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Whitney Houston
25  Whitney Houston

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Memphis, Tenn.

High School:
Hillcrest HS

Last College:
Colorado

Height:
5-5

Position:
Guard

Experience:
TR

05/09/2012

Thirty-Eight Miners to Graduate on Saturday

The total number ties the school record and features student-athletes from seven teams.

03/28/2012

Miners Garner Academic Honors From Conference USA

Miners Receive 15 Academic Awards

03/27/2012

138 Student-Athletes Named to C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll

138 student-athletes earn placement on the Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll.

03/16/2012

UTEP To Challenge #11/12 Penn State In First-Round Of NCAA Tournament

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03/06/2012

Top-Seed UTEP Opens 2012 C-USA Championships On Thursday

Miners To Play Winner Of (8) UCF & (9) Southern Miss At 4 P.M. MST

03/18/2012

UTEP vs Penn State. RD 1 of NCAA Tournament. Photos by IPA

Photos by Ivan Pierre Aguirre

02/26/2012

UTEP Women's Basketball vs. Rice (2/26/12)

Photo Gallery by Michael Patrick Reese

02/26/2012

UTEP vs Rice. Senior Day. Photo by IPA

Photo by Ivan Pierre Aguirre

02/23/2012

UTEP beats SMU, crowned CUSA Champs! Photo by IPA

Photo by Ivan Pierre Aguirre

02/12/2012

UTEP Women's Basketball vs. Tulane

Photo Gallery by Michael Patrick Reese

2010-11 (SENIOR): Went down with a knee injury in training camp and missed the season ... earned a medical hardship, allowing her the chance to compete during the 2011-12 campaign ... garnered placement on the Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll (min. 3.0 GPA).

PRIOR TO UTEP: Senior transfer from Colorado who was eligible to compete immediately ... played in 71 games for the Buffaloes, including 22 starts, while compiling 407 points, 121 assists, 102 rebounds and 44 steals. .

2009-10 (JUNIOR): Returned from her injury to play in 12 of the first 13 games on the year, including two starts ... contributed 4.2 ppg, 16 assists and six steals ... was voted as one of the team's three captains at the beginning of the year.

2008-09 (JUNIOR): Was slated to be the team's starting point guard in 2008-09 but ended up missing the year after tearing the anterior cruciate ligament in her left knee on Sept. 24 during team individual workouts.

2007-08 (SOPHOMORE): Won the squad's "Sixth Man" award after pacing CU reserves in assists (41) and scoring (4.3 ppg) ... recorded 6.5 ppg and more than 2.0 apg over the final 15 games of the regular season ... contributed 9.5 ppg in four postseason WNIT tilts, which was aided by a season-high 13 points in fourth-round 96-90 overtime win vs. TCU.

2006-07 (FRESHMAN): Contributed 7.9 ppg, a team-high 64 assists while adding 25 steals (4th team) in 29 games (16 starts) as a freshman in 2006-07 ... was chosen as her squad's most improved player at year's end ... played her way into the starting line, earning the nod the final 11 contests of the campaign ... rated fifth in helpers, eighth in points and 12th in steals among all Big 12 freshmen ... registered at least two assists in 17 of 29 games, including a personal-best and team-season high six against Charlotte ... poured in a career-high 25 points, to go along with six boards, three helpers and two steals at Kansas (2/6).

PERSONAL: Daughter of Cynthia and the late Larry Houston ... will pursue her master's degree in leadership studies at UTEP ... has five brothers, three sisters, and a late sister, Cyntresia, who passed away in a car accident ... wants to dedicate the 2010-11 season to her late father and sister, her grandfather Bishop I.G. Jones and her grandmother Johnella Patton ... loves God and credits her success in both basketball and in life to His glory ... pre-game ritual includes praying ... has been playing basketball since the age of 10 ... enjoys singing and playing the drums in her spare time ... born 8/7/88 (Memphis, Tenn.)

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