Houston vs. Duke - November 19, 2006 (photos courtesy of Associated Press)
Junior college transfer from Barton County ... Teammate of Sunshine Misa-Uli ... A true point guard with the ability to create for her teammates ... solid ball handler ... Gives UH depth at the one spot ... Has the potential to be a lockdown defender.
PRIOR TO UH
Spent two years at Barton County Community College ... Averaged 8.8 ppg, 5.5 rpg, 3.9 apg and 2.0 spg in her time there ... She helped lead the Lady Cougars to a 50-18 record during her tenure, appearing in two-straight NJCAA Region VI finals ... Her 3.74 assists per game and 1.60 assist/turnover ratio last season ranked in the top-10 of Region VI players.
Full name is Diane Oluwamayowa Onikute ... Born Aug. 8, 1986 in Lagos, Nigeria ... Daughter of Kathleen Onikute ... Lists Queens, N.Y. as her hometown ... Majoring in Psychology ... Also recruited by Dayton, Marshall, Michigan State and Louisiana Lafayette.