Highlights from the 2011-12 UAB women's basketball season
Honor society recognizes academic achievements of student-athletes
Blazer student-athletes recognized for having 3.0 GPA or better
Blazers advance to C-USA semifinals to meet UTEP on Friday
Blazers start slow in Thursday's 71-56 road loss to Tigers
Played in 28 games and drew 21 starts ... averaged 2.1 points and 4.5 rebounds per game ... led the team in assists with 96 on the year ... scored a season-high eight points against Memphis on Feb. 14 ... finished her career with 125 games played -- the second most in UAB women's basketball history ... her 190 steals rank eighth all-time in the Blazer record book, while her 314 assists ranks 10th all-time.
Played in all 30 games and started 11 ... managed a 1.4 to 1 assist-to-turnover ratio, which would have ranked third in Conference USA if she met the assists minimum ... finished second on the team in assists per game (2.87) ... scored a season-high 13 points on 6-of-8 shooting against Rice in the C-USA quarterfinals (3/8) ... top rebounding guard on the team with 4.3 per game ... had a season-high eight rebounds at Chattanooga (11/11) and against McNeese State (11/19) ... dished out five assists against Western Kentucky (11/16), Austin Peay (12/3), Southern Miss (1/29), Marshall (2/5) and SMU (2/16) ... had four assists on six other occasions ... named to the C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll ... inducted into the Chi Alpha Sigma National Honor Society.
Started 31 games, the second-most on the team ... led the team with 81 assists on the year ... recorded 10 points against Alabama State, her first career double-digit game ... also registered a career-best six steals against the Hornets ... scored 10 points against Memphis ... collected a career-high seven assists against Southern Miss ... matched her career-high of nine rebounds at SMU ... netted a career-high 22 points at Memphis ... hit a career-best 12 free throws against the Tigers ... named to the Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll
Had nine rebounds and dished out five assists in her first collegiate appearance against Alcorn State ... collected three steals against Florida .. drained first free throws with four against MVSU ... recorded her first career block against Austin Peay ... collected four steals against SMU, tying UAB's season-high ... tied season-high with nine boards against Tulsa ... sank her first 3-pointer against Tulsa and made it back-to-back games with a trey against Southern Miss ... scored a season-high seven points at Southern Miss ... named to the C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll
A five-year letterwinner for head coach Ronald Booker at Beach High School ... a four-year team captain, she helped her team to the Georgia Final Four in 2009 ... capped off her career by being named the 2009 Region 3 (AAAAA) Player of the Year and the Savannah Morning News' Player of the Year ... a two-time team Most Valuable Player, she was honored as second-team all-state by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution and first-team all-region by MaxPreps ... also played softball for the Bulldogs, where she was a two-time MVP ... a class valedictorian ... played for head coach Wayne Grimes and the South Georgia 76ers for her AAU career, where she helped them make three appearances in the national tournament.
Khalilah Kareemah Watson ... born Sept. 20, 1991 in Savannah, Ga. ... daughter of Lanette Winford and Reggie and Sharon Watson ... has two sisters, Silviller and Pink, and two brothers, Brandon Hall and Feonta Morrell ... majoring in sociology.