Desiree Nelson
Desiree  Nelson

Copperas Cove, TX

High School:
Copperas Cove HS




Big Win Over 20-win UTEP Highlights Women's Hoops Season

Coach Mike Petersen moved the Mean Green women's basketball forward in its first season in Conference USA


Wynn's 19 Propels NT To Rout Of Rice

#MGWBB Punishes The Owls Behind Three Double-Digit Scoring Performance


Mean Green Snaps UTEP's 7-Game Win Streak

Women's Basketball Defeats UTEP, 73-64


Women's Basketball Comes Up Short Against Missouri State, 85-79

Tac Scores Career-High 23 Points In Loss


Mean Green Women Crush Bethune-Cookman, 82-49

North Texas Wins Second Straight With Sweep Of Holiday Hill Challenge


North Texas vs. Southern Miss

WBB: March 5 Game Highlights - North Texas vs. Southern Miss


North Texas vs. Louisiana Tech

WBB: March 1 Game Highlights - North Texas vs. Louisiana Tech


North Texas at Rice - February 26, 2014

WBB: Coach Petersen Mic'd Up - North Texas at Rice - February 26, 2014


North Texas vs. UTEP

WBB: February 19 Game Highlights - North Texas vs. UTEP


North Texas vs. Old Dominion

WBB: February 8 Game Highlights - North Texas vs. Old Dominion

North Texas 2012-13

  • Started in 10 of the 28 games played
  • Poured in a season-high 14 points against Louisiana-Lafayette (Dec.1)
  • Tied her career high of six rebounds in a single game vs. New Mexico (Nov. 23)
  • Had a season-high four assists vs. St Bonaventure (Nov. 24)
  • Picked up two steals against SMU (Nov. 15)
  • Averaged 17.6 minutes and 4.8 points a game
  • Shot 78.6 percent from the free throw line
  • Exploded for 10 points in the final 6:11 at South Alabama (Feb. 23)

North Texas 2011-12

  • Named Team Defensive MVP
  • Shot 52.2 (12-23) percent from distance between Dec. 7 and Jan. 7
  • Played in 30 games, starting 19
  • Set a season-high with 16 points, three steals, and set a then career-high with 6 rebounds at Louisiana-Lafayette (Jan. 25)
  • Scored 13 points at No. 24 Texas (Dec. 17)
  • Posted 12 points at Florida Atlantic (Feb. 11)
  • Sent the game to overtime with a layup with just 2.0 seconds left in regulation against ULM (Feb. 15)
  • Set a season-high with 8 rebounds against ULM
  • Scored the first five points of the game at FIU (Feb. 9)
  • Dished out five assists against Middle Tennessee (Feb. 2)
  • Scored nine points at Missouri State (Dec. 11)
  • Registered 9 pts for the second straight game against New Mexico (Nov. 14)
  • Scored 9 points at UT Arlington (Nov. 11)

North Texas 2010-11

  • Played in 29 games and started six
  • Scored 100 points and shot 38.5 percent from long distance over the season
  • Scored 16 points in 13 minutes in her North Texas debut against Stephen F. Austin (11/12)
  • Went 2-of-2 from beyond the arc and grabbed six rebounds against Arkansas State (1/22)
  • Scored seven points, had three rebounds, two assists, a block and a steal at Louisiana-Lafayette (1/26)

High School

  • Was the leading scorer for Copperas Cove as she poured in 15.7 points a game and had three 20-point gamesas a senior
  • Was named the District 12-5A Defensive MVP and was an all-region selection by the TABC
  • Ranks in the top five all-time at Copperas Cove with 1,403 points in her career
  • Was a first-team all-district selection her junior and sophomore seasons


  • Was born on August 21, 1992 ... Daughter of Thomas and Cynthia Nelson

North Texas Mean Green