Katasha Artis

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Katasha R. Artis (born July 9, 1973) is an American basketball player who played in the Women's National Basketball Association WNBA). She is a member of the Northeastern University athletics Hall of Fame. Artis was inducted in 2001 for her accomplishments in the sport of basketball. Artis also played in the WNBA, and currently is the head coach at Kingsborough Community College.

College career[edit]

Artis began her collegiate career at the University of Virginia after being an All-American has a high school star in Brooklyn, NY. During her first season at Virginia, Artis suffered a knee injury and transferred to Northeastern.

After sitting out the required on year due to NCAA transfer rules, Artis began to play for the Huskies as a sophomore. She averaged 14.4 points and 9.3 rebounds a game during her first season.

Her junior year saw Artis take her game to the next level. Artis lead Northeastern to the American East playoffs and was voted American East Player of the Year and was voted to the All-East and District I All-American teams. She averaged 20.6 points per hame.

During her senior season Artis averaged 21.2 points per game, leading the Huskies to a 19-10 season. Artis was voted American East Player of the Year for the second straight season, along with All-East and District I All-American.

Professional career[edit]

Artis played the 1997 season with the WNBA Charlotte Sting.

Artis also played professional in Turkey for a number of years.


Before the 2007-08 season Artis was named the head women's basketball coach at Kingsborough Community College. [1]


  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2009-01-04. Retrieved 2009-01-07.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)

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