45 Lakiah Sims
45 Lakiah Sims
Height: 6-1
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Riverdale, Ga.
High School: Charles Drew/Palm Beach State
Position: F
gp 28
pts/g 4.5
fg % 42.6
3pt % 60.0
ft % 48.6
reb/g 3.6
a/g 1.4

AS A JUNIOR (2016-17): Played in 25 games in the season, starting in ten games… Had the most rebounds in the team with 123 for an average of 4.9 rebounds per game… Tallied 20 assists and 12 steals, averaging of 4.9 points per game... Had a season best with 18 points against Gettysburg (Nov. 13) going 7-9 from the field, with one three along with six rebounds, four assists, and two steals… Tallied 11 rebounds against Towson (Nov. 22) with 17 points for her first double-double.

PRIOR TO UMBC: Played two years at Palm Beach State College in Lake Worth, Fla … Ranked third in the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) in rebounds per game with 14.1 … Had nine consecutive double-doubles in 2015, finishing the season with 25 … Finished with 379 total rebounds in 2016, which ranked sixth in the NJCAA … Ranked ninth overall with a 60.8 FG percentage

HIGH SCHOOL: Helped guide Charles R. Drew High School to a Final Four appearance in 2014 … Scored 35 points and collected 23 boards in the Elite Eight against Greenbrier … Notched a 45-point performance against Spalding in 2013 … Selected as Clayton County Player of the Year in 2014 … Named to the Region 4-AAAAA and Atlanta Journal Constitution All-State First-Teams … Participated in the Georgia Coaches Athletic Association Senior All-Star game … Recipient of the Charles Drew High School George Sutherland Sportsmanship Award … Also participated in volleyball and track and field.

PERSONAL: Daughter of Rodney Sims and Sandra Bennett-Sims … Nickname is Shaq … one of four siblings, Lakia Bennett, Lashaunda Sims, and Tyree Sims … Likes to sing and play piano … Majoring in physical therapy.

Recent Games
Feb 14 at Stony Brook L, 53-49
Feb 17 at UAlbany L, 79-45
Feb 22 Hartford L, 61-54
Feb 25 at UMass Lowell W, 61-39
Feb 28 UMass Lowell W, 73-65
Mar 3 vs. Maine L, 65-43
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 28 15
Games started 5 3
Minutes 353 216
Minutes per game 12.6 14.4
FG 52-122 30-78
FG Pct 42.6 38.5
3PT 6-10 6-9
3PT Pct 60.0 66.7
FT 17-35 8-19
FT Pct 48.6 42.1
Off rebounds 37 22
Def rebounds 63 37
Total rebounds 100 59
Rebounds per game 3.6 3.9
Personal fouls 29 18
Disqualifications 0 0
Assists 40 23
Turnovers 32 28
Assist to turnover ratio 1.3 0.8
Steals 7 4
Blocks 13 8
Points 127 74
Points per game 4.5 4.9
Points per 40 min 14.4 13.7
Date Opponent Score gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Nov 10 at Fordham L, 55-46 - 5 1-3 33.3 0-0 - 0-0 - 2
