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    Roxana Button

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Coppell, Texas

    High School:
    Coppell HS

    Height:
    5-9

    Position:
    G

    Experience:
    3L

    Roxana Button

    07/19/2012

    Keenum, Button Tabbed C-USA Scholar Athletes of the Year

    Houston standouts recognized as top student-athletes in respective sports

    06/13/2012

    Roxana Button Awarded C-USA Postgraduate Scholarship

    Button set to attend medical school

    03/28/2012

    Fifteen Houston Student-Athletes Receive C-USA Academic Medal

    Group earns academic honor for 3.75 cumulative grade-point average or higher

    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

    CAREER HONORS
    22nd member of Houston's 1,000-point club
    Capital One Academic All-America First Team (2012)
    All-Conference USA First Team (2012)
    Conference USA All-Academic Team (2012)
    Capital One Academic All-District First Team (2012)
    Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll (2012)
    Capital One Academic All-District Team (2011)
    Conference USA All-Academic Team (2011)
    Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll (2011)
    Conference USA Commissioner's Medal (2011)
    Conference USA Spirit of Service Award recipient (2011)
    ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District Team (2010)
    Conference USA All-Academic Team (2010)
    Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll (2010)
    Conference USA Commissioner's Medal (2010)
    Conference USA Spirit of Service Award recipient (2010)
    Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll (2009)
    Conference USA Commissioner's Medal (2009)
    Two-time Conference USA Rookie of the Week (2008-09)

    CAREER NOTES
    Played in all 122 games of career with 60 starts... streak of 122-straight games ranks as the second longest in school history... joined the school's 1,000-point club on Feb. 2, 2012 against SMU... ranks 15th all-time in career scoring (1,169 points)... became the program's first Capital One Academic All-America First-Team selection during the 2011-12 season... also earned other numerous academic awards, including a three-time selection to the Capital One Academic All-District Team and a three-time Conference USA All-Academic Team honoree... ended her career ranking third all-time at Houston in 3-point field-goal percentage (34.4), fourth in free-throw percentage (75.0), fifth in 3-point attempts (363), sixth in made 3-pointers (125), made free-throws (306), free-throw attempts (408) and minutes played (3,060) and seventh in games played (122)... earned career averages of 9.6 points and 2.5 rebounds... scored in double figures in 56 contests and drained at least one 3-pointer in 76 games.

    Game Highs
    Points 30, 3x at East Carolina (2/16/12)
    FG 10, 2x at East Carolina (2/16/12)
    FGA 33 at New Mexico (1/2/12)
    3FG 5 vs Oral Roberts (11/22/11)
    3FGA 11,2x vs Oral Roberts (11/22/11)
    FT 15 vs. McNeese State (11/26/11)
    FTA 17 at Washington (12/18/11)
    Rebounds 8 at East Carolina (2/16/12)
    Assists 8 vs. UCF (2/26/12)
    Steals 4,4x vs UCF (2/26/12)
    Blocks 1, 4x vs UCF (2/26/12)
    Minutes Played 40, 14x vs. Rice (3/7/12)

    2011-12 (SENIOR)
    Named First Team All-Conference USA after becoming only the third Cougar (Tye Jackson, Chandi Jones) to lead the league in scoring with 17.8 points per game... tallied 516 total points, marking only the 11th player in school history to exceed 500 points in a season... also led C-USA in minutes played (38.2 mpg), made free throws (152), 20-point scoring performances (12) and 30-point games (3)... scored in double figures in 26 of 29 contests... set the Houston single-season record for minutes played and logged all 40 minutes in 13 contests... finished third in single-season history in minutes played (1,108), made free throws and free-throw attempts (201), trailing only Houston great Chandi Jones... averaged career bests in rebounds (3.9 rpg), assists (2.3 apg) and steals (1.5 spg)... shot 31 percent (163-of-529) from the field and from 3-point range (38-of-121) while shooting at a 76-percent clip (152-of-201) from the free-throw line... became the 22nd member of the school's 1,000-point club against SMU on Feb. 2, draining a signature 3-pointer to join the elite club... connected on a career-best five 3-pointers en route to 27 points against Oral Roberts (Nov. 22)... rattled off a career-high 30 points the following contest against Yale (Nov. 25) to become only the 23rd Cougar to reach the 30-point threshold... knocked down nine field goals and went 11-of-13 from the line against the Bulldogs... tacked on 20 points in the next contest against McNeese State thanks to a career night from the free-throw line (15-of-16)... averaged 27.5 points over the three contests... matched career high two games later with 30 points at UTSA (Dec. 4)... knocked down 10 field goals and went 9-of-12 from the free-throw line against the Roadrunners... tallied 22 points and handed out four assists while going 8-of-15 from the field and 4-of-6 from long range in Houston's win over Houston Baptist (Dec. 10)... posted 26 points and seven rebounds at New Mexico (Jan. 2)... poured on 17 points, all in the final 10 minutes of the first half, in Houston's road win at Southern Miss (Jan. 8)... tallied five rebounds and a career-best four steals while going 3-of-4 from 3-point range against the Golden Eagles... tacked on 21 points and went 10-of-11 from the charity stripe at SMU (Jan. 12)... posted 18 points and five assists against Tulane (Feb. 9) while going 6-of-11 from the field, 2-of-3 from downtown and 4-of-4 from the free-throw line... enjoyed a career night in Houston's narrow loss at East Carolina (Feb. 16), posting 30 points, eight rebounds and five assists... followed up with 20 points, five assists and four boards against UTEP for week averages of 25.0 points, 6.0 rebounds and 5.0 assists... posted 15 points and a career-high eight assists to help lead the Cougars to a win over UCF in final contest at Hofheinz Pavilion on Feb. 26... closed out her storied career with 19 points in the C-USA Championship First Round loss to Rice on March 7.

