Paisley Harding
Guard 13
Last School
Glacier Peak High School
Roster Years


    Before BYU

    • Four-year letterwinner in basketball
    • 2015-16 SCBBO Player of the Year
    • Two-time All-District 3A First Team
    • 2016-17 All-District 4A First Team
    • Fox Sports 1380 KRKO High School Athlete of the Year
    • Team was 4A district champions
    • Team was regional champions
    • Named First Team All-Region
    • Named 4A Tournament First Team
    • Named 4A Player of the Year
    • Senior season named to All-State team
    • 2016-17 season averaged 16.0 points, 6.0 rebounds, 3.5 assists and 3.0 steals per game
    • Garnered Coaches Award and Captain’s Award
    • Holds school’s season and career record in steals
    • Holds school’s season and career record in points
    • McDonalds All-American Nominee
    • Named Esmark All-American
    • Two-year letterwinner in volleyball
    • National Honor Roll
    • Played on Northside Swarm Basketball Club while averaging 15.0 points, 5.1 rebounds, 3.0 steals and 2.0 assists per game
    BYU Hall of Fame

    Freshman Year 2017-2018

    • Played in all games averaging 5.6 points and 2.2 rebounds a contest
    • Averaged playing nearly 20 minutes a game, playing the most minutes (35) at USF on 2/10/18
    • Recorded season bests in points (14), rebounds (7), assists (5), steals (3) and blocks (3)
    • Finished the year with double figure points in two games; had five games with at least three assists and one game with at least three steals
    • On the year, shot .419 (54-129) from the field, .431 (22-51) from behind the arc and .649 (37-57)
    • Concluded her freshman season with a total of 167 points, 67 rebounds, 43 assists, five blocks and 23 steals


    Sophmore Year 2018-2019

    • Started in all games while averaging 34 minutes of playing time, the third most on the team
    • Had the team's best free-throw percentage .731 (106-145), ranked second in scoring (14.5) and third in assists (3.0) and in steals (1.3)
    • Recorded double-figure points in 29 games including six with 20+points, scored a total of 479 points on the year
    • Finished the season with 143 rebounds, 98 assists and 44 steals
    • In the WCC, ranked third in minutes played, 10th in scoring & in free-throw percentage, 13th in 3-point field goals made and tied in 13th place in steals
    • Named the MVP of the 2019 WCC Women's Basketball Championships
    • Named to the 2018-19 WCC Women’s Basketball Second Team
    • Named WCC Women’s Basketball Player of the Week on Jan. 14
    Junior Year 2019-2020

    • Co-Team Captain
    • Was the team’s scoring with a 15.2 average, that put her in fifth place in the WCC
    • Tallied 22 games with at least 10+points including six with 20+points
    • Was the scoring leader in a total of 13 games
    • Had the team’s best free-throw percentage (.819) and was fourth in that category in the conference
    • On the team, ranked second in steals (1.5) and third in assists (3.1); the assists average put her in 10th place in the league
    • In 15 games dished out at least three assists and was the assist leader in six
    • In a total of six games recorded at least three steals and in eight games put up at least three 3-pointers
    • Reached 1,000 points with 28 in the road game at Santa Clara on Feb. 20 and by the end of the season, ranked 27th all-time in scoring with 1,072 career points
    • Named to the 2020 WCC Women’s Basketball First Team
    • Named to the 2019-20 Preseason All-WCC Team 
    Senior Year 2021-2022

    • All-WCC First Team
    • Set BYU record with 146 games played in career
    • Finished career with 1,938 total points to finish at No. 6 at BYU
    • No. 7 at BYU in total 3-pointers (220)
    • No. 21 in career field-goal percentage at BYU (.419)
    • No. 4 in career free-throw percentage (.775)
    • Tied for No. 12 in career assists (381)
    • Two-time WCC Player of the Week
    • No. 4 in WCC with 17.1 points per game
    • Scored in double-figures in 27 of 30 games
    • Topped 20 points in nine games and 30 twice
    • Scored career-high 33 points at Utah (Dec. 4, 2021)
    • Shot 45.0 percent from the field and 33.3 from three
    Graduate Year

    Redshirt Year

    Medical Redshirt Year

    Senior 2020-2021

    • Named to the 2020-21 All-WCC First Team
    • Named to the 2020-21 Preseason All-WCC Team
    • Cracked the top-15 in BYU's all-time career scoring list (T-No. 13: 1,402 points)
    • Team's second-leading scorer with a 14.1 point-per-game average, ranking her seventh in the WCC
    • Was the team's scoring leader in eight games
    • Scored 28 points in a single game twice, including versus Rutgers in the NCAA First Round
    • On the team, ranked second in 3-pointers (1.7) and assists (3.1) per contest
    • Reached double figures in scoring in 19 of 25 games played
    • Tallied her second career double-double against Santa Clara on Feb. 25 with 12 points and a career-high 10 assists
    • Paisley going up for a layup.

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    • P. Harding Pass vs. SMC 2020-21

      P. Harding Pass vs. SMC 2020-21

    • Harding Drive vs. Pepperdine 2020-21

      Harding Drive vs. Pepperdine 2020-21

    • Harding Dribble vs. Pepperdine 2020-21

      Harding Dribble vs. Pepperdine 2020-21

    • Harding vs. SMC 2020-21

      P. Harding vs. SMC 2020-21

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    • Paisley Johnson-Harding drives against Rutgers defender

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    • Paisley Harding plays defense in a game against Fresno State at the Marriott Center.

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    • Paisley Hardin finds Shaylee Gonzales for a three point shot in an 80-64 BYU win over the Fresno State Bulldogs in the Marriott Center.

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    • Paisley vs. ASU

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    • Paisley Harding WCC Player of the Week 11.22.21

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    • Paisley at Utah

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    • Paisley Harding grins as she blows by a defender in a 94-68 BYU win over the Pacific Tigers at the Marriott Center Saturday night.