2014 USA 3x3 National Championship
Colorado Springs, Colo.
May 9-11
2014 USA 3x3 National Championship
Colorado Springs, Colo.
May 9-11

Amber Henson

F • 6-3 / 190 cms • 180 / 82 kgs • 2011 • Sickles H.S. • Tampa, FL

USA Basketball
• Member of the 2010 USA Youth Olympic Games Team that posted a 6-1 slate and captured the bronze medal in Singapore.

• Has verbally committed to attend Duke University in 2011-12.

• Honored as a Parade Magazine All-America fourth team
member in 2009 and named to the third team in 2010.
• Honored as a 2010 ESPN Rise Underclass All-American.
• Named Florida Times Hillsborough County Player of the Year in 2009 and 2010, and to the Times’ All-Suncoast first team in 2010.

High School
• Attends Sickles High School in Tampa, Fla.
• Averaged 22.1 ppg., 12.1 rpg. and 4.9 bpg. as a junior in 2009-10 to help Sickles to a 25-4 record and the 5A region final.
• Recorded 20 double doubles in 2009-10.
• Averaged 19.2 ppg., 11.3 ppg. and 4.5 bpg. a sophomore at Sickles in 2008-09, helping her team to the region semifinals.
• Moved from Round Rock, Texas, to Tampa, Fla., prior to her sophomore year.
• Averaged 14.2 ppg. and 8.3 rpg. as a freshman at Round Rock H.S. in Round Rock, Texas.
• Plays AAU for the Orlando Comets.

Personal Notes
• Born on Nov. 5, 1993.
• Sister of John Henson, who plays basketball at North Carolina.
• Member of Naitonal Honor Society.
• Earned a 4.1 GPA in 2009-10.

The Scoop
• This right-hander wears number: 33, because my dad and brother once had it.
• Favorite food: My dad’s ribs.
• Favorite sports Website: ESPN.
• Favorite non-sports Website: Facebook.
• Favorite player: Kobe Bryant, Dwight Howard.
• Favorite sport other than basketball: football.
• Favorite non-basketball Olympian: Michael Phelps.
• Strangest place you’ve ever played basketball: On a cruise ship.
• Your favorite college or pro basketball announcer: Dick Vitale!
• Best game you’ve watched: Syracuse vs. UConn, six overtimes.
• You’d most like to play one-on-one against: Angel McCoughtry.
• The most impressive person you’ve met: Alonzo Mourning. He overcame a lot.
• Away from the court you enjoy: hanging out with my sister and brother.
• The most interesting place you’ve visited: Honduras, for an appreciation of what I have.
• Your first basketball memory: when I shot layups (at 7 years old). often times the ball would go over the backboard.
• Something not many people know about you is: I know how to cook and do it well, especially fried apple pies.
• Can’t live without: my family, cell phone, iPod.
• Stranded on an island, you’d want: a boat, food, water.