Nov 12 at Hofstra L, 71-55 - 2 0-3 0.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Nov 14 Gettysburg W, 72-45 - 4 0-2 0.0 0-0 - 2-2 100.0 2
Nov 17 LIU Brooklyn L, 66-52 - 14 6-6 100.0 0-0 - 1-2 50.0 13
Nov 21 at Towson L, 95-64 1 12 2-3 66.7 0-0 - 0-0 - 4
Nov 25 vs. St. Bonaventure L, 63-54 - 6 1-2 50.0 0-0 - 2-2 100.0 4
Nov 26 vs. North Dakota St. L, 67-53 - 1 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Nov 29 American L, 61-48 - 7 4-5 80.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 8
Dec 3 Columbia L, 60-44 - 14 3-4 75.0 0-0 - 3-4 75.0 9
Dec 7 Denver L, 70-48 1 19 3-4 75.0 0-1 0.0 0-2 0.0 6
Dec 11 at George Mason L, 58-38 - - - - - - - - -
Dec 21 at Eastern Shore L, 66-43 - - - - - - - - -
Dec 30 at Princeton L, 77-40 - 11 0-3 0.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Jan 3 at New Hampshire L, 56-51 1 17 2-5 40.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 4
Jan 6 Vermont L, 72-58 1 22 6-12 50.0 2-2 100.0 3-5 60.0 17
Jan 10 Maine L, 64-50 - 2 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Jan 13 UMass Lowell W, 66-54 - 9 2-6 33.3 0-0 - 1-2 50.0 5
Jan 15 at Hartford L, 65-54 - 13 1-2 50.0 0-0 - 1-2 50.0 3
Jan 21 UAlbany L, 78-75 - 17 2-4 50.0 1-1 100.0 1-2 50.0 6
Jan 24 at Binghamton L, 81-51 - 16 2-7 28.6 1-1 100.0 0-1 0.0 5
Jan 28 at Maine L, 69-36 - 9 0-0 - 0-0 - 2-2 100.0 2
Jan 31 Stony Brook L, 69-44 - 14 0-2 0.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Feb 3 at Vermont W, 52-51 - 17 2-7 28.6 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 4
Feb 8 Binghamton L, 68-53 - 17 4-12 33.3 0-0 - 0-1 0.0 8
Feb 11 New Hampshire L, 51-46 - 11 2-6 33.3 0-1 0.0 0-2 0.0 4
Feb 14 at Stony Brook L, 53-49 - 21 4-7 57.1 1-1 100.0 0-0 - 9
Feb 17 at UAlbany L, 79-45 - - - - - - - - -
Feb 22 Hartford L, 61-54 1 16 0-3 0.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Feb 25 at UMass Lowell W, 61-39 - 15 3-5 60.0 1-2 50.0 0-2 0.0 7
Feb 28 UMass Lowell W, 73-65 - 25 1-3 33.3 0-0 - 1-4 25.0 3
Mar 3 vs. Maine L, 65-43 - 17 1-6 16.7 0-0 - 0-0 - 2
Date Opponent Score gs min off def reb ast to a/to stl blk pf dq
Nov 10 at Fordham L, 55-46 - 5 0 2 2 0 0 - 0 0 2 -
Nov 12 at Hofstra L, 71-55 - 2 1 1 2 0 0 - 0 0 0 -
Nov 14 Gettysburg W, 72-45 - 4 0 2 2 2 0 - 0 0 1 -
Nov 17 LIU Brooklyn L, 66-52 - 14 1 2 3 2 1 2.0 0 1 0 -
Nov 21 at Towson L, 95-64 1 12 0 2 2 2 0 - 0 2 1 -
Nov 25 vs. St. Bonaventure L, 63-54 - 6 3 2 5 1 0 - 0 0 1 -
Nov 26 vs. North Dakota St. L, 67-53 - 1 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 -
Nov 29 American L, 61-48 - 7 2 1 3 0 0 - 1 0 0 -
Dec 3 Columbia L, 60-44 - 14 2 1 3 2 0 - 0 1 0 -
