11 Maaliya Owens
11 - Maaliya Owens
Height: 5-9
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Georgetown, Ky.
Position: G
Previous School: Scott County HS
gp 15
pts/g 7.1
fg % 33.3
3pt % 30.2
ft % 86.4
reb/g 3.1
a/g 1.0

2020-21 (Sophomore): Saw action in all 25 games ... averaged 5.8 points and 1.7 rebounds per game, while shooting .304 from the field, .254 from 3-point range and .750 from the free-throw line ... recorded a career-high 19 points at home against SIUE (2/11/21) as she was 7-for-15 from the field with five 3-pointers made on 12 attempts -- all career highs ... Owens also collected a career-best eight rebounds and five assists at home against Murray State ... saw double-digit scoring in five contests in the shortened season.

2019-20 (Freshman): Appeared in 30 games and received her first career start against Jacksonville State (Feb. 29)… averaged 14.8 minutes per game, which ranked eighth on the team… averaged 6.4 points per game, shooting 36.8 percent from the field and 35 percent from 3-point range… recorded a career-high 18 points, tying for a career-high six made field goals and four made 3-point field goals against Southeast Missouri (Feb. 8)… collected a career-high five rebounds against Detroit Mercy (Nov. 30)… dished out a career-high four assists against Southeast Missouri (Feb. 22) and Tennessee Wesleyan (Dec. 29)… tallied a career-high three steals against Cumberland (Tenn.) (Nov. 5)… netted a career-high four free throws against Southern Illinois (Nov. 16).

High School: Owens comes to Tech from Scott County High School, where she was a guard under the wing of Steve Helton… ranks third all-time in scoring at Scott County, recording a career 2,378 points with the Cardinals… helped lead Scott County to a 34-2 record and state tournament appearance as a senior… averaged 19.7 points, five rebounds, three assists, and two steals per game her senior season… three-time all-district and all-regional team selection… Kentucky Junior and Battle of the Bridges All-Star… Ironton Shootout MVP… two-time Toyota Classic All-Tournament team selection and three-time defensive player of the game… 2019 Donna L. J. Murphy Award winner… 2019 Miss KY Basketball candidate… 2019 KY Senior All-Star… 2019 KABC 11th Region Player of the Year… 2019 KHSAA All-State Tournament Selection… 2019 KHSAA Top-10 Player… 2019 McDonald's All-American nominee… 2019 USA Today All-USA Girls First Team… 2019 The Cats' Pause 11th Region Player of the Year… 2019 Gatorade Player of the Year nominee… 2019 KHSAA 5th in 3-point shooting, averaging .410… played club with OverTime Performance and in the Nike National EYBL circuit with Kentucky Premier.

Personal: The daughter of Monica Owens and Doug Bibby ... mother Monica played basketball at Lincoln Memorial.

Academic: Majoring in exercise science and physical wellness with an emphasis in pre-occupational therapy.

Honors & Awards:

  • OVC Freshman of the Week (Jan. 7, 2020)
  • OVC Co-Freshman of the Week (Dec. 30, 2019)
  • Athletic Director’s Honor Roll (spring 2020)
Recent Games
Dec 21 Samford
Dec 30 at Tennessee State L, 96-93
Jan 1 at Murray State W, 65-62
Jan 6 Morehead State W, 78-48
Jan 8 Murray State L, 70-45
Jan 13 at Southeast Missouri W, 75-58
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 15 5
Games started 1 1
Minutes 300 101
Minutes per game 20.0 20.2
FG 36-108 9-29
FG Pct 33.3 31.0
3PT 16-53 5-13
3PT Pct 30.2 38.5
FT 19-22 7-8
FT Pct 86.4 87.5
Off rebounds 13 4
Def rebounds 33 10
Total rebounds 46 14
Rebounds per game 3.1 2.8
Personal fouls 9 4
Disqualifications - -
Assists 15 4
Turnovers 20 8
Assist to turnover ratio 0.8 0.5
Steals 5 1
Blocks 5 1
Points 107 30
Points per game 7.1 6.0
Points per 40 min 14.3 11.9
Date Opponent Score gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Oct 28 Christian Brothers W, 86-56 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 9 Bethel (TN) W, 85-46 - 17 2-5 40.0 1-3 33.3 1-2 50.0 6
Nov 13 Chattanooga W, 85-58 - 24 6-11 54.5 2-6 33.3 1-1 100.0 15
Nov 18 at Vanderbilt L, 75-55 - 27 3-12 25.0 2-6 33.3 0-1 0.0 8
Nov 22 Middle Tennessee L, 65-47 - 20 3-11 27.3 1-5 20.0 2-2 100.0 9
Nov 26 at #25 FGCU L, 81-69 - 26 3-6 50.0 0-2 0.0 2-2 100.0 8
Nov 27 at New Mexico State L, 66-54 - 16 3-7 42.9 1-3 33.3 0-0 - 7
Dec 1 at #11 Tennessee L, 76-48 - 19 2-10 20.0 1-4 25.0 2-2 100.0 7
Dec 5 at Western Kentucky W, 76-72 - 23 2-8 25.0 1-4 25.0 0-0 - 5
Dec 9 at Western Carolina W, 67-50 - 13 1-2 50.0 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 2
Dec 16 Tennessee Wesleyan W, 84-34 - 14 2-7 28.6 2-6 33.3 4-4 100.0 10
Dec 21 Samford   - - - - - - - - -
Dec 30 at Tennessee State L, 96-93 1 40 3-9 33.3 3-6 50.0 2-2 100.0 11
Jan 1 at Murray State W, 65-62 - 15 2-7 28.6 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 4
Jan 6 Morehead State W, 78-48 - 17 3-7 42.9 2-3 66.7 3-4 75.0 11
Jan 8 Murray State L, 70-45 - 10 0-3 0.0 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 0
Jan 13 at Southeast Missouri W, 75-58 - 19 1-3 33.3 0-2 0.0 2-2 100.0 4
Jan 20 SIUE   - - - - - - - - -
Jan 22 at Belmont   - - - - - - - - -
Jan 24 Eastern Illinois   - - - - - - - - -
Jan 29 Austin Peay   - - - - - - - - -
Jan 31 at UT Martin   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 3 at Morehead State   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 5 Belmont   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 10 at Eastern Illinois   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 12 at SIUE   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 17 Southeast Missouri   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 19 at Austin Peay   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 24 Tennessee State   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 26 UT Martin   - - - - - - - - -
Mar 2 vs. TBA   - - - - - - - - -
Mar 3 vs. TBA   - - - - - - - - -
Mar 4 vs. TBA   - - - - - - - - -
Mar 5 vs. TBA   - - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score gs min off def reb ast to a/to stl blk pf dq
Oct 28 Christian Brothers W, 86-56 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 9 Bethel (TN) W, 85-46 - 17 1 1 2 2 1 2.0 0 0 0 -
Nov 13 Chattanooga W, 85-58 - 24 1 3 4 0 2 0.0 0 0 0 -
Nov 18 at Vanderbilt L, 75-55 - 27 1 4 5 1 3 0.3 1 0 0 -
Nov 22 Middle Tennessee L, 65-47 - 20 3 3 6 0 1 0.0 0 0 1 -
Nov 26 at #25 FGCU L, 81-69 - 26 0 3 3 0 1 0.0 1 0 1 -
Nov 27 at New Mexico State L, 66-54 - 16 0 1 1 0 1 0.0 0 0 2 -
Dec 1 at #11 Tennessee L, 76-48 - 19 3 2 5 2 0 - 1 1 0 -
Dec 5 at Western Kentucky W, 76-72 - 23 0 2 2 5 1 5.0 0 1 1 -
Dec 9 at Western Carolina W, 67-50 - 13 0 1 1 1 2 0.5 1 0 0 -
Dec 16 Tennessee Wesleyan W, 84-34 - 14 0 3 3 0 0 - 0 2 0 -
Dec 21 Samford   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Dec 30 at Tennessee State L, 96-93 1 40 2 5 7 0 4 0.0 0 0 1 -
