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    Tye Jackson

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Houston, Texas

    High School:
    Westfield

    Last College:
    Purdue

    Height:
    5-10

    Position:
    Guard

    Experience:
    3L

    Tye Jackson

    CAREER HONORS
    All-Conference USA Third Team (2007-08)
    Conference USA Preseason Player of the Year (2007-08)
    Naismith Trophy Watch List (2007-08)
    Lowe's Senior CLASS Award candidate (2007-08)
    All-Conference USA First Team (2006-07)
    Naismith Trophy Watch List (2006-07)
    Wooden Award Watch List (2006-07)
    All-Conference USA First Team (2005-06)

    CAREER NOTES
    Scored 1,197 points in three seasons with the Scarlet and White, ranking 13th all-time in program history... averaged 16.4 points per game over her career, ranking sixth in school history... also ranks third on the career charts in assists average (4.8 apg) and minutes played average (34.6 mpg), fourth in total assists (350), fifth in made 3-pointers (129), eighth in made free throws (272) and ninth in free-throw attempts (384)... tied a school record with 43 points against Marshall at the C-USA Championship on March 1, 2007... scored in double figures in 60-career contests... one of only four Cougars all-time to record a triple-double (at UAB - Feb. 3, 2008)... earned All-Conference USA honors all three seasons.

    Game Highs
    Points 43 vs. Marshall (3/1/07)
    FG 14 vs. Rice (1/15/06)
    FGA 31 vs. Rice (1/2/07)
    3FG 5 at Michigan State (12/17/05)
    3FGA 18 at Michigan State (12/17/05)
    FT 18 vs. Marshall (3/1/07)
    FTA 23 vs. Marshall (3/1/07)
    Rebounds 16 at UAB (2/3/08)
    Assists 12 at UAB (2/3/08)
    Steals 5 at Rice (2/3/06)
    Blocks 3,2x vs. Tulane (1/6/08)
    Minutes Played 48 vs. Prairie View A&M (12/15/06)

    SENIOR (2007-08)
    Ranked second on the squad with 10.8 points per game and led the team with 4.9 assists per contest... also posted 5.0 rebounds and 1.3 steals per game... became one of only four players in Houston history to record a triple-double with 11 points, 16 rebounds and 12 assists in 42 minutes in Houston's overtime victory at UAB on Feb. 3... tallied a season-high 21 points to go with seven assists in 40 minutes against Lamar (Jan. 2)... rattled off 19 points against East Carolina on Feb. 28... posted 18 points in the season-opening win over Texas Southern (Nov. 9)... also recorded 18 points to go with 10 assists against Tulane (Jan. 6)... went 11-of-14 from the free-throw line in the win over the Green Wave... scored in double figures in 18 games.

    JUNIOR (2006-07)
    Claimed the C-USA scoring title and ranked in the top-10 nationally with 22.5 points per game... Also tallied 6.6 rebounds and led the squad with 4.0 assists and 2.2 steals per contest... Missed the first six games due to knee surgery ... Made her season debut 20 days after surgery ... Tallied 14 points in 21 minutes against CSUB (Dec. 6) ... hit for a season-best 28 points against Prairie View (Dec. 15) ... named to the Women of Troy Classic All-Tournament Team ... earned her third-career double-double with 21 points and 10 rebounds against Miami (Dec. 19) ... finished with her fourth-career double-double against Rice (Jan. 2) with 30 points and 11 rebounds ... that marked her third-career 30-point game ...her 31 points against East Carolina (Jan. 10) was her fourth-career 30-point game ... tallied 30 points at UCF (Feb. 9) ... has seven double doubles this season ... named First Team All C-USA for the second-straight year ... set a C-USA Championship record and tied a school record with her career-best 43 points against Marshall (March 1) ... tallied only the third 40-point game in school history ... it was the third-best single-game mark in C-USA history and ranks third nationally this season ... her 18 made free throws and 23 free-throw attempts tied the all-time C-USA mark and set both UH and championship records ... had 17 points, four assists, five rebounds and three steals before fouling out against Tulane (March 2) ... a C-USA All-Championship Team selections ... tallied double figure scoring in all 22 games with five double-doubles.

