A look back at 17 years of Houston Men's Basketball in Conference USA
2001-02 (AS A JUNIOR)
A third-team All-Conference USA performer...played in 32 games for the Cougars...made 29 starts...one of three Conference USA players to record 13 double-double performances...averaged 13.4 points per game...scored in double figures during 24 games...tallied a career-high 27 points against South Florida...netted 26 points against TCU and 20 points against 10th-ranked Marquette in the semifinals of the Conference USA Tournament...averaged 16.3 points per game in Houston's three C-USA Tournament games...led Conference USA with a .574 (162-282) field goal percentage...also ranked fifth among the league's rebounding leaders with 9.3 rebounds per game...his 4.19 offensive rebounds per game ranked second among leaders...pulled down a career-high 20 rebounds and scored 18 points against Tulane...tallied 16 rebounds versus Prairie View A&M...named the co-Conference USA Player-of-the-Week and College Insider.com's Star-of-the-Week honors on February 18...also selected C-USA Player-of-the-Week on January 21....recorded a career-high three blocked shots against Tulane...blocked two shots versus East Carolina, Tulane, Texas Tech and Southern Miss...registered career-high two steals against fourth-ranked UCLA and Rice.
1999-00 (AT NEBRASKA)
Valuable reserve who played in 27 games...made five starts at a sophomore...ranked fifth among the team's scoring leaders with 8.2 points per game... was the team's third-best rebounder with a 5.7 average...ranked second among Nebraska's team leaders with 24 blocked shots...registered two double-doubles...led Cornhuskers with a career-high 18 points and grabbed a career-high 11 rebounds against Texas Tech...also had 10 points and a career-high 11 rebounds against Baylor in the Big 12 Tournament...registered 11 rebounds against Pittsburgh...scored in double figures seven other times...scored 15 points against Minnesota...led the Huskers with 14 points against Oklahoma State...also netted 14 points versus Texas A&M...tallied 12 points against Kansas State twice and also at Missouri...just missed a double-double when he hauled in nine rebounds at Kansas State.
1998-99 (AT NEBRASKA)
Averaged 3.3 points and 2.8 rebounds in 32 games as a freshman...recorded season-highs of 12 points, seven rebounds and three steals against Texas Tech in the first round of the Big 12 Tournament...had eight points versus Kansas in the quarterfinals of the tournament...averaged 5.5 points in Nebraska's two NIT games...scored eight points and had six boards in NU's 96-81 win at 25th-ranked Oklahoma...averaged 6.0 points, 6.0 rebounds and two blocked shots in two games against Missouri...scored five or more points on 12 occasions and Nebraska was 7-5 during those contests...grabbed a season-high seven rebounds twice...the first time was at Missouri in his first Big 12 Conference game...his second came against Texas Tech in the Big 12 Conference Tournament...had four or more rebounds 10 times as a freshman and the Cornhuskers posted a 7-3 record in those games...ranked fourth among Nebraska's team leaders in free throw shooting with a .678 percentage (40-58)...made 76 percent of his free throw attempts during Big 12 Conference play...shot 33 free throws in the final six games of his freshman campaign, including 19 attempts in two Big 12 Conference Tournament contests...his 12 blocks ranked fourth among Nebraska's team leaders...recorded a career-best three blocked shots at Missouri...had 15 steals, including a career-best three steals against Texas Tech.
Was Nebraska's most-heralded and the only the only high school scholarship recruit in 1998...was a consensus Top 100 player at Houston's Milby High School...was one of the top recruits in the Houston area...ranked as the No. 63 overall recruit according to Hoop Scoop and was among Basketball America's Super 64 recruits...was a varsity team member at Milby for four years...averaged 17.2 points, 11.1 rebounds and 3.3 blocked shots per game for the Buffaloes as a senior...Milby finished the 1997-98 season with a 26-4 record and was ranked No. 1 in the state for much of the season, before a loss in the second round of the state playoffs... named the MVP in District 18-5A and at Milby as a junior and senio...named a second-team All-Greater Houston selection by The Houston Chronicle as a senior...also earned first-team all-District 18-5A and all-region honors as a senior.
Son of Patricia Truscott and Louis Moreland...has a three-year-old daughter Janiah Chinwe Truscott...was born on Oct. 7, 1978 in Houston...major is psychology with a minor in African American studies at UH.