Dec 7 Denver L, 70-48 1 19 1 1 2 3 0 - 0 0 1 -
Dec 11 at George Mason L, 58-38 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Dec 21 at Eastern Shore L, 66-43 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Dec 30 at Princeton L, 77-40 - 11 0 2 2 1 1 1.0 0 0 0 -
Jan 3 at New Hampshire L, 56-51 1 17 1 3 4 2 1 2.0 1 0 2 -
Jan 6 Vermont L, 72-58 1 22 5 2 7 4 3 1.3 1 0 1 0
Jan 10 Maine L, 64-50 - 2 0 1 1 0 2 0.0 0 1 0 -
Jan 13 UMass Lowell W, 66-54 - 9 1 0 1 3 2 1.5 0 1 3 -
Jan 15 at Hartford L, 65-54 - 13 1 0 1 0 2 0.0 1 0 1 -
Jan 21 UAlbany L, 78-75 - 17 5 3 8 3 2 1.5 0 0 2 -
Jan 24 at Binghamton L, 81-51 - 16 0 4 4 4 2 2.0 0 2 1 -
Jan 28 at Maine L, 69-36 - 9 0 0 0 1 2 0.5 0 0 0 -
Jan 31 Stony Brook L, 69-44 - 14 1 1 2 0 3 0.0 1 0 1 0
Feb 3 at Vermont W, 52-51 - 17 0 3 3 1 0 - 0 0 1 -
Feb 8 Binghamton L, 68-53 - 17 4 2 6 2 1 2.0 0 1 3 -
Feb 11 New Hampshire L, 51-46 - 11 2 0 2 0 2 0.0 0 1 1 -
Feb 14 at Stony Brook L, 53-49 - 21 1 6 7 0 2 0.0 0 2 1 -
Feb 17 at UAlbany L, 79-45 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 22 Hartford L, 61-54 1 16 0 3 3 0 3 0.0 0 0 1 -
Feb 25 at UMass Lowell W, 61-39 - 15 1 9 10 3 1 3.0 0 0 0 -
Feb 28 UMass Lowell W, 73-65 - 25 4 6 10 4 1 4.0 2 1 4 -
Mar 3 vs. Maine L, 65-43 - 17 1 4 5 0 1 0.0 0 0 1 -
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
2016-17 25 10 17.6 1.8-4.4 41.4 0.1-0.3 37.5 1.1-1.6 69.2 4.9
2017-18 28 5 12.6 1.9-4.4 42.6 0.2-0.4 60.0 0.6-1.2 48.6 4.5
Total 53 15 14.9 1.8-4.4 42.1 0.2-0.3 50.0 0.8-1.4 59.5 4.7
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
2016-17 25 10 439 46-111 41.4 3-8 37.5 27-39 69.2 122
2017-18 28 5 353 52-122 42.6 6-10 60.0 17-35 48.6 127
Total 53 15 792 98-233 42.1 9-18 50.0 44-74 59.5 249
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
2016-17 25 10 17.6 4.2-10.1 41.4 0.3-0.7 37.5 2.5-3.6 69.2 11.1
2017-18 28 5 12.6 5.9-13.8 42.6 0.7-1.1 60.0 1.9-4.0 48.6 14.4
Total 53 15 14.9 4.9-11.8 42.1 0.5-0.9 50.0 2.2-3.7 59.5 12.6
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
2016-17 25 10 17.6 1.6 3.3 4.9 1.6 0.0 0.8 1.6 0.5 0.5 0.4
2017-18 28 5 12.6 1.3 2.3 3.6 1.0 0.0 1.4 1.1 1.3 0.3 0.5
Total 53 15 14.9 1.5 2.8 4.2 1.3 0.0 1.1 1.4 0.8 0.4 0.4
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
2016-17 25 10 439 40 83 123 39 1 20 41 0.5 12 9
2017-18 28 5 353 37 63 100 29 0 40 32 1.3 7 13
Total 53 15 792 77 146 223 68 1 60 73 0.8 19 22
  gp gs mpg off/40 def/40 reb/40 pf/40 dq/40 ast/40 to/40 a/to stl/40 blk/40
2016-17 25 10 17.6 3.6 7.6 11.2 3.6 0.1 1.8 3.7 0.5 1.1 0.8
2017-18 28 5 12.6 4.2 7.1 11.3 3.3 0.0 4.5 3.6 1.3 0.8 1.5
Total 53 15 14.9 3.9 7.4 11.3 3.4 0.1 3.0 3.7 0.8 1.0 1.1
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