Jan 1 at Murray State W, 65-62 - 15 0 0 0 1 1 1.0 0 1 1 -
Jan 6 Morehead State W, 78-48 - 17 0 3 3 1 0 - 1 0 1 -
Jan 8 Murray State L, 70-45 - 10 0 1 1 0 3 0.0 0 0 0 -
Jan 13 at Southeast Missouri W, 75-58 - 19 2 1 3 2 0 - 0 0 1 -
Jan 20 SIUE   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 22 at Belmont   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 24 Eastern Illinois   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 29 Austin Peay   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 31 at UT Martin   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 3 at Morehead State   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 5 Belmont   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 10 at Eastern Illinois   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 12 at SIUE   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 17 Southeast Missouri   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 19 at Austin Peay   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 24 Tennessee State   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 26 UT Martin   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 2 vs. TBA   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 3 vs. TBA   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 4 vs. TBA   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 5 vs. TBA   - - - - - - - - - - - -
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
2019-20 30 1 14.8 2.2-6.1 36.8 1.4-4.0 35.0 0.6-0.9 65.4 6.4
2020-21 25 - 16.8 2.1-6.8 30.4 1.2-4.6 25.4 0.5-0.6 75.0 5.8
2021-22 15 1 20.0 2.4-7.2 33.3 1.1-3.5 30.2 1.3-1.5 86.4 7.1
Total 70 2 16.6 2.2-6.6 33.6 1.2-4.1 30.3 0.7-0.9 75.0 6.4
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
2019-20 30 1 444 67-182 36.8 42-120 35.0 17-26 65.4 193
2020-21 25 - 419 52-171 30.4 29-114 25.4 12-16 75.0 145
2021-22 15 1 300 36-108 33.3 16-53 30.2 19-22 86.4 107
Total 70 2 1163 155-461 33.6 87-287 30.3 48-64 75.0 445
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
2019-20 30 1 14.8 6.0-16.4 36.8 3.8-10.8 35.0 1.5-2.3 65.4 17.4
2020-21 25 - 16.8 5.0-16.3 30.4 2.8-10.9 25.4 1.1-1.5 75.0 13.8
2021-22 15 1 20.0 4.8-14.4 33.3 2.1-7.1 30.2 2.5-2.9 86.4 14.3
Total 70 2 16.6 5.3-15.9 33.6 3.0-9.9 30.3 1.7-2.2 75.0 15.3
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
2019-20 30 1 14.8 0.5 1.3 1.8 0.8 - 1.0 0.8 1.3 0.4 0.1
2020-21 25 - 16.8 0.4 1.4 1.7 0.8 0.0 0.9 0.9 1.0 0.5 0.2
2021-22 15 1 20.0 0.9 2.2 3.1 0.6 - 1.0 1.3 0.8 0.3 0.3
Total 70 2 16.6 0.5 1.5 2.1 0.7 0.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 0.4 0.2
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
2019-20 30 1 444 16 39 55 23 - 30 24 1.3 12 4
2020-21 25 - 419 9 34 43 20 0 23 23 1.0 13 4
2021-22 15 1 300 13 33 46 9 - 15 20 0.8 5 5
Total 70 2 1163 38 106 144 52 0 68 67 1.0 30 13
  gp gs mpg off/40 def/40 reb/40 pf/40 dq/40 ast/40 to/40 a/to stl/40 blk/40
2019-20 30 1 14.8 1.4 3.5 5.0 2.1 0.0 2.7 2.2 1.3 1.1 0.4
2020-21 25 - 16.8 0.9 3.2 4.1 1.9 0.0 2.2 2.2 1.0 1.2 0.4
2021-22 15 1 20.0 1.7 4.4 6.1 1.2 0.0 2.0 2.7 0.8 0.7 0.7
Total 70 2 16.6 1.3 3.6 5.0 1.8 0.0 2.3 2.3 1.0 1.0 0.4
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
Total 15 1 20.0 2.4-7.2 33.3 1.1-3.5 30.2 1.3-1.5 86.4 7.1
Conference 5 1 20.2 1.8-5.8 31.0 1.0-2.6 38.5 1.4-1.6 87.5 6.0
Exhibition - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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Home 6 - 17.0 2.7-7.3 36.4 1.3-4.0 33.3 1.8-2.2 84.6 8.5
Away 9 1 22.0 2.2-7.1 31.3 0.9-3.2 27.6 0.9-1.0 88.9 6.2
Neutral - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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Wins 8 - 17.8 2.4-6.2 38.0 1.0-3.2 30.8 1.4-1.6 84.6 7.1
Losses 7 1 22.6 2.4-8.3 29.3 1.1-3.9 29.6 1.1-1.3 88.9 7.1
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November 6 - 21.7 3.3-8.7 38.5 1.2-4.2 28.0 1.0-1.3 75.0 8.8
