Simpson recorded ninth double-double with 11 points and 12 rebounds; Mahnesmith scored 15
SMU plays second-seeded Memphis Thursday at 1:30 p.m.
All-C-USA selection Simpson leads SMU into conference tournament
SMU faces Marshall in first round of C-USA Championships
2010-11 (Junior): Started 28 of 29 games played...Led the team and was fourth in Conference USA with a 53.7 shooting percentage, making 123-of-229 shots...Averaged a team-high 10.5 points per game...Was in the top-10 in the league in blocks with 29 and had 21 steals...First on the team with 7.3 rebound per game...Had three double-doubles and scored in double figures 15 times.
Game Highlights: vs. TCU (11/17) Posted first of three double-doubles with 12 points and 11 rebounds... vs. Tulsa (2/13) Finished with 15 points and season-high 13 rebounds... vs. UTEP (3/9) Scored a season-high 18 points and pulled down 10 rebounds.
Played in 30 games, with 26 starts averaging 10.9 points, 8.2 rebounds and 0.8 assists per game...Led the team in offensive (92), defensive (153) and total rebounds (245)...Finished second on the team with 17 blocks on the season....Young post player that has led the Mustangs in rebounds during both her freshman and sophomore seasons...Shot 50.8% from the field, second most of qualifying players...Her 328 points was the third-highest total of all players last season and highest total among 2010-11 returning players...Totaled a team-high five double-doubles...Recorded nine double-digit rebound performances...Led all C-USA sophomores (sixth overall) in rebounds per game.
Game Highlights: Kicked season off with a season-high (tied four times) 18-point performance (8-11 shooting) against Loyola Marymount (11/13)...Recorded 12 points, seven rebounds, two assists and two blocks in win over Arkansas (11/18)...Posted first double-double of the season at North Texas (12/2) with 18 points and 10 rebounds. Also, blocked three shots and converted on 8-11 attempts...Scored 18 on 8-9 shooting against TCU (12/9)...Against Wichita State (12/19) tallied 18 points and 10 boards...Provided a spark off the bench at Memphis (1/9) scoring 15 points and hauling in 10 rebounds...Narrowly missed another double-double against UTEP (1/15) with 11 points and nine rebounds...Posted 12 points and nine rebounds vs. Tulane (1/17)...With 16 rebounds and 14 points, Elliott filled the stat sheet at Houston (1/30)...Recorded a season-high 17 rebounds in win over Houston (2/14)...At Marshall (2/21) tallied another double-double with 14 points and 10 rebounds...In the C-USA Tournament game against UAB (3/9) gathered a game-high 16 rebounds...At New Mexico (3/17) in the WNIT, Elliott grabbed 11 rebounds to go along with 11 points.
2008-09 (Freshman):Played in all 32 games in her first year, including 12 starts...Named to the C-USA All-Freshman team...Led the team with 224 rebounds and was ninth in C-USA...Second in the conference in field goal percentage at .528 (113-214)...Averaged 11.2 points as a starter and just 8.3 off the bench...Team was 8-4 in games she started...Grabbed 10 or more rebounds five times, helping to record five double-doubles...Scored in double digits 14 times...Tied the all-time SMU and Moody Coliseum record for most rebounds in a game, recording 21 against Tulane on Feb. 26...That game also blew away the mark for most rebounds by a freshman, surpassing the previous record of 16 set twice...Had three steals four times.
Game Highlights: Shot 3-8 from the field in 20 minutes, grabbing nine boards at Arkansas (11/21)...Earned first career start at Eastern Illinois (11/22) and responded by going 4-6 from the field for nine points. At Texas A&M (12/7),brought down nine rebounds to go with four points...Recorded first career double-double, collecting 11 rebounds to go with 11 points on 5-9 shooting vs. Dartmouth (12/16)... Vs. Arkansas-Pine Bluff (12/28)made a season-high nine shots from the field, going 9-13 for a season-high 23 points...Vs. Rice (1/31) - came up just one point shy of a double-double, scoring 11 points to go with nine boards... Had a record-setting game, tying the all-time SMU record for rebounds in a game with 21 againstTulane (2/26); it was five more than the freshman record of five, last done on Feb. 24, 1990 by Shanell Thomas vs. Boise State.
Prior to SMU: McDonald's All-America nominee ... First-team All-State selection by The Wichita Eagle (newspaper) and second-team All-State honoree by The Topeka Capital-Journal and MaxPreps.com after averaging 19.7 points per game in her senior season ... Earned All-City honors from The Wichita Eagle after averaging more than 18 points per game Second-team All-Class 6A as a junior.