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  Erin Higgins
Erin Higgins
Player Profile
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Oklahoma City, Okla.

High School:
Westmoore

Height:
5-9

Position:
G

Experience:
2003-07

Erin Higgins Photo Gallery

2006-07 - Senior
Averaged 4.6 points and 1.4 rebounds in final collegiate season ... extended her OU career record for 3-pointers with 46 in 2006-07, which increased career total to 268 ... fourth on OU career minutes list with 4, 046 ... also ranked fourth in career starts with 123, including 28 in 33 games in 2006-07 ... drained three treys on Senior Day against Missouri (F25) ... surpassed 900 career points with her six point output against Texas A&M (J27) ... game tying three-pointer with 7 seconds left in regulation kept OU alive in double overtime win over Texas Tech (J22) ... sank three 3-pointers on five attempts against Kansas State (J3) ... eight points, including two treys on four attempts, agaisnt No. 8 Ohio State (D20) ... knocked down three treys on six attempts against Norther Colorado (N17) ... snapped mini-slump by hitting three 3-pointers against No. 21 UCLA (N21).

2005-06 - Junior
Averaged 8.8 points, 1.9 rebounds and 2.3 assists while starting 35 of 36 games ... an All-Big 12 Honorable Mention and All-Big 12 Championship Team selection ... owns the OU career record for made (222) and attempted (580) 3-pointers ... set OU single season record with 88 treys, which ranks as the sixth best mark in Big 12 history ... a career .383 shooter from long range, which ranks fourth in the OU record books ... the first OU player to make 200 three-pointers and the 11th Big 12 player ... set career single season highs for points (318), assists (84), free throws made (12), free throw attempted (17), 3-pointers made (88), 3-point percentage (.411), field goal percentage (.416) and minutes played (1,179) ... had a streak of 77 consecutive starts snapped on Senior Day against Nebraska ... set OU record by making a 3-pointer in 19 consecutive games this season ... streak started against SMU (11-13/-05) and ended at Texas A&M (1-28-06) ... ranked second in the Big 12 in 3-point percentage (.411) and makes (2.44 per game) ... ranked 29th nationally in 3-point percentage and 27th in makes ... hit four or more 3-pointers on 11 occasions in 2005-06 and 27 times in career ... 82 percent (666-817) of her career points have come from long range ... nailed five 3-pointers as OU eliminated BYU in the second round of the NCAA Tournament ... five treys in Big 12 Championship Game were a key to the Sooners double-digit win over Baylor ... canned four treys as OU cruised past Missouri in Big 12 Championship semifinals ... clutch and deep 3-pointer in the final minute against Iowa State clinched a four-point victory in the quarterfinals of the Big 12 Championship ... canned five 3-pointers and produced a game-high 17 points in victory over Nebraska ... two treys against Colorado sealed the OU career record ... knocked down five 3-pointers in victory at Iowa State ... scored 14 points in 40 minutes against UCLA on 5-for-9 shooting from the field (4-7 from three -point line) ... 16 points and four 3-pointers ignited Sooner rally in 31-point defeat of Oral Roberts ... 14 first half points helped the Sooners put away Iowa in an 18-point win ... season-high 16 points in a Sooners victory over TCU ... 12 first half points against New Mexico helped the Sooners hold off the Lobos ... member of Academic Region VI Team, All-Big 12 Academic First Team and Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll (fall semester).

2004-05 - Sophomore
All-Big 12 second team selection ... averaged 8.9 points and 3.1 rebounds per game ... was an Academic was one of three players that started all 30 games ... scored in double figures 11 times ... hit 9-of-11 free throws (81.8%) ... was one of four players that averaged better than 10 points per game (10.5) during Big 12 Tournament play ... also shot 53.3 percent from the field (8-of-15) and 45.5 from the arc (5-of-11) in tournament play ... ended the season ranked seventh in 3-point field goal percentage (41.8%) and fourth in threes made per game (2.4) against Big 12 teams ... averaged 9.3 points and 2.9 rebounds per game in Big 12 play ... went 5-for-9 from the arc in the first round of the Big 12 Tournament vs. Texas A&M (M8) ... ended the game with a career-tying 19 points ... had a stellar game against Louisiana Tech with a career-high 19 points ... hit five threes and 7-of-10 field goals (.700 FG%) ... unleashed 16-points with the aid of four three-pointers against in-state rival Oklahoma State (M3) to close regular season action ... matched a career-best six threes against Missouri (F19), while attempting 11 treys (54.5%) ... scored 10-or-more points in two of the last four games and four of the last eight ... improved as a rebounder and defender ... was a Sooner Scholar and Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Role selection for the academic year.

