Houston Cougars women's basketball

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Houston Cougars
Houston Cougars athletic logo
University University of Houston
Conference The American
Location Houston, TX
Head coach Wade Scott (interim) (1st year)
Arena Hofheinz Pavilion
(Capacity: 8,500)
Nickname Cougars
Colors

Scarlet and White

            
Uniforms
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Home jersey
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Team colours
Home
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Away jersey
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Team colours
Away
NCAA/AIAW Tournament appearances
1988, 1992, 2004, 2005, 2011
Conference tournament champions
C-USA: 2004
Conference regular season champions
C-USA: 2004, 2011

The Houston Cougars women's basketball team represents the University of Houston in NCAA Division I women's basketball. Coached by interim head coach Wade Scott, the team plays their home games at Hofheinz Pavilion on-campus at the University of Houston.

Notable former players[edit]

Name Career at Houston Notability Year drafted by WNBA Reference
Chandi Jones 2000–04 WNBA player for the Phoenix Mercury, Detroit Shock, and Minnesota Lynx 2004 [1]
Sancho Lyttle 2001-05 WNBA player for the Houston Comets 2005 [2]

Seasons[edit]

2013–14 Roster[edit]

Wade Scott, interim head coach of University of Houston women's basketball team
2013–14 Houston Cougars women's basketball team
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Height Year High School/Junior College Home town
G 3 Winslow, BiancaBianca Winslow 5 ft 7 in (1.7 m) Fr Bellaire HS Bellaire, Texas
G 5 Landry, PorschePorsche Landry 5 ft 1 in (1.55 m) RS Sr Madison HS Houston, Texas
F 12 Texada, DestiniDestini Texada 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) Sr Houston Baptist Houston, Texas
G 14 Barroso, ErynEryn Barroso 5 ft 6 in (1.68 m) Jr Wimberley HS Wimberley, Texas
G 15 Smith, AleciaAlecia Smith 5 ft 7 in (1.7 m) Fr Cedar Hill HS Cedar Hill, Texas
C 20 Thompson, YasmeenYasmeen Thompson 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) Jr Paris JC Philadelphia, Pa.
G 21 Palmer, JessiekaJessieka Palmer 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) Fr La Marque HS La Marque, Texas
F 22 Amerson, Marche'Marche' Amerson 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) Fr Rudder HS Bryan, Texas
F 24 Ashton, MarissaMarissa Ashton
Jr Dickinson HS/Texas Tech Dickinson, Texas
C 25 Woods, MaeMae Woods 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) Jr Maple Ridge Secondary School Maple Ridge, British Columbia
F 32 Campbell, Te'onnaTe'onna Campbell 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m) Jr New Mexico JC Ontario, Calif.
F 33 Gilbert, TylerTyler Gilbert 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) Fr Hightower HS Missouri City, Texas
F 34 Alford, TerranTerran Alford 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) So Home-schooled Oklahoma City, Okla.
F 35 Gilbert, TaylorTaylor Gilbert 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) Fr Hightower HS Missouri City, Texas
Head coach

Wade Scott (interim)

Assistant coach(es)

Ravon Justice
Brittany Mason
Leah Foster


Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • (W) Walk-on

Roster
Last update: 2013-08-17

Year by year results[edit]

Conference tournament winners noted with # Source [3]

Season Team Overall Conference Standing Postseason Coaches' poll AP poll
Connie Payne (Independent) (1975–1976)
1975-76 Connie Payne 11–18 Texas AIAW
Connie Payne: 11–18
Dot Woodfin (Independent, Southwest) (1976–1985)
1976-77 Dot Woodfin 23–10 AIAW Southwest Regional
1977-78 Dot Woodfin 26–15 AIAW Southwest Regional
1978-79 Dot Woodfin 17–13 AIAW Southwest Regional
1979-80 Dot Woodfin 17–13 AIAW Southwest Regional
1980-81 Dot Woodfin 21–10 AIAW State Tournament
1981-82 Dot Woodfin 18–11
Southwest Conference
1982-83 Dot Woodfin 17–11 5–3 4th (Southwest)
1983-84 Dot Woodfin 16–12 9–7 T-4th
1984-85 Dot Woodfin 22–8 11–5 T-3rd
Dot Woodfin: 177–103 25–15
Greg Williams (Southwest) (1985–1990)
1985-86 Greg Williams 19–10 9–7 T-4th
1986-87 Greg Williams 19–10 10–6 T-3rd
1987-88 Greg Williams 22–7 12–4 2nd NCAA Second Round (Bye) 25
1988-89 Greg Williams 16–12 9–7 T-4th
1989-90 Greg Williams 17–12 9–7 4th
Greg Williams: 93–51 49–31
Jessie Kenlaw (Southwest, Conference USA) (1990–1998)
1990-91 Jessie Kenlaw 20–12 10–6 4th (Southwest) NWIT Fourth Place
1991-92 Jessie Kenlaw 22–8 10–4 3rd NCAA First Round 22
1992-93 Jessie Kenlaw 11–16 5–9 6th
1993-94 Jessie Kenlaw 11–15 5–9 T-5th
1994-95 Jessie Kenlaw 14–14 7–7 T-4th
1995-96 Jessie Kenlaw 12–16 4–10 5th
Conference USA
1996-97 Jessie Kenlaw 5–24 0–14 4th (White) (CUSA)
1997-98 Jessie Kenlaw 9–18 3–13 6th (National)
Jessie Kenlaw: 104–123 44–72
Joe Curl (Conference USA) (1998–2007)
1998-99 Joe Curl 5–22 1–15 6th (National)
1999-2000 Joe Curl 7–21 3–13 T-5th (National)
2000-01 Joe Curl 19–13 10–6 T-2nd (National) WNIT First Round
2001-02 Joe Curl 26–8 11–3 T-2nd WNIT Finals
2002-03 Joe Curl 15–13 6–8 T-7th
2003-04 Joe Curl 28–4 13–1 1st# NCAA Second Round 16 9
2004-05 Joe Curl 21–9 10–4 T-3rd NCAA First Round
2005-06 Joe Curl 12–17 8–8 T-6th
2006-07 Joe Curl 9–19 5–11 T-9th
Danny Hughes (Conference USA) (2007–2008)
2007-08 Danny Hughes 15–16 9–7 4th
Danny Hughes: 15–16 9–7
Joe Curl (Conference USA) (2008–2010)
2008-09 Joe Curl 19–10 11–5 T-2nd
2009-10 Joe Curl 17–15 10–6 T-2nd WNIT First Round
Joe Curl: 178–151 88–80
Todd Buchanan (Conference USA, American) (2010–present)
2010-11 Todd Buchanan 26–6 16–0 1st (CUSA) NCAA First Round 22
2011-12 Todd Buchanan 3–26 2–14 12th
2012-13 Todd Buchanan 13–17 7–9 T-8th
Todd Buchanan: 42–49 25–23
Total: 620–511

      National champion  
      Conference regular season champion         Conference regular season and conference tournament champion
      Division regular season champion       Division regular season and conference tournament champion
      Conference tournament champion

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Chandi Jones Playerfile". WNBA. Retrieved 2008-12-08. 
  2. ^ "Sancho Lyttle Playerfile". WNBA. Retrieved 2008-12-08. 
  3. ^ "Media Guide". University of Houston. Retrieved 11 Aug 2013. 

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