Courtesy: Duke Sports Information
A versatile and athletic player ... can play the three, four and five positions ... has an excellent shot and range ... can create from anywhere on the floor ... is very quick off the bounce and relentless on the offensive boards. Career Statistics
As a Freshman (2011-12):
Arrived at Duke with a knee injury and was never fully healthy prior to having surgery on her right knee on Jan. 6 to stabilize her patella (knee cap) ... saw action in eight games, while averaging 11.6 minutes ... averaged 1.8 points and 1.9 rebounds ... had five points, three rebounds and four steals against USC Upstate ... blocked two shots at Western Kentucky.
2010 U.S. Women's Youth Olympic Games Team: Led the squad to a bronze medal in Singapore with a 6-1 record ... averaged 8.7 points, 3.3 rebounds, 1.6 blocks and 1.1 assists in seven games ... her 11 blocks was a team best.
High School/AAU: A three-time Parade All-America honoree ... Named the Florida Gatorade Player of the Year as a senior ... three-time All-Western Conference Player of the Year ... three-time First Team St. Pete Times Hillsborough County, First Team Tampa Tribune All-County and First Team All-State as a sophomore, junior and senior ... competed in the WBCA All-America game totaling 10 points, eight rebounds, two assists and two steals in 20 minutes ... in the McDonald's All-America contest, had five points, five blocked shots and two rebounds in 17 minutes ... totaled 2,027 points and 1,218 rebounds in four years, which are both school records ... posted 60 career double-doubles ... averaged 20.7 points, 13.6 rebounds, 6.7 blocks and 2.5 assists a game as a senior ... notched 18 double-doubles and one triple double ... had a season-high 37 points, 17 rebounds and eight blocked shots against Tampa Bay Tech ... Dottie McGahagan Academic Athletic Award ... St. Pete Times Hillsborough County Player of the Year in 2009-10 and 2010-11 ... as a junior, averaged 22.1 points, 12.1 rebounds, 4.9 blocks, 3.1 assists and 1.9 steals ... notched 18 games with 20 or more points and four contests with 30 or more points ... posted 20 double-doubles ... totaled a season-high 34 points against Freedom, while collecting 28 points and 20 rebounds against Central ... a First Team All-Suncoast ... averaged 19.2 points, 11.3 rebounds, 4.5 blocks, 2.5 assists and 2.4 steals as a sophomore ... registered 21 double-doubles and one triple-double with 28 points, 14 rebounds and 11 blocks against Royal Pam Beach ... scored 20 or more points in 11 games ... as a freshman, averaged 14.2 points, 3.3 rebounds, 1.1 steals and 1.1 blocks ... had one double-double ... scored a season-high 34 points against Stony Point ... attended the Nike Skills Academy in 2008, 2009 and 2010 ... played for the Orlando Comets AAU squad, which were state champions in 2009 ... attended USA Basketball trails in 2009 and 2010.
Personal: Full name is Amber Elizabeth Henson ... born November 5, 1993 in Memphis, Tenn. ... daughter of Matt and Annette Henson ... has one brother, John (20) and one sister, Jana (13) ... her brother, John, is a junior on the North Carolina men's basketball team ... her father, Matt, played basketball at Norfolk State and graduated in 1988 ... an Academic All-County selection as a sophomore, junior and senior ... member of the Sickles Mentor Program and Best Buddies.