Jessieka Palmer


    La Marque, Texas

    High School:
    La Marque HS




    Jessieka Palmer


    Houston Falls to Louisville in Quarterfinals

    10 different Cougars saw playing time on the night


    Houston to Clash with Louisville in Second Round

    The Cougars will take on the two-seeded Louisville Cardinals in the second round of the American Athletic Conference Tournament on Saturday


    Women's Basketball Postgame Quotes AAC Tournament Quarterfinals

    Louisville 88, Houston 43


    Houston to Play Memphis in American Tournament

    The Cougars will play in their first American Athletic Conference Tournament game on Friday


    Houston Closes Out Regular Season at Temple

    The Cougars will make their first-ever trip to Temple on Monday


    Houston vs. Louisville

    Houston women's basketball


    Houston vs. UConn

    Houston takes on top-ranked UConn

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

    C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll (2012-13)

    SOPHOMORE (2013-14)
    Appeared in 31 games for the Cougars, while making five starts, including starting nod in four of the final five contests of the season...averaged 4.4 points and 1.6 rebounds in just under 12 minutes per contest as a sophomore...ranked third on the tem in three pointers made (0.7), fourth in free throw percentage (.719), and fourth in three-point percentage (.313)...scored in double figures on six separate occasions, while she led the team in scoring four times, including two straight to open the season. She averaged 17 points per game during that span...led the team in assists three separate times and led the squad in steals twice...Palmer had a flair for the dramatics in 2013-14, as she hit a three-pointer at the halftime buzzer on three separate occasions, including back-to-back contests Nov. 13 at Northwestern State and Nov. 17 vs. Texas A&M...other halftime buzzer-beater was Jan. 29 at USF...scored in double figures in three of her final seven games to end the year...grabbed a career-high seven rebounds and scored a season-high 18 points, while tying a career-high in three pointers made (4) in Houston's season opener vs. Mississippi State on Nov. 8

    FRESHMAN (2012-13)
    Appeared in all 30 contests as a true freshman, averaging 11.3 minutes per game... posted 3.9 points per contest... shot 32 percent (42-131) from the field, 16 percent (7-44) from 3-point range and 68 percent (25-37) from the free-throw line... also collected 16 assists, 11 steals and three blocks... scored in double figures in four contests... scored 10 points in collegiate debut at Mississippi State on Nov. 9, becoming first true freshman to score in double figures in road debut since Sha'Ratta Hawkins (11/18/05)... went 5-of-10 from the field against the Bulldogs and added an assist in 15 minutes... posted a team-high 19 points in 27 minutes against Alabama on Nov. 13, becoming first freshman to score in double figures in first two contests since Roxana Button in 2008... was 8-of-19 from the field against the Crimson Tide, including her first collegiate 3-pointer, to go with two steals and a block... buried another trey in the following contest at Yale on Nov. 17, posting seven points in just nine minutes... added nine points and a career-best three assists at McNeese State on Nov. 20, going 5-of-6 from the free-throw line... tallied 12 points in 16 minutes off a 4-of-11 effort from the field against Northwestern State on Nov. 24 in the David Jones Classic... poured on 13 points in 23 minutes of play at Texas Tech on Dec. 30, going 2-of-5 from beyond the arc and 5-of-6 from the charity stripe... contributed nine points off a 2-of-4 effort from the field and a 5-of-7 mark from the free-throw line in Houston's win over Southern Miss on Jan. 24... tallied seven points in 14 minutes of action at UCF on Feb. 28, going 3-of-8 from the field, including her seventh trey of the season.

    Rated a four-star recruit by ESPN HoopGurlz... tabbed the No. 9 point guard and the No. 61 overall prospect nationally by ESPN HoopGurlz... listed as the No. 14 prospect overall in the state of Texas and No. 44 overall nationally by Premier Basketball Report...named Galveston Daily News'Most Valuable Player after averaging 19.7 points, 3.9 assists, 3.4 rebounds and 1.9 steals per game as a senior... scored 40 points in a victory over Friendswood High in 2012... named the District 24-4A Offensive Player of the Year in 2009 and a first team selection in 2010... averaged 16.1 points, 5.8 rebounds and 2.8 steals per game during the 2010-11 season... scored in double figures in 22 contests with three double-doubles... chose Houston over UT-Arlington, UTEP, Southern Miss and North Texas.

    Full name is Jessieka Ra'Jene Palmer... born on Oct. 29, 1993, in Texas City, Texas... daughter of Phillip and Thyra Palmer... has an older brother, Phillip, and an older sister, Cheresse... lists WNBA star Maya Moore has her biggest sports influence.


    Career Game Highs (as of 03/09/14)
    Points 19 vs. Alabama (11/13/12)
    FG 8 vs. Alabama (11/13/12)
    FGA 20 vs. UConn (02/22/14)
    3FG 4 vs. Mississippi State (11/08/13)
    3FGA 9 at Louisville (02/19/14)
    FT 6 vs. Louisville (03/08/14)
    FTA 7, 2x vs. Louisville (03/08/14)
    Rebounds 7 vs. Mississippi State (11/08/13)
    Assists 3 at McNeese St. (11/20/12)
    Steals 2, 2x vs. Tulsa (02/14/13)
    Blocks 1, 6x vs. Memphis (03/07/14)
    Minutes Played 28 at McNeese St. (11/20/12)

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