Houston Cougars women's basketball

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Houston Cougars
2016–17 Houston Cougars women's basketball team
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University University of Houston
Conference The American
Location Houston, TX
Head coach Ronald Hughey (2nd year)
Arena Hofheinz Pavilion
(Capacity: 8,500)
Nickname Cougars
Colors Scarlet and Albino[1]
         
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 Ronald Hughey,[2] 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 [3]
Sancho Lyttle 2001–05 WNBA player for the Houston Comets 2005 [4]

Seasons[edit]

2015–16 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 Previous school Home town
G 3 Winslow, BiancaBianca Winslow 5 ft 7 in (1.7 m) Sr 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 [5]

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         Postseason invitational 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. ^ 1 second ago. "University of Houston Athletics :: UH Cougars :: Official Athletic Site". UH Cougars. Retrieved 2016-03-24. 
  2. ^ "Hughey introduced as UH women's basketball coach". Houston Chronicle. Retrieved 2016-04-13. 
  3. ^ "Chandi Jones Playerfile". WNBA. Retrieved 2008-12-08. 
  4. ^ "Sancho Lyttle Playerfile". WNBA. Retrieved 2008-12-08. 
  5. ^ "Media Guide" (PDF). University of Houston. Retrieved 11 Aug 2013. 

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