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    Jennifer Nwokedi

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Houston, Texas

    High School:
    St. Agnes Academy

    Last College:
    Tulane

    Height:
    6-1

    Position:
    F

    Experience:
    TR

    Jennifer Nwokedi

    03/27/2012

    Record Number of Student-Athletes Earn Place on C-USA Honor Roll

    164 student-athletes named to C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll for 3.0 GPA or higher

    03/07/2012

    Cold Second Half Foils Cougars' Upset Bid Against Rice, 64-50

    Button leads Houston with 20 points in final game

    01/08/2012

    Women's Basketball Tops Southern Miss in Road Thriller, 56-49

    Houston claims first win in Hattiesburg since 2005

    CAREER HONORS
    C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll (2011-12)

    2011-12 (JUNIOR)
    Played in 18 contests with three starts for the Cougars... averaged 1.7 points and 2.3 rebounds in 13.3 minutes per game... shot 20 percent (9-of-45) from the field and 54 percent (13-of-24) from the free-throw line... averaged 0.5 blocks per contest... became eligible for competition on Jan. 2 against New Mexico, grabbing three rebounds in her Houston debut... tallied first two points in a Houston uniform from the free-throw line against Marshall (Jan. 5)... posted breakout performance to help lead Houston to a road victory at Southern Miss (Jan. 8)... tallied 11 points, eight rebounds, two blocks and two steals while knocking down huge buckets down the stretch against the Golden Eagles... recorded five rebounds, two points and two blocks at Memphis (Feb. 12)... pulled down five boards in 13 minutes at Rice (Feb. 23)... converted layup to give Houston a late first-half lead against Rice in the opening round of the Conference USA Championship (March 7).

    Game Highs
    Points 11 at Southern Miss (1/18/12)
    FG 4 at Southern Miss (1/8/12)
    FGA 12 at Southern Miss (1/8/12)
    3FG
    3FGA
    FT 3 at Southern Miss (1/8/12)
    FTA 5 at Southern Miss (1/8/12)
    Rebounds 8 at Southern Miss (1/8/12)
    Assists 1,2x at Tulsa (2/5/12)
    Steals 2 at Southern Miss (1/8/12)
    Blocks 2,3x at Memphis (2/12/12)
    Minutes Played 24 at Southern Miss (1/8/12)

    PRIOR TO HOUSTON
    Spent first two seasons of collegiate career at Tulane... played in 28 of 33 games during the 2009-10 season as the Green Wave claimed the Conference USA title and advanced to the NCAA Tournament... averaged 1.7 points and 1.3 rebounds per game in limited minutes as a sophomore... shot 52 percent from the field (17-of-33) and 64 percent (14-of-22) from the free-throw line.

    HIGH SCHOOL
    Starred at Houston's St. Agnes Academy, earning All-State honors as a junior and senior... also named District MVP and tabbed a first team all-district selection in 2007 and 2008... helped lead St. Agnes to the 6A state championship game as a senior, earning all-tournament team honors.

    PERSONAL
    Jennifer Adaora Nwokedi is the daughter of Emmanuel and Fidelia Nwokedi... born on Aug. 14, 1990 in Concord, Calif... has four siblings, Brian (27), Ashley (20), Stephanie (16) and Michelle (15).

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