Total 28 5 12.6 1.9-4.4 42.6 0.2-0.4 60.0 0.6-1.2 48.6 4.5
Conference 15 3 14.4 2.0-5.2 38.5 0.4-0.6 66.7 0.5-1.3 42.1 4.9
Exhibition - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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Home 14 3 13.6 2.4-4.9 47.8 0.2-0.4 60.0 0.9-1.9 46.2 5.8
Away 11 2 12.5 1.5-4.1 37.8 0.3-0.5 60.0 0.3-0.6 42.9 3.6
Neutral 3 - 8.0 0.7-2.7 25.0 0.0-0.0 - 0.7-0.7 100.0 2.0
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Wins 5 - 14.0 1.6-4.6 34.8 0.2-0.6 33.3 0.8-2.0 40.0 4.2
Losses 23 5 12.3 1.9-4.3 44.4 0.2-0.3 71.4 0.6-1.1 52.0 4.6
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November 8 1 6.4 1.8-3.0 58.3 0.0-0.0 - 0.6-0.8 83.3 4.1
December 3 1 14.7 2.0-3.7 54.5 0.0-0.3 0.0 1.0-2.0 50.0 5.0
January 9 2 13.2 1.7-4.2 39.5 0.4-0.4 100.0 0.9-1.6 57.1 4.7
February 7 1 17.4 2.3-6.1 37.2 0.3-0.7 40.0 0.1-1.3 11.1 5.0
March 1 - 17.0 1.0-6.0 16.7 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 2.0
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Total 28 5 353 52-122 42.6 6-10 60.0 17-35 48.6 127
Conference 15 3 216 30-78 38.5 6-9 66.7 8-19 42.1 74
Exhibition - - - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
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Home 14 3 191 33-69 47.8 3-5 60.0 12-26 46.2 81
Away 11 2 138 17-45 37.8 3-5 60.0 3-7 42.9 40
Neutral 3 - 24 2-8 25.0 0-0 - 2-2 100.0 6
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Wins 5 - 70 8-23 34.8 1-3 33.3 4-10 40.0 21
Losses 23 5 283 44-99 44.4 5-7 71.4 13-25 52.0 106
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November 8 1 51 14-24 58.3 0-0 - 5-6 83.3 33
December 3 1 44 6-11 54.5 0-1 0.0 3-6 50.0 15
January 9 2 119 15-38 39.5 4-4 100.0 8-14 57.1 42
February 7 1 122 16-43 37.2 2-5 40.0 1-9 11.1 35
March 1 - 17 1-6 16.7 0-0 - 0-0 - 2
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
Total 28 5 12.6 5.9-13.8 42.6 0.7-1.1 60.0 1.9-4.0 48.6 14.4
Conference 15 3 14.4 5.6-14.4 38.5 1.1-1.7 66.7 1.5-3.5 42.1 13.7
Exhibition - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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Home 14 3 13.6 6.9-14.5 47.8 0.6-1.0 60.0 2.5-5.4 46.2 17.0
Away 11 2 12.5 4.9-13.0 37.8 0.9-1.4 60.0 0.9-2.0 42.9 11.6
Neutral 3 - 8.0 3.3-13.3 25.0 0.0-0.0 - 3.3-3.3 100.0 10.0
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Wins 5 - 14.0 4.6-13.1 34.8 0.6-1.7 33.3 2.3-5.7 40.0 12.0
Losses 23 5 12.3 6.2-14.0 44.4 0.7-1.0 71.4 1.8-3.5 52.0 15.0
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November 8 1 6.4 11.0-18.8 58.3 0.0-0.0 - 3.9-4.7 83.3 25.9
December 3 1 14.7 5.5-10.0 54.5 0.0-0.9 0.0 2.7-5.5 50.0 13.6
