Women's Basketball

SaniahTyler

  • position Guard
  • height 5-6
  • class Freshman
  • Hometown Florissant, Mo.

A floor leader in the truest sense that is expected to be a team leader from day one … Coaches raved about her balanced game of knowing when to create for herself or look for her teammates … Coaches talked about her competitive spirit and toughness, especially on the defensive end of the floor … Chose Kentucky over Arizona State and Tennessee.

High School
A four-star prospect by ESPN.com, which ranks her as the 22nd best point guard in the 2022 class … ESPN.com evaluated Tyler at the Raatz-Fence-O’Sheas Classic as an “athletic floor leader with a scoring punch in the back court; physical off the dribble, drives and delivers in traffic; mid-range offensive threat extends to the arc; defends, disrupts” … Was named the St. Louis Post Dispatch All-Metro Player of the Year as a senior … As a three-year starter, she led her high school team to a 85-4 record and two state titles … In the state championship game her senior season, she scored 24 points … Amassed 1,174 career points with 401 assists … Averaged 12.2 points per game as a senior and was a all-distrcit selection … Had an incredible junior season for Incarnate Word in 2020-21, averaging 12.7 points, 3.2 rebounds, 5.3 assists and 2.2 steals per game … Hit over 70 3-pointers as a junior, shooting 35.7 percent from the 3 … Led her team to an undefeated 29-0 record and state championship last season … Was named to the 2021 St. Louis American “Fab Five” Girls All-Star Team as a junior … Shined in the postseason, scoring 21 points in the state quarterfinals … As a sophomore, she averaged 11.8 points, 4.3 assists and 2.6 steals … Hit a last-second 3-pointer in the state quarterfinals as a sophomore to help her team to the semifinals of the event before it was canceled due to COVID … Chose Kentucky over Arizona State and Tennessee

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