2003-04 - Redshirt-Freshman
Named to the Dallas Morning News All-Freshman team ... was an Academic All-Big 12 second team selection ... ranked fifth in the Big 12 for most 3s made per game (1.90) ... named Big 12 Rookie of the Week for the week of Feb. 9-15, after mataching a career-best six 3s against Kansas (F14) and Baylor (J24) ... averaged 6.5 points, 2.5 rebounds and 1.5 assists per game ... 59 of 68 made field goals were 3-pointers ... grabbed a career-best tying six rebounds against Marist (M20) in the first round of the NCAA Tournament ... averaged 37.5 minutes per game in postseason action ... hit a Big 12 Tournament best nine three-pointers ... ranked sixth for best three-point field goal percentage (45.0%) and ranked third for most blocked shots with an average of one per game for players playing in more than one game ... shot 45.5 percent from the field (10-of-22) and 45 percent from the arc (9-of-20), while playing 35.5 minutes per game during four tourney games ... scored five points, had two rebounds and shot 50 percent from the field in the championship game vs. top seed and second-ranked Texas (M13) ... established a career-best three blocked shots against second seed and eighth-ranked Kansas State (M11) in the semifinals while hitting 3-of-5 threes and dishing out three assists ... entered the game with Oklahoma down by 10 ... hit a pair of 3-pointers in less than a minute to spark the Sooners on a 14-0 run in the second half at Texas A&M (J14) ... hit four 3s against Missouri (J28), Kansas State (J31) and Colorado (F18) ... field goal percentage was 50 percent or better while averaging 15.5 points, 2.5 rebounds and 5.0 threes in OU's series with Baylor ... missed two non-conference games due to hyperextended right knee.

As A Freshman -- 2002-03
Had an impressive collegiate debut against Tennessee (N10) on ESPN with 18 points, two rebounds, two assists and three steals in 36 minutes of play ... hit 4-of-5 threes and all six attempted free throws against the Lady Vols ... averaged 10 points and shot 50 percent from the three-point line (8-of-16) before suffering an anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injury ... had surgury on Dec. 19, 2002, to repair the torn ACL suffered during shoot around for the Sam Houston State game (N26).

High School
Named All-State as a senior and selected All-State Underclassman as a junior ... three-time Big All-City pick ... averaged 14 points, 3.1 rebounds, 3.1 assists, 1.2 steals per game before suffering a season-ending ACL injury in January 2002 ... became Westmoore High School's career and single season record holder for most points scored (1,257) and three-pointers made (76) before being sidelined ... set the single game record for most threes made (8) ... voted team captain during her final prep season ... named sensational sophomore in 2000 and newcomer of the year in 1999 ... led her team to the state championship as a senior and a freshman plus a second-place finish as a sophomore ... earned state tournament honors as a freshman ... high school coach was Gary Harper ... was a four-year letterwinner in basketball ... played for the AAU Oklahoma Mustangs ... was an AAU All-American in 2001 ... team won the AAU state title in 2000 and 2001 ... coach was Jason Pennington ... was a member of the Junior Olympic team in 1999 and 2001.

Personal
Full name is Erin Shea Higgins ... was born on April 11, 1984, in McAlester, Okla. ... daughter of David and Toni Higgins ... has an older brother, Patrick (22) ... major in health and sports sciences ... plans to be a physical therapist ... chose Oklahoma over Oklahoma State, Texas, Texas Tech, Colorado, Florida State and Kansas State.

Season

GP-GS
FG%
3FG%
FT%

RBG

A
B
S
PPG

2002-03

3-0

.381

.500

1.000

1.3

7

0

4

10.0

2003-04
31-30

.335

.349

.533

2.5

48

11
23
6.5

2004-05

30-30

.382

.370

.818

3.1

47

5

25

8.9

2005-06
36-35
.416

.411

.706

1.9

84

14
29
8.8
2006-07
33-28
.325

.309

.000
1.9
42
7
20
4.6

Totals

133-123

.371

.368

.648

2.1

228

37

101

7.3

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