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Aliyah Huland El

Randolph, N.J.
High School
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Aliyah Huland El

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2017-18 SEASON

  • Finished her career with 137 made three-pointers, ranking seventh in program history
  • Scored the 1,000th point of her career at home against Louisville, becoming the 33rd player in program history to reach the benchmark (2/1)
  • Finished her career with 1,076 career points, ranking 27th in program history. Blocked 76 shots in her career, ranking 13th in program history
  • Played in all 33 games with 28 starts this season, ranking second on the team in scoring, averaging 10.1 points per game
  • Came off the bench to go 5-of-6 from the field for 13 points against Central Connecticut (11/12)
  • Had a season-high seven rebounds against Georgia (11/16)
  • Made her first start of the season against Hampton, scoring 10 points in the first half (11/21)
  • Named to the Cavalier Classic all-tournament team after hitting the game-tying three-pointer against Harvard (11/25) and scoring a team-high 17 points against Duquesne (11/26)
    Grabbed 10 rebounds in the overtime win against Indiana (12/18)
  • Scored 19 points in the win over North Carolina, going 5-of-7 for 12 points in the first quarter (1/25)
  • Followed her performance against UNC with a 21-point game at Georgia Tech, scoring 10 of those points in the fourth quarter (1/28)
  • In the ACC Tournament win over Georgia Tech, scored a team-high 19 points, going 6-of-10 from the field and 4-of-4 from the line. Averaged 16.0 points per game in the tournament (3/2)
  • Scored 12 points in the NCAA Tournament first-round win over Cal, her third-straight postseason game scoring in double figures (3/16)
  • ACC Academic Honor Roll

2016-17 SEASON

  • Appeared in 33 games with 23 starts, averaging 7.4 points and 3.0 rebounds per game
  • Had the first double-double of her career with 12 points and 10 assists against Coppin State, the first UVA player to have double-digit assists in a game since Sharneé Zoll had 11 in 2008
  • Scored 11 points in the first quarter in the win over Rutgers (11/20)
  • Back-to-back 16-point games against Rutgers and St. John’s (11/20, 25)
  • Made her first five field goal attempts against BC, scoring 12 points in the first 16 minutes (1/15)
  • Scored 10 points against NC State, with seven coming in the final quarter (2/26)

2015-16 SEASON

  • Appeared in all 34 games with 10 starts, averaging 9.6 points per game
  • Opened the season with a 10-pt performance at MT (11/13)
  • Scored a career- high 20 points at Auburn (Nov. 19) followed by a 20-point performance vs. Longwood
  • Nearly had her first career double-double with nine points and 10 rebounds against Tulane (11/28)
  • Shot 70.0 percent (7-of-10) against NJIT, scoring 17 points with six rebounds and four assists
  • Went 6-of-9, scoring 13 points against Richmond (12/29)
  • Made second career start at Wake Forest (1/10)
  • Scored a team-high 16 points in the ACC Tournament game vs Duke (3/3)
  • Scored 17 points in the second-round WNIT victory at Rutgers (3/20)
  • ACC Academic Honor Roll

2014-15 SEASON

  • Played in all 31 games with one start
  • Made her collegiate debut against Ohio State, scoring five points with an assist and two blocked shots in 13 minutes
  • Went 2-of-3 from three-point range, scoring 8 pts against FIU
  • Had back-to-back double-digit scoring games against DSU (10) and Longwood (11)
  • Had her first career start against Florida State, scoring a season-high 14 points
  • Scored 12 points on 5-of-7 shooting at North Carolina


  • Morris County’s all-time leading scorer with 2,286 points and a 21.2 ppg average at Randolph High
  • Also holds Randolph High career records for rebounds (900), assists (450) and blocks (225)
  • In her senior season, led the state in scoring with 810 points
  • Two-time Morris County Player of the Year
  • Star Ledger First Team New Jersey All-Freshman team (2011), All-Sophomore team (2012) and All-Senior team (2014) while being named to the Star Ledger Second Team New Jersey All-Junior team in 2013
  • Four-time First Team All-NJAC while earning First Team All-State honors from both the Star Ledger and MSG Varsity her senior season
  • Was also a three-time MVP for the track team, holding the school record in the triple jump (38′ 1 1/4″)
  • Played volleyball her freshman through junior seasons, breaking the school record for career kills with 542.


  • Parents are Leslie-Ann Huland El and Rahim Huland El
  • Father, Rahim, played college basketball at Vermont
  • Has a younger brother, Ahsan
  • Kinesiology major. Wants to become a pediatrician