Tyler Gilbert


    Missouri City, Texas

    High School:
    Hightower HS




    Tyler Gilbert


    Houston Takes Down North Texas, 46-42

    Cougars use lockdown defensive effort to win Hughey Era opener


    Cougars Face North Texas to Start Regular Season

    Houston looks to build off of 63-point exhibition win


    Cougars Take Down Huston-Tillotson, 100-37, in Exhibition Win

    Hughey Era starts with 63-point victory


    Houston to Host Memphis on Senior Day

    Te'onna Campbell, Yasmeen Thompson, Destini Texada, and Mae Woods will play their final home game on Saturday


    2013-14 Women's Basketball Season Preview

    The Cougars look to make noise in their first year in the American Athletic Conference


    Houston vs. UConn

    Houston takes on top-ranked UConn

    2013-14 Game-By-Game (PDF)
    2012-13 Game-By-Game (PDF)

    SOPHOMORE (2013-14)

    Saw action in 26 games in her second campaign with the Cougars, including two starts... Averaged 2.8 points and 2.3 rebounds per game... Averaged 8.0 minutes per appearance... Was an efficient shooter, converting 29-of-67 (43.3%) of her field goal attempts... Played a season-high 21 minutes in the opener against Mississippi State (11/8), scoring 12 points... Set a career high with 15 points at Northwestern State (11/13), when she was 6-for-9 from the field... Also grabbed 10 rebounds and blocked three shots against the Lady Demons... Polished off a 10-point, eight-rebound effort in only 11 minutes against Prairie View A&M (12/1)... Scored four points at Texas State (12/15)... Added four points in Houston's AAC debut, against UCF (12/28)... Was 3-for-6 from the field and scored six points at eventual National Champion UConn (1/7)... Had a strong game against Louisville (2/19), with eight points, six rebounds and three blocks... Started the final game of the season, against Louisville (3/8), and scored two points.

    FRESHMAN (2012-13)
    Competed in 17 contests with the Cougars, averaging 5.1 minutes per game... Averaged 1.2 points and 1.2 rebounds in limited action... Shot 31.6% (6-for-19) from the field and 50.0% (8-for-16) from the free throw line... Also totaled three blocks and two steals... Made her first collegiate appearance at Yale (11/17)... Scored her first collegiate point at Texas Tech (11/30) to go with a rebound and a block... Posted two points, two blocks and five rebounds in just seven minutes of action in Houston's win over Southern Miss (1/24)... Was 2-of-2 from the free-throw line against UTEP (1/27)... Followed that up with five points, three boards and a block in a season-best 10 minutes against Tulane (2/2)... Added four points and two rebounds against East Carolina on (2/7)... Posted another bucket at Rice (2/10), extending scoring streak to five games... Drained two big first-half buckets in Houston's win over Rice (3/3)... Saw action against UCF in the opening round of the C-USA Championship (3/13).

    Rated as a three-star recruit by ESPN HoopGurlz... Ranked as the No. 31 post player nationally by ESPN HoopGurlz... Tabbed the No. 29 overall prospect in the state of Texas by Premier Basketball Report... Earned District 23-5A Most Valuable Player honors as a senior after averaging 16.7 points, 8.9 rebounds and 4.0 blocks per game... Sank 253 field goals at a 54% clip during her senior campaign that saw Hightower High post 32-8 overall record... Named District 23-5A Defensive Player of the Year and a first team all-district selection as a junior... Averaged 9.6 points, 7.5 rebounds and 3.3 blocks per game in helping lead Hightower High to a 34-5 record... Posted 18 double-digit scoring and 18 double-digit rebounding games during the 2010-11 season and shot nearly 50 percent from the field... Chose Houston over TCU, Arizona, Georgetown, Georgia Tech and New Mexico.

    Full name is Tyler Lamour Gilbert... Born on Jan. 23, 1994, in Houston, Texas... Daughter of Rodney and April Gilbert... Has two siblings: a twin sister, Taylor, and a brother, Joshua... Wants to play professional basketball and coach upon graduation... Takes part in feeding the homeless during the holidays.

    Career Game Highs (as of 03/09/14)
    Points 15 at Northwestern State (11/13/13)
    FG 6 at Northwestern State (11/13/13)
    FGA 9, 2x at Louisville (2/19/14)
    FT 4, 2x vs. PVAMU (12/1/13)
    FTA 8, 2x at Northwestern State (11/13/13)
    Rebounds 10 at Northwestern State (11/13/13)
    Steals 1, 4x at UCF (2/1/14)
    Blocks 3, 2x at Louisville (2/19/14)
    Minutes Played 21, 2x at Louisville (2/19/14)


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