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Kiara Golden

Kiara  Golden

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Olive Branch, Miss.

High School:
Center Hill H.S.

Height:
5-8

Position:
G

Experience:
1L

03/02/2016

Rebels Fall To Vanderbilt in SEC Tournament

Sessom leads Ole Miss with 17 points

02/18/2016

Ole Miss Drops Heartbreaker in Knoxville

Sessom with game-high 21 points

01/07/2016

Rebels Drop Road Contest to LSU

Tigers' big second half too much for Ole Miss

12/19/2015

Sessom's Double-Double Leads Rebels Past McNeese State

Sessom's 13th-Straight Game Scoring Double Figures

11/22/2015

Joseph With 20 Points in Ole Miss Loss

Ole Miss drops third game to Middle Tennessee

Kiara Golden
Career Highs
Points: 19 at WKU (12/4/14)
Rebounds: 6 at WKU (12/4/14)
Assists: 4 vs. Mississippi Valley (11/13/15)
Steals: 4 at Middle Tennessee (11/22/15)
Blocks: 1 3x, last at LSu (1/7/16)
Field Goals: 6 at WKU (12/4/14)
Free Throws: 4 3x, last vs Baylor (12/7/14)
Three Pointers: 4 vs. McNeese State (12/19/15)

Sophomore (2015-16): Averaged 3.4 points and 1.0 rebounds in sophomore campaign … Made 18 appearances on the season … Posted two games in double figures and led the team in assists on one occasion … Saw action in seven SEC games with a 1.3 scoring average … Made first appearance in four games against Vanderbilt in the SEC Tournament … Scored seven points vs. Vanderbilt, which was the most in SEC action and the most since tallying 12 points in non-conference action against McNeese State on Dec. 19. … Fourth career game in double figures with 12 pts. vs. McNeese State … Career high four 3-PT FG’s vs. McNeese State … Career-high four steals vs. Middle Tennessee … Career-high four assists vs. Mississippi Valley State.

Freshman Season (2014-15):
Averaged 3.3 points and 0.9 rebounds in freshman season ... Made collegiate debut vs. Grambling (11/14); Scored 8 points vs. the Tigers in 15 minutes. ... Tallied her first career 3-pointer vs. Miss. Valley State ... 11 points vs. Southern; went 4-4 from the FT line; back-to-back games with a triple (Grambling, Southern) ... Career night at Western Kentucky (12/4) Career highs in points (19), rebound (6) and steals (2) ... Second career game in double figures; 5th freshman to score in double-figures ... 3-of-6 from the FT line vs. WKU, career-high in 3-PT FG's made and attempted ... One of Ole Miss' leading scorers with 9 points vs. Baylor; averaged 14.0 ppg vs. Western Kentucky and Baylor ... Led Ole Miss at FT line, shooting at .824 clip 14-of-17 ... Made SEC debut against Alabama --- 6 points vs. Mizzou -- all from long range. First points in SEC action and third game of multiple 3-PT FGs on the season ... 8 points in 10 minutes vs. UT Martin in WNT first round; most points since scoring 9 points vs. Baylor ... Went 2-2 from long range for third career game of multiple 3-PT FG's ... In the eight games where she's reached double-figure minutes is averaging 8.6 ppg ... Posted two games in double figures and led the team in scoring on two occasions.


High School:
Four-year letterwinner at Center Hill in Olive Branch ... Led her team to a 20-9 record as a senior ... averaged 22 points, 6.0 rebounds, 3.5 steals and 2.0 assists per contest ... Named to Clarion-Ledger's Dandy Dozen ... Led her prep squad to three 5A district titles ... Reached the state semifinals as a sophomore ... Three-time first team all-district selection ... Second team all=district as a freshman ... Named MVP of 5A Tournament as a junior ... MidSouth Best of the Preps selection as a senior ... Four-year honor roll selection.

Off The Court: Full name is Kiara Golden ... Born on November 12, 1995 ... Daughter of LaToya Strong and LaMarcus Golden ... Father, LaMarcus Golden, played collegiate basketball at Tennessee and Memphis ... Cousin, Anfernee "Penny" Hardaway played in the NBA.

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