Khayla

Pointer

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Guard
Height: 5'7"
Class: Sophomore
City/State: Kennesaw, Ga.
High School: Holy Innocents' Episcopal HS
Experience: 1 Letter

Bio

CAREER
* Scored 4.4 points per game as a rookie.
* Third on the team with 66 assists and fourth with 26 steals.
* One of five players to see time in all 29 games last season.
* Made four starts and was typically the first person off the bench.

FRESHMAN SEASON (2017-18)
* Made 3 consecutive starts from Nov. 21-25 and made a fourth start against Central Michigan in the NCAA Tournament.
* One of five players to play in all 29 games.
* Scored 4.4 points per game.
* Third on the team with 66 assists and fourth with 26 steals.
* Scored a season-high 17 points at Florida on January 14.
* Only other double-digit game was at Northern Colorado with 10 points on November 15.
* Grabbed a season-high five rebounds twice – at Florida on January 14 and at Texas A&M on January 22.
* Dished out a season-high six assists at home against Auburn on January 18.
* Shot 71.9 percent from the free throw line.
* Father, Kirk, passed away unexpectedly the first week of the season; decided to play in season opener at USF, where a moment of silence was observed in honor of her father.

HIGH SCHOOL (2013-17)
* Named 2017 MaxPreps All-America honorable mention.
* Led Holy Innocents’ to state runner-up finish in senior year and state crown as a junior.
* Named Atlanta Journal-Constitution All-State selection four times, First Team in 2015 and 2017.
* As a junior, averaged 15.2 points, six rebounds, 6.1 assists and 7.1 steals per game.
* Sophomore year brought a regional championships and 31-1 record, while averaging 14.7 points, 5.4 rebounds, 4.6 assists and 3.4 steals.
* Honored as the AJC North Fulton Player of the Year.
* Was Second Team All-State as a freshman.
* Played club ball for Team Pointer Elite and was named MVP of the Holiday Hoopsgiving Tournament.

PERSONAL
* Daughter of Simone Pointer and the late Kirk Pointer.
* Honors dad by wearing a ring she had made to keep his memory close.
* Has a brother, Joshua.
* Born on November 25, 1998.
* Majoring in Accounting.
* Likes to do play 2K and listen to music, love being outside playing sports and throwing a ball around.
* Favorite food – Olive Garden spaghetti.
* Favorite music/artist – rap, Lil Baby, Lil Wayne, T.I.
* Favorite hangout activity – play UNO.
* Favorite movie – Think Like A Man.
* Life after basketball – Work for or create my own athletic apparel company.
* Why LSU? I like the family atmosphere and the opportunity to play for my Aunt Nikki.
* O the places I will go – Paris.
* Started playing basketball at age 5.
* Full name is Khayla Nicole Pointer.

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