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Emma Cannon

Emma Cannon

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Rochester, N.Y.

High School:
School of the Arts

Height:
6-2

Position:
F

03/08/2009

Going Dancing: UCF Wins C-USA Championship!

UCF vs. Southern Miss (C-USA Championship)

CANON'S CAREER HIGHS
Category High Opponent (Last Time) Date
Points 34 Memphis 1.8.09
Rebounds 20 3x (Memphis) 1.15.10
Field Goals 12 Memphis 1.8.09
Three-Point Field Goals 1 MTSU 11.15.09
Free Throws 10 2x (MTSU) 11.15.09
Assists 4 Jackson State 12.20.09
Steals 6 UTEP 2.24.08
Blocked Shots 3 6x (Rice) 3.5.09
Minutes Played 40 FSU 12.16.09

  • 2009 Conference USA Tournament MVP
  • 2008-09 Conference USA First Team

  • 2007-08 Conference USA All-Freshman Team

  • A skilled, physical post player...has the ability to score down low or facing the basket...runs the floor well...will enter her junior season just 122 points away from joining the 1,000-point club.

    2009-10 (Junior): Became the program's 12th member of the 1,000-point club against No. 3/3 Notre Dame (12/29/09), scoring eight points...Now has 1,154 career points and is tied for fifth all-time...Has 888 career rebounds and is currently 10th place all-time in C-USA in that category...Has scored in double figures 63 times, had 10-plus rebounds 49 times and registered 40 double-doubles in her career...Scored 13 points and grabbed 15 rebounds in win over Houston (2/20/10)...Had 16 rebounds against SMU (2/25/10)...Had 17 points and eight rebounds against Southern Miss (1/21/10)...Moved into the top 10 on the all-time scoring list with 16 points against UAB (1/17/10)...Scored eight points and tied a career-high with 20 rebounds against Memphis (1/15/10)...Named C-USA Player of the Week on Dec. 22, the fourth time she earned the honor in her career...Tallied 16 points and 15 rebounds against No. 10/6 Florida State (12/16/09)...Scored 23 points and grabbed 13 rebounds against Alabama (12/14/09)...Became the school's second-leading rebounder of all-time against Jacksonville (12/2/09)...She had 23 points and 14 rebounds against the Dolphins...Had 19 points and 18 rebounds in season opener at MTSU (11/15/09)...Named Conference USA's Preseason Player of the Year...Also earned a spot on the Full Court Press Mid-Major Preseason All-American third team.

    2008-09 (Sophomore): Named first-team all-conference after an impressive sophomore campaign...With 393 rebounds, shattered the school record by 48 boards...It is also the second-highest single-season total in league history...Named C-USA Player of the Week a league-high three times...Ranked tied for fifth nationally in rebounds per game and offensive rebounds per game...Her 173 offensive rebounds are the most by a C-USA player in league history...Had 21 double-doubles during the season and has 33 for her career...Tallied 10-plus points in 30 of 34 games and 10-plus rebounds 23 times...Led UCF in rebounding 27 times...Has 878 points and 654 rebounds in her career...Her rebound total is good for third all-time in school history...Scored 18 points and grabbed 14 rebounds, including 15 points and 13 rebounding in the second half, in the NCAA Tournament...After averaging 14.3 points and 14.5 points, voted the C-USA Tournament MVP...Shattered the conference's tournament record with 58 rebounds, including 19 to go with 18 points against SMU in the semifinals (3/7/09)...Posted 16 points and 15 rebounds against Southern Miss in the championship game (3/8/09)...Tallied 21 points and 15 rebounds against Memphis (2/26/09)...Scored 14 points to go with 20 rebounds against SMU (2/7/09)...Posted career-highs of 34 points and 20 rebounds at Memphis (1/8/09)...Tallied 21 points at Florida State (12/31/08)...Had 18 points and 16 rebounds against Wake Forest (12/19/08)...Scored 19 points and collected 17 rebounds in opener at Colorado (11/16/08).

    2007-08 (Freshman): A Conference USA All-Freshman Team selection in 2008 ... Was second on the team, averaging 11.7 ppg and 8.7 rpg ... Ranked 22nd in Conference USA in scoring and fourth in rebounding ... Charted 12 double-doubles on the season, which ranked fourth in the nation in double-doubles by a freshman ... Second on the team and ranked eighth in C-USA in field-goal percentage with a .494 (126-of-255) clip from beyond the arc ... Brought down 261 total rebounds on the season, which ranks tied for seventh all-time on UCF's single-season rebounds list ... Scored in double-figures on 22 occasions during the season ... Eclipsed the 20-point plateau four times ... Led the team in scoring nine times ... Brought down double-figure rebounds in 14 contests ... Was the team's rebounds leader in eight games ... Tallied seven or more rebounds in 20 games during the year ... Played 36 minutes, scoring 19 points and bringing down 13 rebounds with two blocks in the C-USA Tournament vs. Southern Miss (3/6/08) ... Scored a career-high 24 points vs. UAB (2/7/08), making nine field goals and 6-of-8 free-throws ... Tallied 19 points and 12 rebounds in 32 minutes of action, shooting 7-of-9 from the field, vs. Marshall (1/31/08) ... Had 20 points and 15 rebounds off the bench vs. Houston 1/17/08) ... Scored 22 points and brought down 13 rebounds, making 8-of-13 free throws, vs. Jacksonville (11/19/07).

    Prior to UCF: A two-sport athlete at the School of the Arts in Rochester, N.Y., where she played basketball with current UCF teammate Marshay White ... Collected 1,800 points during her career ... Owns the school record for most rebounds in a career with 1,800 boards ... Also holds the SOTA record for most points (47) and most rebounds (35) in a game ... Averaged 22 points and 27 rebounds per game as a junior ... Team went 24-1 and advanced to the state finals that year ... Scored 18 points and grabbed 20 rebounds an outing as a senior ... Named the team's most valuable and most improved player ... Also played for coach Tim Jackson's Empire Dragons AAU squad ... A member of Young Black Scholars.

    Personal: Daughter of Carl and Patty Cannon ... Born in Rochester, N.Y. ... Intends a major in sports management.

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