December 5 1 21.8 2.0-7.2 27.8 1.4-4.2 33.3 1.6-1.6 100.0 7.0
January 4 - 15.3 1.5-5.0 30.0 0.5-1.8 28.6 1.2-1.5 83.3 4.8
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Total 15 1 300 36-108 33.3 16-53 30.2 19-22 86.4 107
Conference 5 1 101 9-29 31.0 5-13 38.5 7-8 87.5 30
Exhibition - - - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
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Home 6 - 102 16-44 36.4 8-24 33.3 11-13 84.6 51
Away 9 1 198 20-64 31.3 8-29 27.6 8-9 88.9 56
Neutral - - - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
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Wins 8 - 142 19-50 38.0 8-26 30.8 11-13 84.6 57
Losses 7 1 158 17-58 29.3 8-27 29.6 8-9 88.9 50
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November 6 - 130 20-52 38.5 7-25 28.0 6-8 75.0 53
December 5 1 109 10-36 27.8 7-21 33.3 8-8 100.0 35
January 4 - 61 6-20 30.0 2-7 28.6 5-6 83.3 19
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
Total 15 1 20.0 4.8-14.4 33.3 2.1-7.1 30.2 2.5-2.9 86.4 14.3
Conference 5 1 20.2 3.6-11.5 31.0 2.0-5.1 38.5 2.8-3.2 87.5 11.9
Exhibition - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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Home 6 - 17.0 6.3-17.3 36.4 3.1-9.4 33.3 4.3-5.1 84.6 20.0
Away 9 1 22.0 4.0-12.9 31.3 1.6-5.9 27.6 1.6-1.8 88.9 11.3
Neutral - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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Wins 8 - 17.8 5.4-14.1 38.0 2.3-7.3 30.8 3.1-3.7 84.6 16.1
Losses 7 1 22.6 4.3-14.7 29.3 2.0-6.8 29.6 2.0-2.3 88.9 12.7
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November 6 - 21.7 6.2-16.0 38.5 2.2-7.7 28.0 1.8-2.5 75.0 16.3
December 5 1 21.8 3.7-13.2 27.8 2.6-7.7 33.3 2.9-2.9 100.0 12.8
January 4 - 15.3 3.9-13.1 30.0 1.3-4.6 28.6 3.3-3.9 83.3 12.5
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
Total 15 1 20.0 0.9 2.2 3.1 0.6 - 1.0 1.3 0.8 0.3 0.3
Conference 5 1 20.2 0.8 2.0 2.8 0.8 - 0.8 1.6 0.5 0.2 0.2
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 6 - 17.0 0.8 2.3 3.2 0.3 - 0.5 1.2 0.4 0.2 0.3
Away 9 1 22.0 0.9 2.1 3.0 0.8 - 1.3 1.4 0.9 0.4 0.3
Neutral - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Wins 8 - 17.8 0.5 1.8 2.3 0.5 - 1.5 0.9 1.7 0.3 0.5
Losses 7 1 22.6 1.3 2.7 4.0 0.7 - 0.4 1.9 0.2 0.4 0.1
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November 6 - 21.7 1.0 2.5 3.5 0.7 - 0.5 1.5 0.3 0.3 0.0
December 5 1 21.8 1.0 2.6 3.6 0.4 - 1.6 1.4 1.1 0.4 0.8
January 4 - 15.3 0.5 1.3 1.8 0.8 - 1.0 1.0 1.0 0.3 0.3
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
Total 15 1 300 13 33 46 9 - 15 20 0.8 5 5
Conference 5 1 101 4 10 14 4 - 4 8 0.5 1 1
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 6 - 102 5 14 19 2 - 3 7 0.4 1 2
Away 9 1 198 8 19 27 7 - 12 13 0.9 4 3
Neutral - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Wins 8 - 142 4 14 18 4 - 12 7 1.7 2 4
Losses 7 1 158 9 19 28 5 - 3 13 0.2 3 1
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November 6 - 130 6 15 21 4 - 3 9 0.3 2 0
December 5 1 109 5 13 18 2 - 8 7 1.1 2 4
January 4 - 61 2 5 7 3 - 4 4 1.0 1 1
  gp gs mpg off/40 def/40 reb/40 pf/40 dq/40 ast/40 to/40 a/to stl/40 blk/40
Total 15 1 20.0 1.7 4.4 6.1 1.2 0.0 2.0 2.7 0.8 0.7 0.7
Conference 5 1 20.2 1.6 4.0 5.5 1.6 0.0 1.6 3.2 0.5 0.4 0.4
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 6 - 17.0 2.0 5.5 7.5 0.8 0.0 1.2 2.7 0.4 0.4 0.8
Away 9 1 22.0 1.6 3.8 5.5 1.4 0.0 2.4 2.6 0.9 0.8 0.6
Neutral - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Wins 8 - 17.8 1.1 3.9 5.1 1.1 0.0 3.4 2.0 1.7 0.6 1.1
Losses 7 1 22.6 2.3 4.8 7.1 1.3 0.0 0.8 3.3 0.2 0.8 0.3
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November 6 - 21.7 1.8 4.6 6.5 1.2 0.0 0.9 2.8 0.3 0.6 0.0
December 5 1 21.8 1.8 4.8 6.6 0.7 0.0 2.9 2.6 1.1 0.7 1.5
January 4 - 15.3 1.3 3.3 4.6 2.0 0.0 2.6 2.6 1.0 0.7 0.7