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Dominique Philpots

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Riverdale, Ga.

High School:
Riverdale

Height:
6-3

Position:
Forward

Birthdate:
03/19/1986

Experience:
2L

Dominique Philpots

As a Junior (2006-07)
Fifth on Tulane's all-time blocked shots list with 75... Led the Green Wave in blocked shots with 41... Averaged 1.37 blocks per game, good for fifth in Conference USA... Appeared in 30 of Tulane's 33 games... Led Tulane in scoring with 13 points in a win at Memphis on February 7... Led the Green Wave in rebounding in five games... Turned in five games with double-figure scoring (Tulane was 5-0 in those games)... Set a career high in points with 13 at Memphis (on five-of-six shooting) and matched that point total three days later against UAB (on six-of-nine from the field)... Rejected five shots for a career-high in blocks at Memphis... Turn in a then career-high 12 points in Tulane's win over Houston on January 5... Connected on five-of-five from the field against UTEP on January 20 for 10 points... Perfect four-for-four from the free-throw line in Tulane's win at SMU on ESPN2 on January 14... Blocked four shots against Rice on January 7, then her career-best... Tied her career-high with a pair of steals in Tulane's win over Texas-Arlington in the Tulane DoubleTree Classic final, later matched with two steals at Houston.

As a Sophomore (2005-06):
Appeared in all 27 games, starting two... Averaged 3.8 PPG and 3.3 RPG... Led the team in blocked shots with 27... Finished 11th in Conference USA in blocks with 1.00 per game... Connected on 40.2 percent of he shots from the field (47-of-117)... Tied her career-high with 12 points at Houston (Jan. 27) as she made five-of-eight field goals... Blocked four shots in Tulane's win vs Lehigh, and followed that up with another four-block effort against Central Connecticut State.

As a Freshman (2004-2005): One of five players to see time in all 27 games, starting in the first two of the season as a rookie... Scored a career-high 12 points on 6-of-8 shooting in 18 minutes at Southern Miss... Tossed in eight points to go along with six rebounds at Louisville, playing a career-high 25 minutes off of the bench... Came off the bench for 10 points at Memphis, and gave Tulane its first lead of the game on a jumper with 7:15 left to play... Blocked two shots against DePaul and followed that up with two blocks against Marquette... Flourished during C-USA play, averaging 4.1 points and 13.5 minutes compared to 2.7 points and 9.5 minutes in non-conference games... Selected as the team's Most Improved Player.

Prep: Earned four letters for coach Derick Powell at Riverdale High School in Riverdale, Ga... Named to the McDonald's High School All-American team... Rated as the 16th-best forward prospect and the 96th-best player overall by the All-Star Girls Report... Named the Peach State Tournament Most Valuable Player as a senior... An all-region player as a junior... Helped lead Riverdale to three region championships and a pair of state playoff appearances... Won the Atlanta TipOff Club Award in 2003... Received an Academic Award and was a member of the A/B Honor Roll...

Personal: Dominique Shontae Philpots was born March 19, 1986 in DeKalb, Ga... The daughter of Gary and Ida Philpots... Has one older brother and one younger brother... Lists Lisa Leslie as her favorite athlete.

Career Highs
Points: 12 (vs Howard, 11/18/05; at So. Miss., 2/5/05)
Rebounds: 9 (at Toledo, 12/29/05; at Houston, 1/27/06)
Assists: 1 (10 times)
Field Goals: 6 (vs So. Miss., 2/5/05)
Steals: 2 (Rice, 2/12/06; vs UCF, 3/2/06)
Blocks: 4 (three times)
Minutes: 25 (at Louisville, 2/20/05; at SE La., 1/21/06)

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