Amerson leads Houston with 19 points
Cougars, Bearcats set for 1 pm CT rematch
Tipoff set for 7 pm
Hughey's team goes for sixth win away form home
Red-hot Gilbert aims to lead Houston past Bulls
American Athletic Conference Weekly Honor Roll (12/22/14)
2014 Athletes in Action Classic All-Tournament Team selection
UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON
Scored a team-high 13 points and grabbed four steals in the exhibition win over Huston-Tillotson (11/9)... Added three points in the regular season opener, a win at North Texas (11/14)... Scored nine points and grabbed four rebounds at the San Juan Shootout against No. RV/23 James Madison (11/29)... Scored five points against Prairie View A&M (12/7)... Averaged 8.0 points per game at the Athletes in Action Classic (12/19-21) to earn a spot on the All-Tournament Team, as well as the American Honor Roll... Set career highs with nine points and four rebounds in a win over UTSA (12/19)... Came back a day later and topped her career high with 15 points in a victory over Nicholls State (12/20)... Earned her first start and scored six points, to go with a career-high six rebounds, against UCF (12/27)... Knocked down a pair of three-pointers in consecutive games, against Tulane (12/30) and SMU (1/3)... Scored seven points and came up with four steals in a 45-minute shift against Cincinnati (1/7)... Hit two 3-pointers and scored eight points against Tulsa (1/17)... Snagged five rebounds against USF (1/21)... Ld the Cougars with 14 points and four rebounds at Memphis (1/24).McKINNEY HIGH SCHOOL
Was a three-time all-district honoree while at McKinney High School in McKinney, Texas... Also was a four-year letter-winner at guard... Helped lead the Lions to the regional quarterfinals, while earning second-team all-district honors her freshman season... Averaged 19.4 points and 6.3 rebounds per game through her freshman and sophomore seasons, putting her on the map as a top-100 recruit within the state of Texas according to MaxPreps.com... Collected all-state honors and picked up District 10-5A's Offensive MVP award, while also leading the Lions through to postseason play as the smallest 5A school in the state of Texas her junior season... Won district MVP honors and qualified for her second consecutive all-state team her senior season... Was named MVP of the Showboat Classic All-Star Game, scoring 29 points in the contest... Also participated in the first annual Battle of the Gulf All-Star game.
Daughter of Jeremy and Yolanda Taubenfield... Has three siblings: Bishop, Kayla and Landon... Plans to major in either psychology or education at UH... Aspires to work as a sports psychologist after graduation... Enjoys shopping in her spare time.