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    Yasmeen Thompson

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Philadelphia, Pa.

    Last College:
    Paris JC

    Height:
    6-2

    Position:
    C

    Experience:
    1L

    Yasmeen Thompson

    03/31/2014

    2013-14 Women's Basketball Season in Review

    Houston played six ranked teams in 2013-14

    03/08/2014

    Houston Falls to Louisville in Quarterfinals

    10 different Cougars saw playing time on the night

    03/08/2014

    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

    03/07/2014

    Houston Upsets Memphis in Opening Round of American Tournament

    Marche' Amerson notched a career-high 24 points and her fourth 20-plus point scoring game of the season

    03/06/2014

    Houston to Play Memphis in American Tournament

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

    CAREER HONORS
    AAC Weekly Honor Roll Selection (01/27/14)
    AAC Weekly Honor Roll Selection (02/03/14)
    AAC Weekly Honor Roll Selection (03/04/14)
    C-USA Player of the Week (11/26/12)

    SENIOR (2013-14)
    Led team with 10 rebounds on Nov. 17 vs. Texas A&M...lead team with 11 rebounds on Dec. 1 vs. Prairie View A&M...led team in scoring (9 pts) and rebounding (8 rebs), while also recording a team-leading three blocks on Dec. 8 at Alabama...led team in steals on Dec. 20 at Rice with four...led team with 13 rebounds on Dec. 28 vs. UCF...collected 12 point and 10 rebounds for second double-double of the year, while also recording a team-high four blocks on Jan. 4 at Rutgers....collected third double-double of season with 15 points and team-leading 12 rebounds on Jan. 25 vs. SMU...grabbed a team-high nine rebounds on Jan. 29 at USF....lead team in scoring and rebounding, with 15 points and nine rebounds on Feb. 1 at UCF, while also leading in steals with four....led team in rebounds with 13, also notched fourth double-double of season on Feb. 8 at Cincinnati...led team in points (24) and rebounds (13) on Feb. 11 vs. Rutgers...pulled down a game-high tying eight rebounds on Feb. 19, 2014 at No. 3 Louisville...led the team with 10 rebounds on Feb. 22 vs. UConn...pulled down a team-high eight rebounds on March 1 vs. Memphis...led the team in rebounding (15) and steals (3), while recording her sixth double-double of the season on March 3 at Temple.

    JUNIOR (2012-13)
    Saw action in all 30 contests with 29 starts... ranked third on the squad with 8.6 points per game and led the team with 8.5 rebounds per contest... led Conference USA and ranked 10th all-time in Houston single-season history in field-goal percentage (.553), converting 94 of 170 shots... shot 49 percent (71-146) from the free-throw line... also averaged 1.4 blocks and 1.3 steals per contest... played 28.4 minutes per game... tied for the league lead with 1.6 blocks per game in conference action... scored in double figures in 10 games... pulled down 10 or more rebounds in 12 contests while posting a team-best five double-doubles... named C-USA Player of the Week on Nov. 26 after averaging 16.0 points and 10.0 rebounds while shooting 84 percent (21-25) from the field in three games against McNeese State, Southeast Missouri and Northwestern State... posted career-best 21 points to go with 14 rebounds while shooting 9-of-12 from the field at McNeese State on Nov. 20... went a perfect 8-of-8 from the field en route to 18 points against Northwestern State on Nov. 24... grabbed 17 boards in back-to-back games against Alabama and Yale... totaled 58 rebounds over a four-game span from Nov. 13-23... notched second double-double of the season with a 10-point, 11-rebound performance against UTSA on Nov. 27... registered third double-double in an overtime victory over Delaware State on Jan. 6, putting up 11 points and 10 boards in a career-best 41 minutes... grabbed double-double rebounds in four straight games from Jan. 6-20... pulled down 12 boards in C-USA opening win over Memphis and followed up with a career-best 18 rebounds and five blocks at UAB... registered fourth double-double in Houston's comeback win at Rice on Feb. 10 with 10 points and 12 rebounds in 29 minutes of work... posted nine points, 11 rebounds and a career-high three assists in just 20 minutes in Houston's comeback win at Tulane on Feb. 17... notched final double-double of the season in Houston's upset victory over league-leading SMU on Feb. 24 with 13 points and 13 boards, playing all 40 minutes... just missed a double-double in the regular-season home finale against Rice, posting 13 points and nine rebounds while going a perfect 5-of-5 from the field... followed up with a 17-point, eight-rebound performance at Tulsa on March 7, going 5-of-7 from the field and 7-of-11 from the charity stripe... after shooting 43 percent (45-105) from the free-throw line in the season's opening 21 games, Thompson shot 63 percent (26-41) over the final nine contests.

    Game Highs
    Points 24 vs. Rutgers (02/11/14)
    FG 12 vs. Rutgers (02/11/14)
    FGA 12 at McNeese St. (11/20/12)
    FT 12 vs. Rutgers (02/11/04)
    FTA 13, 2x vs. Rutgers (02/11/14)
    Rebounds 18 at UAB (1/13/13)
    Assists 3, 2x at USF (01/29/14)
    Steals 5 at Mississippi St. (11/9/12)
    Blocks 5 at UAB (1/13/13)
    Minutes Played 41 vs. Delaware State (1/6/13)

    PARIS JUNIOR COLLEGE
    Earned NJCAA All-Conference Honorable Mention honors last season after averaging 8.1 points and a team-leading 9.0 rebounds per game... helped lead Paris JC to a 24-7 record while reaching a national ranking of No. 11, setting a school record... shot 44 percent (80-of-183) from the field and 61 percent (75-of-124) from the free-throw line... tallied 10 points and 18 boards against Kilgore JC.

    FREIRE CHARTER SCHOOL
    Became first athlete in school history to score 1,000-career points... averaging 14.1 points and 11.8 rebounds per game among tough Philadelphia competition... played in Philadelphia's prestigious Labor Classic All-Star Game.

    PERSONAL
    Full name is Yasmeen Zaa'hire Thompson... born on Oct. 8, 1991, in Philadelphia, Pa... daughter of Derrick Chappelle and Tamika Thompson... has two siblings; Saleem and Keiann... majoring in organizational leadership... hopes to become a computer programmer upon graduation... enjoys shoppnig and hanging out with family in her free time.

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