Jakhyia Davis

#24 Jakhyia Davis

HT. 6'3"
YR. Jr.
HOMETOWN Knoxville, Tenn.
PREVIOUS SCHOOL Bearden High School

2022-23 (Junior): Played in all 35 games with 18 starts, serving as one of three player to play in every game for the Bucs ... Averaged 6.8 points and 6.5 rebounds per contest ... Recorded three double-doubles ... Led the Bucs in field goal percentage among players with over 100 shot attempts, going 97-185 from the floor for 52.4 percent (a new career-high over three seasons) ... Shot 45-64 from the free throw line for a 70.3 percentage ... Started every game at the post after a season-ending injury to Jayla Ruffus-Milner, filling that void admirably with six double-digit scoring performances and five double-digit rebound games over the span of 16 starts ... Had the second-most blocks in a single game in program history, swatting five shots against Furman in a tightly-contested 66-63 Senior Day win inside Brooks Gym (2/18) ... Had 16 points and seven boards off the bench against Lafayette (11/13) ... Went 5-for-10 from the floor with 15 points against Mount St. Mary's in a neutral site game in Cherokee, North Carolina (12/22) ... Had her first of three double-doubles at Wofford, making her second start in the place of Ruffus-Milner with 10 points and 12 boards (1/21) ... Scored a season-high 20 points with 10 rebounds in the first round of the SoCon tournament as ETSU defeated Samford by a 63-47 final to advance to the next round, as her teammates unofficially tabbed her the MVP of the game and allowed her to stamp on the sticker to move ETSU to the next round (3/2) ... Had five points and seven rebounds in the next round against Chattanooga, earning all-tournament honors (3/3) ... Posted a double-double in the postseason Women's Basketball Invitational (WBI) against New Mexico State with 16 points and 10 boards (3/18) ... Ended the season with 10 rebounds and six points as ETSU defeated Georgia Southern by a 96-49 final for the largest margin of victory against a D1 opponent in school history (3/19) ... Achieved 600 career point and 500 career rebound milestones in 2022-23 ... Averaged 21.2 minutes per game ... 2023 SoCon All-Tournament Team.

2021-22 (Sophomore): Played in 26 of 28 games for ETSU ... Scored a season-high 17 points against SEC powerhouse Tennessee on Dec. 20 ... Captured career-high 17 rebounds against St. Bonaventure Dec. 23 ... Led the Bucs in rebounds (160), blocked shots (22), and defensive rebounds (124) ... Averaged 6.2 rebounds, 7.5 points, and 1.1 turnovers per game.

2020-21 (Freshman): Played in all 20 games in her rookie season, starting in 15 of them … Earned a spot on the Media Southern Conference All-Freshman Team … Finished her year averaging 9.5 points and 6.7 rebounds per game, ranking second on the team in scoring, first in field goal percentage, third in 3PT %, first in rebounds, first in blocks and third in minutes … Finished eighth in the conference in rebounds and fifth in blocked shots … Scored 13 points in her debut against Longwood on Nov. 28 … Posted 11 points and six rebounds in the loss against Tennessee Dec. 1 … Put up another solid performance of seven points and eight rebounds against Vanderbilt on Dec. 8 … Scored a new best of 18 points on 7-9 shooting against Appalachian State (12/20/20)…exploded for her season-best of 25 points against Furman (2/5/21) on 10-15 shooting, recording her first double-double of her collegiate career with a 14 rebound effort while blocking three shots … Recorded another double-double against Samford on Feb. 20, posting 15 points and 11 rebounds in the loss … Fell one rebound short of back-to-back double doubles after a 10 point, nine rebound performance against Western Carolina on Feb. 23 … Tallied 12 points, 14 rebounds and three blocks against Mercer on Feb. 27 on the final day of the regular season … Put up 20+ points for the second time of her career with a 21 point showing to knock off  No. 1 Samford in the SoCon Quarterfinals ... Finished the season with a 14 point, 10 rebound effort in the loss to Wofford in the semis of the conference tournament … Grabbed a career-best three steals on three occasions throughout the season, matching her best effort of three blocks three times, as well … 2020-21 SoCon Honor Roll ... 2021 SoCon All-Freshman Team ... 2021 SoCon All-Tournament Team.

High School: Played for Bearden High School in Knoxville, Tenn. during the school year and TN Flight EYBL during the summers ... Four-time all-district ... Four-time all-region ... Three-time all-state ... Two-time district player of the year ... 1000-plus point scorer ... 1000-plus career rebounds.

Personal: Born on September 2, 2002 ... Nicknamed "J-Bo" ... Daughter of Natasha Davis ... Majoring in Psychology ... Mother Natasha played basketball at Lincoln Memorial University ... Uncle Todd Davis played football at Middle Tennessee State University ... Cousin Jacques McClendon played seven years for six different teams in the NFL and currently serves as the director of player engagement for the Los Angeles Rams.