Leon Gibson
Leon  Gibson

Los Angeles, Calif.

High School:

Last College:
Navarro JC

Height / Weight:
6-9 / 245





Bio (PDF) | 2012-13 Game-by-Game | 2011-12 Game-by-Game

SENIOR (2012-13)
Competed in 32 games with 14 starts... Ranked second on the team and 20th in Conference USA with 5.6 rebounds per game... Posted a career-high 20 points on 8-of-9 shooting with 10 rebounds in the season-opening win against Florida A&M... Grabbed seven offensive boards against the Rattlers... Twice converted putbacks with the Cougars leading by only a point in the final 89 seconds to rebuild Houston's lead... Was the second double-double of his career... Scored 10 points with seven rebounds in 15 minutes against Louisiana College... Posted eight points with eight rebounds in 17 minutes at Texas A&M-Corpus Christi... Grabbed 12 rebounds to lead all players against Chicago State... Scored 12 points, including two 3-pointers, with seven rebounds against Prairie View A&M... Led all players with eight rebounds and scored eight points, including a 3-pointer, with a blocked shot against Texas-Pan American... Snared a game-high 14 rebounds with eight points against SMU in the Conference USA opener... Scored eight points with a team-high nine rebounds at Southern Miss... Tallied 14 points on 6-of-8 shooting with a team-high nine rebounds at East Carolina... Recorded 12 points with four rebounds against UCF... Grabbed a key offensive rebound and blocked a driving layup attempt late to seal the win against UAB... Finished with two points and seven rebounds against the Blazers... Made the most of his final regular-season game inside Hofheinz Pavilion against Rice... Posted 18 points on 5-of-8 shooting with a game-high 12 rebounds against the Owls... Recorded 14 points with seven rebound and four assists at Tulane during the regular-season finale... Connected on all six attempts from the field and dished out four assists against the Green Wave. C-USA Championship: Scored eight points with six rebounds and four blocks against Rice in the First Round... Grabbed an offensive rebound and threw down a monster dunk to give the Cougars a 3-point lead late. CBI FIrst Round: Finished with 11 points, six rebounds and three assists against Texas.

JUNIOR (2011-12)
Competed in 27 games with one start... Made his collegiate debut against Grambling State during the season opener... Finished with four points and two rebounds against TCU... Came off the bench to pour in 16 points on 6-of-8 shooting with four rebounds in 18 minutes against Texas A&M-Corpus Christi... Made his first career start against Oklahoma during the first game of the RAMADA All-College Classic.... Finished with seven points and five rebounds against the Sooners... Posted four points with seven rebounds in 13 minutes against Texas State... Grabbed nine rebounds with four points against East Carolina... Posted first double-double of his career with 17 points and 11 rebounds at Marshall in 24 minutes... Snared a team-high 10 rebounds and scored seven points with two blocks against Tulane... Posted six points with five rebounds at Rice.

Game Highs
Points 20 vs. Florida A&M (11/9/12)
FG 8 vs. Florida A&M (11/9/12)
FGA 12 vs. Texas (3/20/13)
3FG 2 vs. Prairie View A&M (12/29/12)
3FGA 2 (3X) Most recently
vs. UCF (1/9/13)
FT 8 vs. Rice (3/6/13)
FTA 8 vs. Rice (3/6/13)
Rebounds 14 vs. SMU (1/9/13)
Assists 4 at Tulane (3/9/13)
Steals 2 vs. Grambling State (11/17/12)
Blocks 4 vs. Rice (3/13/13)
Minutes 29 vs. Florida A&M (11/9/12)

Competed for head coach Johnny Estelle... Played with current Cougar teammate Darian Thibodeaux during the 2009-10 season. Sophomore (2010-11): Named Region XIV All-Conference Honorable Mention... Averaged 10.8 points and 7.9 rebounds per game to help lead team to a 20-11 overall record... Ranked sixth in Region XIV with his rebounding total... Connected on 50.7 percent (110-of-217) of his field-goal attempts... Honored as the Region XIV Player of the Week after averaging 19.5 points and 9.0 rebounds per game for the week of Jan. 22... Scored 11 points and grabbed a team-high eight rebounds in a loss to Paris College during the Region 14 Tournament. Freshman (2009-10): Helped lead the Bulldogs to the NJCAA Final Four and the second of back-to-back Region XIV championships.

Competed for head coach Dawaynne Hurt...Graduated in 2009... Member of team that posted a perfect 12-0 league record and won district and regional championships... Honored as team Most Valuable Player... Was an All-Conference First-Team honoree... Also competed in water polo as a freshman.

Full name is Leon Henry Gibson... Born Oct. 8, 1991, in Los Angeles... Son of Blanche and Anthony Herron... Majoring in sociology.

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