Tahlia Pope
Tahlia  Pope


Wichita, Kan.

High School:
Heights HS




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

2011-12 (FRESHMAN)
Played in the first 13 games with six starts for the Cougars before suffering a season-ending injury... averaged 3.2 points, 3.6 rebounds and 1.5 assists in 21.8 minutes per contest... shot 24 percent (10-of-42) from the field and 53 percent (21-of-40) from the free-throw line... scored first six points in a Houston uniform against No. 14 Georgetown (Nov. 19)... drained first 3-pointer of career while going 3-of-4 from the free-throw line against the Hoyas... made first-career start against Oral Roberts (Nov. 22), posting three points while leading the team with five assists and four steals in 29 minutes... played all 40 minutes against Yale (Nov. 25), recording five points and six rebounds... posted career performance against Louisiana Tech (Dec. 7) with 11 points and team-high nine rebounds in 35 minutes of action... handed out six assists and pulled down five boards in Houston's win over Houston Baptist (Dec. 10)... added seven point and five rebounds at Washington (Dec. 18).

Game Highs
Points 11 vs. Louisiana Tech (12/7/11)
FG 3 Louisiana Tech (12/7/11)
FGA 7 vs Louisiana Tech (12/7/11)
3FG 1 at Georgetown (11/19/11)
3FGA 3, 3x last vs. Houston Baptist (12/10/11)
FT 5 vs. Louisiana Tech (12/7/11)
FTA 11 vs. Louisiana Tech (12/7/11)
Rebounds 9 vs Louisiana Tech (12/7/11)
Assists 6 vs. Houston Baptist (12/10/11)
Steals 4 vs Oral Roberts (11/22/09)
Blocks 1, 2x last vs Louisiana Tech (12/7/11)
Minutes Played 40 vs Yale (11/26/11)

Four-year letterwinner and three-year starter at Heights High School in Wichita, Kan... helped lead the Falcons to a perfect 25-0 record and the 6A state title in her senior season... guided Heights High to a 6A state title runner-up finish and a 23-2 mark as a junior... averaged 11.4 points, 4.1 steals and 3.6 rebounds per game during the 2010-11 season... earned second-team all-state and all-metro honors as a senior... three-time selection to all-city team... also a standout on the track team... ran in the state champion 4x100 relay team in 2010... state runner-up in the high jump in 2009... three-time regional champion in the high jump, while also earning a regional title in the hurdle event as a senior... starred off the court as well, serving as the senior class' Valedictorian... earned prestigious Wendy's High School Heisman award, while serving as President of the National Honors Society and Black Students United.

Full name is Tahlia Erishaun Pope... born on Oct. 18, 1992, in Wichita, Kan... daughter of Stephanie Pope and Maurice Johnson... has one brother, Todric... wants to pursue a career in sports medicine after graduation.

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