    2010-11 (JUNIOR)
    One of six Cougars to see action in all 32 contests, including one start... served as one of the top threats off the bench for the Cougars, averaging 5.3 points and 1.7 rebounds in 15.7 minutes per game... tied for second on the squad with 25 3-pointers on 75 attempts (33.3 percent)... shot 37 percent (51-of-137) from the field and 65 percent (41-of-63) from the free-throw line... posted 11 points and converted a season-high eight free-throws on 10 attempts in the season-opening win over UT-Arlington on Nov. 14... followed with a season-high 17-point performance in Houston's 82-62 victory at New Mexico State... was 6-of-10 from the field and 4-of-6 from 3-point range in 31 minutes against the Aggies... nailed back-to-back 3-pointers to spark a defining 24-6 run against NMSU... poured in 12 points, highlighted by three treys, at TCU on Dec. 2... posted fourth double-digit scoring performance at Houston Baptist on Dec. 30 with 10 points... went a perfect 2-of-2 from downtown at SMU on Jan. 9... tallied nine points against Memphis off a 3-of-3 effort from the field, including two 3-pointers... posted nine first-half points at Tulsa on Feb. 17.

    2009-10 (SOPHOMORE)
    One of just four Cougars to play in all 32 games, drawing 17 starts... Contributed 241 points (7.5 points per game), 70 rebounds (2.2 rebounds per contest) 26 assists and 23 steals... From 3-point distance shot .375 (33-of-88) to rank fourth in the UH record book for single season 3-point field goal percentage... Finished second on the team in free throw percentage at .769 (50-of-65)... Started the season-opener at Gardner-Webb (11/13/09), scoring 11 points with four rebounds during a 4-of-12 shooting night... Perfect from the free throw line, going 4-of-4 to contribute 10 points against UT-Arlington (11/17/09)... Scored five points to go along with four rebounds in a win over Oregon State (11/19/09)... Made 3-of-5 field goals for 10 points on the road at LSU (11/21/09)... Tied for team high with 11 points to go along with four rebounds at Miami (11/24/09)... Chipped in with eight points, two rebounds and a career-best tying four assists against Delaware (11/27/09)... Scored a career-high 21 points on a 7-of-12 shooting night against Texas State (11/28/09)... Selected to the All-Tournament Team at the 2009 Coors Rocky Mountain Invitational... Scored 12 points on 5-of-12 shooting with six rebounds, four assists and three steals in the win over North Texas (12/5/09)... Chipped in with four points, three rebounds and a steal at UTSA (12/7/09)... Went 3-of-12 from the floor to contribute seven points against Princeton (12/20/09)... Scored three points to go along with three rebounds at Texas A&M-Corpus Christi (12/28/09)... In 23 minutes against TCU (12/31/09), contributed six points, four rebounds and two assists...Chipped in 10 points in 21 minutes versus Tulane (1/8/10)...Scored five points and pulled down five rebounds at UTEP (1/10/10)... Scored 14 points against ECU (1/15/10)... Played a career-high 40 minutes against Marshall (1/17/10), scoring four points... Came off the bench to contribute four points at UAB (1/24/10)... Against Rice (2/4/10), contributed nine points and four rebounds... Came off the bench to add eight points against Memphis (2/7/10) by going two-of-three from the three-point line... Scored five points in 20 minutes at Tulsa (2/12/10)... Shook off her shooting struggles against UTEP (2/25/10), scoring 18 points on 6-of-7 shooting... Notched her second straight double-figure points game with 11 points on 4-of-9 shooting against Tulane (2/27/10)... Scored 17 points on 3-of-6 shooting from three-point range against Rice (3/4/10)... Went 2-for-3 from downtown and had eight points in 20 minutes vs. UTEP (3/9/10)... Scored five points in 13 minutes against UAB (3/10/10)... One of three Cougars in double figures during the WNIT opener at Texas Tech (3/18/10), scoring 11 points on 4-of-10 shooting... Named ESPN the Magazine Academic All-District in addition to C-USA All-Academic Team, C-USA Commissioner's honor roll and as a recipient of the Conference USA Commissioner's Medal.

