University of Iowa Athletics

#11 Tania Davis

Height 5-3
Class Sr.
Hometown Flint, Mich.
High School Goodrich
Tania Davis - Women's Basketball - University of Iowa Athletics


  • Started all 36 games
  • Honorable Mention All-Big Ten (Coaches & Media)
  • Became the 36th Hawkeye in program history to score 1,000 career points. Ended her career with 1,007 points
  • Registered single-season career highs in points, rebounds, assists, field goals made, and 3-point field goals made
  • Ranked second on the team in total assists with 162 – a mark that ranks third all-time for Iowa seniors
  • Scored in double-figures 18 times
  • Dished out four or more assists in 27 of her 36 games
  • Made a career-high 13-of-14 rebounds in Iowa’s 24-point comeback win over West Virginia
  • Registered a career-best four steals in Iowa’s win over IUPUI on Dec. 8
  • Was 8-for-10 from the field and 3-for-4 from 3-point range in Iowa’s win at Minnesota.
  • Hit the game-winning 3-pointer with 2.6 seconds remaining in Iowa’s win over Iowa State on Dec. 5


  • Played and started in 12 contests
  • Scored in double figures seven times
  • Dished out five or more assists in eight games
  • Registered the second double-double of her career with 12 points and 10 rebounds in Iowa’s win over Northern Illinois
  • Shot 41.2 percent from 3-point range, making 21-of-51 from behind the arc
  • Averaged 9.7 points, 5.2 assists, and 3.2 rebounds per game


  • Started 23 contests before being slidelined with a torn ACL
  • Scored in double digits in 14 games
  • Recorded four or more assists in 15 games
  • Led team in free throw shooting percentage
  • Scored 11 points and dished out a season-high eight assists and pulled down five rebounds in Iowa’s win over Nebraska on Dec. 31
  • Netted 11 points and was a perfect 6-for-6 from the free throw line in Iowa’s win over Rutgers on Feb. 2
  • Named College Sports Madness Big Ten Player of the Week on Dec. 12 following her performance against Iowa State (23 points) and Robert Morris (14 points)


  • Named to the Big Ten All-Freshman Team
  • Played in every game with 16 starts
  • Led the Hawkeyes in assists with 111- the second-highest assist total of all freshmen in program history
  • Registered career-highs in minutes (35), points (18), and three-point field goals made (4) against Michigan (Jan. 28)

High School

  • Named Michigan Miss Basketball by the Basketball Coaches Association of Michigan and the Detroit Free Press in 2015
  • Four-year starter at Goodrich High School
  • ESPN Top 40 guard (ranked No. 36)
  • ESPN HoopGurlz Top 100 recruit, ranked as the 36th-best prospect nationally and the 12th-best point guard
  • Top prospect in the 2015 class in the state of Michigan by Lady Baller Insider
  • Two-time Flint Journal Dream Team Player of the Year (2014, 2015)
  • Led her team to back-to-back Class B state titles as a freshman and sophomore (2012 and 2013), to regional finals as a junior (2014), and to semifinals as a senior (2015)
  • All-time leading scorer and assists leader at Goodrich
  • Averaged 18.9 points, 6.3 assists, 4.2 rebounds, and 3.2 steals per game as a senior
  • Helped Goodrich to a 100-8 record in her high school career, which included an undefeated record against Genesee Area Conference Red Division opponents, four conference championships, four district titles, and three regional championships… two-time team captain
  • Davis earned honorable mention all-conference honors as a freshman, leading Goodrich to a 28-0 record and a state title, playing in 28 contests while making six starts… she averaged 8.1 points, 2.1 rebounds, 2.3 assists, and 1.7 steals
  • As a sophomore, Davis started all 28 games while averaging 17.6 points, 2.7 rebounds, 4.0 assists, 3.2 steals, leading Goodrich to a 25-3 record and a second-consecutive state title
  • She earned first team all-conference, Basketball Coaches Association Class B All-State, Associated Press Class B Special Mention All-State, Detroit Free Press First Team All-State Class B, and Detroit News First Team All-State Class B honors as a sophomore
  • As a junior, Davis led Goodrich to a district title and a 22-3 record, averaging 19.1 points, 3.0 rebounds, 4.1 assists, and 3.2 steals, while starting all 25 games
  • She earned MLive (Flint) Player of the Year, Associated Press Class B Player of the Year, Basketball Coaches Association Best of the Best (top 11 players in state), Detroit Free Press First Team All-State Class B, Detroit News First Team All-State, and first team all-conference honors
  • Davis notched five 25-point games, including a 41-point performance
  • As a senior, Davis was named a Parade All-American, Associated Press Class B Player of the Year, Basketball Coaches Association Best of the Best (top 11 players in state), Detroit News First Team All-State, and first team all-conference honors
  • National Honor Society member, she was a member of the honor roll every semester since her freshman year
  • Played AAU for Michigan Crossover from 2009-14.


  • Parents are Keyatta Anderson and Roy Davis, and has one younger brother, Tyson
  • Health and human physiology major.