Mustangs honored during annual awards banquet
Two teams meet for first time Thursday at 6 p.m. CT
SMU plays winner between No. 8 UCF and No. 9 Houston at 11 a.m.
SMU clinches No. 1 seed in C-USA Championship with win
Simpson scored 19 with nine rebounds; Filmore had 12 points on Senior Day
2012-13 (Freshman): Played in 29 games with three starts, averaging 17.6 minutes per game in her first season...Tied a Conference USA single-game record and broke the SMU record with 10 steals against SIU-Edwardsville (11/23)...Named C-USA Freshman of the Week on Nov. 19...Averaged 6.0 points per game and finished the season with 42 steals...Also had 72 rebounds and 21 assists...Scored a season-high 14 points at Southern Miss (1/17), and scored at least 10 in six games, including an 11-point, five-rebound performance in her collegiate debut against North Texas (11/15)...Had a double-double against SIU-Edwardsville with 12 points and 10 steals...Scored nine points, including a pair of free throws with six seconds left, to lead SMU to a 73-71 win at home against UTEP (3/3) to secure the C-USA regular-season championship...Shot 38.2 percent from the field and made eight of 22 3-point attempts (36.4).
High School: Four-year letterwinner for head coach Lee Ann Stephenson at Garland High School...McDonald's All-America nominee as a senior...Four-time team MVP at Garland...Was an Honor Roll student...Led Garland to a District Championship as a junior...Named All-State as a senior...Three-time District 10-5A MVP...Named to All-Region team as a junior...Selected as Garland's Offensive Player of the Year as a junior and Outstanding Athlete of the Year as a senior...Also earned several All-Tournament awards...Served as a team captain...Was named Outstanding Freshman of the Year...Also lettered in track.
Personal: Daughter of Gary and Toni Wilkins...Born July 16, 1994 in Dallas, Texas...Has two sisters, Tanesha and Brittani, and a brother, Gary...Both of her parents and sisters played collegiate sports...Names her brother as her biggest fan...One thing people don't know about her is she can dance like Michael Jackson...Favorite actor is Denzel Washington...Favorite restaurant is The Cheesecake Factory.