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Houston Cougars Women's Basketball adds transfers De'Myla Brown and Logyn McNeil

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POSTED: May 11, 2022 -- 11:52 a.m. CT

Houston Cougars Women's Basketball Head Coach Ronald Hughey announced the addition of transfers De'Myla Brown and Logyn McNeil to the 2022-23 women's basketball roster.

Brown, 5'7", comes to UH after playing last season for the University of Illinois women's basketball team. Last season, in 21.0 minutes per game, Brown averaged 8.1 points per game (68 for 236 fgs, 28.8 fg%; 24 for 89 threes, 27.0 3pt%); 1.4 assists per game and 2.0 rebounds game.

Prior to Illinois, Brown attended Chipola College during the 2020-21 season and earned NJCAA Division I First-Team All-American Honors. Brown averaged 20.2 points per game; 3.4 rebounds and 2.0 assists per game that season.

Brown attended Western Kentucky during the 2019-20 season. She appeared in 14 games for WKU and 1.7 points, 0.6 rebounds, and 0.4 assists per game.

"De'Myla is an outstanding combo guard with point guard attributes," Hughey said. "She is a three-level scorer who loves to get her teammates involved. She is quick, disciplined and fits our culture. We are extremely excited to have her join our family."


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McNeil, 6'3", comes to UH as a transfer from LSU. She redshirted the 2021-22 season (her freshman season) after tearing her ACL during the preseason. She attended Rockwall-Heath High School in Rockwall, Texas.

McNeil, one of the top prospects out of Texas, was ranked the No. 18 forward in her class nationally by ESPNU HoopGurlz and is No. 139 in the World Exposure Report… Named the Texas 10-6A Defensive MVP in 2021 on the All-District Team… She averaged nine points, nine rebounds, five assists and three blocks per game and earned first team All-District 11-6A honors as a junior.

"Logyn is a lean and athletic post that can score in the paint or facing the basket from the perimeter," Coach Hughey said. "She has the ability to score in traffic, rebounds and can outlet and run the floor in our transition game. She fits our culture and pressing mentality. We are extremely excited to have her join our family."

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