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The newness has worn off, now, which means that theoretically speaking the University of Houston basketball team should be a more congealed one in year two under coach James Dickey.
"Everybody's bought in this time," sophomore forward Alandise Harris said.
When he says this, he is wearing a regular tie that he has looped into the form of a bowtie, which will prove itself a merry distraction for the assembled media at UH's basketball media day on Wednesday. But Harris was not being (intentionally) diversionary, he was explaining in concise terms why he thought the Cougars lost so many close games last season.
In conference play, Houston lost both its overtime games and was 2-5 in games decided by five or fewer points. This was part of a 12-18 season that included a 4-12 Conference USA mark. Year one for Dickey was about establishing something, and year two is about building on it.
"I'm not sure we established it," Dickey said. &...
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The Houston Cougars control how long they practice on ''perfect-play'' Thursdays.
No ball is allowed to touch the ground, either on a dropped pass or a fumble, as the team runs through its playbook. If it happens, coach Kevin Sumlin orders his team to run the play again.
That rule almost seemed to be in place last Saturday, when Case Keenum and the No. 18 Cougars...
2011 Houston Cougar Football Postgame QuotesHouston Cougars (8-0 / 4-0 C-USA West)Thursday, October 27, 2011// John O'Quinn Field at Robertson Stadium //Houston, Texas
Houston’s Case Keenum threw nine touchdown passes as the 18th-ranked Cougars overcame a slow start in a 73-34 win over visiting Rice on a rain-soaked night.
Houston’s 73-34 victory over intra-city rival Rice wasn’t the only thing the Cougars got to celebrate tonight. The win, which puts UH at 8-0, came in part because of some record performances by quarterback Case Keenum and wide receiver/kick returner Tyron Carrier (pictured). With his 100-yard game-opening kickoff return for a touchdown, Carrier tied the…
For the fourth consecutive season, the Bayou Bucket trophy, presented by State Farm, will have a change of address, after the Houston Cougars withstood a fast start by Rice and downed the Owls 73-34 at Robertson Stadium on Thursday night
Houston's Case Keenum threw nine touchdown passes to set the Football Bowl Subdivision record for career TD tosses as the 18th-ranked Cougars overcame a slow start in a 73-34 win over Rice on a rain soaked Thursday night. Keenum threw an interception and had a fumble returned for a touchdown in the first quarter in heavy rain as Rice built a 17-7 lead.
Houston's Case Keenum threw nine touchdown passes to set the Football Bowl Subdivision record for career TD tosses as the Cougars (No. 17 BCS, No. 18 AP) overcame a slow start in a 73-34 win over Rice on a rain soaked Thursday night.