January 9 2 13.2 5.0-12.8 39.5 1.3-1.3 100.0 2.7-4.7 57.1 14.1
February 7 1 17.4 5.2-14.1 37.2 0.7-1.6 40.0 0.3-3.0 11.1 11.5
March 1 - 17.0 2.4-14.1 16.7 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 4.7
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
Total 28 5 12.6 1.3 2.3 3.6 1.0 0.0 1.4 1.1 1.3 0.3 0.5
Conference 15 3 14.4 1.5 2.5 3.9 1.2 0.0 1.5 1.9 0.8 0.3 0.5
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 14 3 13.6 2.0 1.8 3.8 1.3 0.0 1.8 1.4 1.3 0.4 0.5
Away 11 2 12.5 0.5 2.9 3.4 0.8 - 1.3 1.0 1.3 0.2 0.5
Neutral 3 - 8.0 1.3 2.0 3.3 0.7 - 0.3 0.3 1.0 0.0 0.0
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Wins 5 - 14.0 1.2 4.0 5.2 1.8 - 2.6 0.8 3.3 0.4 0.4
Losses 23 5 12.3 1.3 1.9 3.2 0.9 0.0 1.2 1.2 1.0 0.2 0.5
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November 8 1 6.4 0.9 1.5 2.4 0.6 - 0.9 0.1 7.0 0.1 0.4
December 3 1 14.7 1.0 1.3 2.3 0.3 - 2.0 0.3 6.0 0.0 0.3
January 9 2 13.2 1.6 1.6 3.1 1.2 0.0 1.9 2.1 0.9 0.4 0.4
February 7 1 17.4 1.7 4.1 5.9 1.6 - 1.4 1.4 1.0 0.3 0.7
March 1 - 17.0 1.0 4.0 5.0 1.0 - 0.0 1.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
Total 28 5 353 37 63 100 29 0 40 32 1.3 7 13
Conference 15 3 216 22 37 59 18 0 23 28 0.8 4 8
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 14 3 191 28 25 53 18 0 25 20 1.3 5 7
Away 11 2 138 5 32 37 9 - 14 11 1.3 2 6
Neutral 3 - 24 4 6 10 2 - 1 1 1.0 0 0
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Wins 5 - 70 6 20 26 9 - 13 4 3.3 2 2
Losses 23 5 283 31 43 74 20 0 27 28 1.0 5 11
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November 8 1 51 7 12 19 5 - 7 1 7.0 1 3
December 3 1 44 3 4 7 1 - 6 1 6.0 0 1
January 9 2 119 14 14 28 11 0 17 19 0.9 4 4
February 7 1 122 12 29 41 11 - 10 10 1.0 2 5
March 1 - 17 1 4 5 1 - 0 1 0.0 0 0
  gp gs mpg off/40 def/40 reb/40 pf/40 dq/40 ast/40 to/40 a/to stl/40 blk/40
Total 28 5 12.6 4.2 7.1 11.3 3.3 0.0 4.5 3.6 1.3 0.8 1.5
Conference 15 3 14.4 4.1 6.9 10.9 3.3 0.0 4.3 5.2 0.8 0.7 1.5
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 14 3 13.6 5.9 5.2 11.1 3.8 0.0 5.2 4.2 1.3 1.0 1.5
Away 11 2 12.5 1.4 9.3 10.7 2.6 0.0 4.1 3.2 1.3 0.6 1.7
Neutral 3 - 8.0 6.7 10.0 16.7 3.3 0.0 1.7 1.7 1.0 0.0 0.0
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Wins 5 - 14.0 3.4 11.4 14.9 5.1 0.0 7.4 2.3 3.3 1.1 1.1
Losses 23 5 12.3 4.4 6.1 10.5 2.8 0.0 3.8 4.0 1.0 0.7 1.6
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November 8 1 6.4 5.5 9.4 14.9 3.9 0.0 5.5 0.8 7.0 0.8 2.4
December 3 1 14.7 2.7 3.6 6.4 0.9 0.0 5.5 0.9 6.0 0.0 0.9
January 9 2 13.2 4.7 4.7 9.4 3.7 0.0 5.7 6.4 0.9 1.3 1.3
February 7 1 17.4 3.9 9.5 13.4 3.6 0.0 3.3 3.3 1.0 0.7 1.6
March 1 - 17.0 2.4 9.4 11.8 2.4 0.0 0.0 2.4 0.0 0.0 0.0