    SOPHOMORE (2005-06)
    First Team All-Conference USA selection ... Participated in team trials for the U.S. U-20 National Team in Colorado Springs, Colo. this past spring ... She was the lone C-USA player to receive an invitation ... Led UH in points per game (17.7), free throws made (78) and assists (119) ... Two of her season averages, points per game (fourth) and assists per game (second), rank in the top five all time in the UH record book ... Had three double-doubles on the season ... Also had two games with double-digit assists. ... A natural shooting guard who was pressed into duty at the one slot at times last season ... Missed UH's first seven games while fulfilling NCAA Transfer requirements ... C-USA's second-leading scorer with her 17.7 ppg average ... ranked second in the league, averaging 5.41 assists per game ... Also ranked in the league's top-10 in steals (2.05), and three-pointers made per game (1.82) ... Averaged nearly 35 minutes per game (34.9) in 22 starts ... Failed to reach double figures in only two games with seven 20-plus point performances and two 30-plus point games ... Her career-best 37-point performance against Rice (Jan. 15) was the top single-game effort in C-USA last season ... Also hit a career-best 14 field goals in the contest ... Tallied two double-doubles on the season with 20 points and 11 rebounds against Dartmouth (Dec. 19) and 11 points and 12 assists against Prairie View A&M (Dec. 20) ... Also finished with 11 assists against UCF (Jan. 6) ... Led UH in scoring nine times ... UH averaged 63.7 ppg with her in the lineup (53.7 without) ... Opened up her UH career with a than career-best 26 points at Michigan State (Dec. 17) ... Was 4-for-4 and 6-for-6 from the free throw line in consecutive games against SMU (Jan. 22) and Tulsa (Jan. 24) ... Had 13 points and nine assists against UTEP (Jan. 29) ... Hit 10 field goals for 24 points, also adding eight assists and five rebounds at Rice (Feb. 3) ... Knocked down 20 points against Marshall (Feb. 6) ... Just missed a double-double against Tulsa (Feb. 17), finishing with 19 points and nine rebounds ... Hit for 35 points at UAB (Feb. 26) on a 12 for 27 shooting night ... Had UH's first 23 points of the second half ... Was 10 for 12 from the charity stripe with seven rebounds, six assists and three steals before fouling out with under a minute left ... Finished with 17 points, a career-high tying 11 rebounds, five assists and four steals in UH's second-round win over UTEP in the C-USA Championship (March 2) ... Closed out the season with 14 points, nine rebounds and six assists in the quarterfinal loss to Rice (March 3).

    FRESHMAN (2004-05)
    Appeared in 17 games with five starts during her first collegiate season at Purdue... Finished as the Boilermakers' fourth-leading scorer with 6.8 points per game... Scored 17 points on 6-of-9 shooting with four 3-pointers at Texas A&M-Corpus Christi... Was the first of four consecutive games in double digits... Enjoyed a career night against, ironically, Houston... Posted a season high with 20 points and four treys in only 25 minutes against the Lady Cougars... Also grabbed a career-best seven rebounds against Houston... Added 12 points at UC Santa Barbara... Followed that with 14 points on 6-of-10 shooting with a pair of treys at UCLA... Dished out a career-best five assists against Western Michigan... Blocked three shots against Indiana... Scored 10 points with two 3-pointers at Notre Dame.

    HIGH SCHOOL
    2004 Texas Miss Basketball as selected by Texas Association of Basketball Coaches... Texas Class 5A Player of the Year as a senior by TABC and the Houston Chronicle... 2004 WBCA All-American Honorable Mention... Member of teams that posted a combined 130-13 four-year record at Westfield High... Member of 2005 Class 5A state championship team... Averaged 12.4 points, 7.2 rebounds, 3.8 steals and 3.1 assists as a senior... School career leader in points and assists... Two-time District 15-5A Most Valuable Player.... Two-TABC All-Region and All-State pick... Two-time Greater Houston Area Player of the Year by the Houston Chronicle... One of 32 players invited to try out for USA Women's Junior World Championship Qualifying Team in June 2004... 2003 USA Basketball Youth Development Festival participant... Coached by Susan Smith... Also recruited by Texas and Texas A&M.

    PERSONAL
    Full name is Tyeisha Elaine Jackson... Born on June 27, 1986, in Houston... Daughter of Tonice Jackson.

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