Maryam Dauda - Women's Basketball - Arkansas Razorbacks

#30 Maryam Dauda

30 | F | R-So. | 6-4 | Bentonville, Ark. | Bentonville HS



– McDonald’s All-American | 2021
– Jordan Brand Classic | 2021
– Naismith High School Player of the Year Semifinalist | 2021

14th – Games Played (35), 2022-23

Started in all 33 games … Led the team in field goal percentage (.455), blocks (74) and offensive rebounds (79) … Broke a 37-year school record in single-game blocks with 10 at Alabama, which was the second most by an NCAA player this season … Finished the season with 17 double-digit scoring games, five double-digit rebound games, three double-doubles and 10 3+ block contests … Finished the SEC ranked third in blocks/game (2.2), 13th in offensive rebounds/game (2.4) and 17th in rebounds/game (6.3) … In SEC contests, led the league in blocks/game (2.8) and was ninth in offensive rebounds/game (2.8) and 15th in rebounds/game (6.3) … Ranked 19th in total blocks and 21st in blocks per game in the NCAA … In Arkansas single-season history, finished third in blocks and block average, 15th in offensive rebounds and 16th in rebounds (209) … 45.5 FG%, 31.9 3FG%, 75.6 FT% … Recorded 15 points and seven rebounds vs. Little Rock … Registered 11 rebounds, three assists, three blocks and two steals vs. Wisconsin at the Fort Myers Tip-Off, which started a 20-game streak of tallying at least one block in a game … Registered 14 points and two swats vs. No. 2 UCLA … Logged her first career double-double with 17 points and 13 boards with two assists and three blocks in 38 minutes played vs. Mississippi State … Finished with a near triple-double vs. Alabama with eight points, 12 rebounds and a career-high 10 blocks with five assists, two steals and zero fouls in 40 minutes … Also became the first player in school history to log a double-double through rebounds and blocks at Alabama … Recorded 16 points, four boards and four blocks at No. 9 LSU … Earned a double-double with 12 points and 11 boards vs. Auburn … Was unstoppable vs. Missouri with 18 points off 8-of-12 shooting from the field with five boards and four assists … Registered 19 points against No. 1/1 South Carolina … Finished the season with a career-high 22 points off 9-of-16 from the floor with nine rebounds against Tulsa in the WBIT.

Appeared in 35 games off the bench … Finished second in offensive rebounds (45) and fourth in blocks (22) on the team … Logged four double-digit scoring games and seven 5+ rebound contests … 42.0 FG%, 25.0 3FG%, 74.2 FT% … Logged her first collegiate double-digit scoring game with 10 points and five boards vs. Central Arkansas … Delivered six points and five rebounds against Kent State … Pulled down seven rebounds against Troy … Logged a near double-double of 10 points and eight rebounds with two blocks in 22 minutes against Oral Roberts … Earned a career-high 11 points with matching a career-best eight boards against Arkansas State … Recorded a 3-pointer to log four points off the bench at No. 16 Creighton … Matched a career-high 11 points off 5-of-7 shooting, four rebounds, two assists and two blocks in just 13 minutes at No. 3 LSU … Followed that up with five points and two blocks at No. 1 South Carolina … Delivered four points, six rebounds and a block at Mississippi State … Logged five offensive rebounds and two blocks in 17 minutes off the bench at the SEC Tournament against Missouri … In just nine minutes, recorded eight points vs. Louisiana Tech in the Postseason WNIT First Round.

AS A FRESHMAN (2021-22)
Sat out the 2021-22 season due to injury.

The 13th ranked player and top ranked post player in the ESPN HoopGurlz 2021 recruiting rankings at the time of her signing … Consensus five star recruit out of Bentonville High School … McDonald’s All-American in 2021 … Naismith High School Player of the Year Semifinalist following her senior season … Four-time All-Conference selection and three-time All-State selection …  Leading scorer, rebounder, and shot blocker in the history of Bentonville High School … Averaged 17 points, 8.1 rebounds and 2.6 blocks per game while shooting 61.5 percent from the field and 41.5 percent from deep during her senior season … Posted averages of 16.6 points, 8.2 rebounds and 2.6 blocks per contest during her junior season.


  • Daughter of Ali and Nikola Dauda
  • Birthday is Sept. 20
  • Majoring in international business
  • Father played professional basketball in Belgium and his knowledge of the game helped her fall in love with basketball
  • Chose Arkansas because of the amazing fanbase, the ability to stay close to home and the amazing business school at the U of A
  • Born in Nigeria and moved to the U.S. when she was 12
  • Loves any song by SZA or Morgan Wallen
  • Favorite pair of shoes she owns: Air Jordan 11 ‘Cool Grey’
  • Favorite TV show: Gilmore Girls
  • Favorite thing about being in the SEC: playing against the best of the best