    2008-09 (FRESHMAN)
    Came on strong, particularly in the first half of her freshman campaign... Played in all 29 games, drawing 13 starts... Ranked in the Top 10 freshman scorers in Conference USA and third on the Cougars, scoring 8.4 points per game... Twice selected as the C-USA Rookie of the Week... Shot .365 (76-of-208) from the floor... Ranked sixth in Conference USA in three point shooting percentage at .367 (29-of-79)... Spent much of the year as one of the top free throw shooters in the league, ending the season ranked third in C-USA with a .797 shooting percentage (63-of-79) from the charity stripe... Her success at the free throw line including a streak of 29 consecutive made free throw shots from Dec. 14 to Jan. 22... Made a splash in her collegiate debut, scoring a game-high 17 points on an 8-of-11 shooting night against SE Louisiana (11/14/08)... Also grabbed three rebounds and three steals... Against Gardner Webb (11/15/08) did much of damage from the free throw line where she went 7-of-8 on her way to 12 points, in addition to five rebounds and four assists... Selected Conference USA Rookie of the Week on Nov. 17... Went 2-of-10 from the field and 3-of-6 from the foul line for eight points against Oregon State (11/19/08)... Against TCU (11/25/08) led UH in scoring with 16 points on 5-of-10 shooting from the field and a 4-of-4 mark from the free throw line... Scored 12 points on 5-of-9 shooting and grabbed four boards against North Texas (12/2/08)... Made a season-best four three-point field goals to contribute 14 points in a win over Texas Southern (12/5/08)... Scored 18 points, going 4-of-9 from the floor and 10-of-13 from the charity stripe with four rebounds against Cal Poly (12/14/08) ... Selected C-USA Rookie of the Week for the second time this season on Dec. 15... Scored five points with three rebounds against Boston College (12/20/08)... Used a 6-of-6 performance from the charity stripe to post 11 points against Buffalo (12/21/08)... Again perfect from the free throw line (6-of-6) against Akron (12/28/08) en route to a 11-point performance... Came off the bench at Kansas (12/31/08) to contribute 10 points and three rebounds... Scored eight points with three rebounds against UAB (1/16/09)... Poured in 14 points and dished out three assists against Memphis (1/18/09)... Scored 10 points against UCF (1/25/09)... Made 4-of-8 points for 11 points against SMU (1/29/09)... Came off the bench to chip in 10 points and five rebounds against Tulane (2/12/09)... Made 4-o-f-9 field goals for 12 points against SMU (2/20/09).

    HIGH SCHOOL
    Attended Coppell High School where she played for head coach Mitchell Davis and Jerry Hoffman... Helped lead CHS to the District 6-5A Championship and an Area Final appearance as a freshman... Selected First Team All-District 6-5A following both her sophomore and junior season before being named co-District 6-5A Offensive MVP as a senior... Averaged 15 points, three rebounds and two assists per game... Member of the National Honor Society and a top 10% graduate of CHS... Also participated in the Fellowship of Christian Athletes.

    PERSONAL
    Born Roxana Azar Button in Mansfield, Texas, on June 19, 1990... Daughter of Terry and Ossie Button... Lists her brother Russell, who played college basketball at Midwestern State, as her major influence in sports... Graduated in December 2011 with a degree in psychology with a minor in chemistry and will attend medical school... In her spare time, enjoys going to the lake (skiing, tubing, wakeboarding), camping and mountain biking.

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