Stiggers leads Houston past East Carolina 72-54

HOUSTON (AP) Jherrod Stiggers scored 17 points and Devonta Pollard added 14 with 11 rebounds on Sunday as Houston defeated East Carolina 72-54. LeRon Barnes also had 14 and Wes VanBeck 10 for the Cougars (12-18, 4-14 American), who take a three-game winning streak to the conference tournament in Hartford, Connecticut next week. The game was the 800th of UH coach Kelvin Sampson's...
Via AP on Fox
March 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Pollard lifts Houston past Tulane 68-63 in OT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) Devonta Pollard scored 17 points and hit all six of his free throws in overtime to lift Houston to a 68-63 comeback win over Tulane on Wednesday night. Pollard, who finished 9 of 10 from the line, scored Houston's first six points in OT to give the Cougars 65-62 lead with 2:24 left. Tulane cut the gap to three with 1:22 to go before Cavon Baker stretched Houston...
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March 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Pollard leads Houston over South Florida 72-55

HOUSTON (AP) Devonta Pollard had 18 points, 10 rebounds and tied a career-mark with five steals to help Houston roll to a 72-55 victory over South Florida on Sunday, snapping its six-game losing streak. Pollard was 4 of 13 from the field and made 10 of 13 free throws. LeRon Barnes scored 15 and Wes VanBeck added 12, all from long range. Jherrod Stiggers chipped in 11 points and...
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March 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Thomas, Cincinnati beat Houston 63-53, snap 3-game skid

HOUSTON (AP) -- Shaq Thomas scored 18, and Gary Clark had 11 points and 14 rebounds to help Cincinnati end a three-game losing streak by beating Houston 63-53 on Saturday night. Kevin Johnson added 12 points for Cincinnati (18-9, 9-5 American Athletic Conference), which came into the game ranked seventh nationally in scoring defense (55.4 per game) and has held each of its last 11...
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February 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Thomas, Cincinnati beat Houston 63-53, snap 3-game skid

HOUSTON (AP) -- Shaq Thomas scored 18, and Gary Clark had 11 points and 14 rebounds to help Cincinnati end a three-game losing streak by beating Houston 63-53 on Saturday night. Kevin Johnson added 12 points for Cincinnati (18-9, 9-5 American Athletic Conference), which came into the game ranked seventh nationally in scoring defense (55.4 per game) and has held each of its last 11...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
February 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Cincinnati Bearcats vs Houston Cougars Take Two Preview

The Bearcats return a trip to Houston tomorrow night to take on the tough luck Cougars. Houston sits at 9-16 and on a 4 game losing streak, but the last two losses have been by 2 points each. The Cougars also dropped a toughly contested home game against SMU by 6. This team is a league minnow, no doubt about it. They are the type of minnow that can put a scare into someone. They...
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February 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Taylor's late layup lifts UCF past Houston, 56-54

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) BJ Taylor's layup with 2.8 seconds left lifted Central Florida to a 56-54 victory over Houston Sunday. The win was the Knights second last-second win over Houston this season. Brandon Goodwin sent that game into overtime by hitting a 30-foot 3-pointer with two seconds left in regulation, then knocked down a second long 3 with 1.1 seconds left in overtime for a...
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February 15, 2015  |  Discuss

No. 25 SMU leads AAC after road victory against Houston

  Markus Kennedy scored 17 points, Nic Moore had 15 and No. 25 SMU held off Houston 75-69 Thursday night. Kennedy and Moore combined for 23 points in the second half as the Mustangs (20-5, 11-2 American Athletic Conference) extend their lead to 17 midway through the second half and fought off a furious Houston rally. Ryan Manuel added 10 points for SMU, which moved into first place...
Via AP on Fox
February 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Cincinnati Bearcats vs Houston Cougars Preview

The start of the sludge of AAC play begins tonight as the Bearcats play host the awful Houston Cougars. We’ve been incredibly lucky so far that nearly every Bearcat AAC game has been somewhat interesting, besides ECU, on paper. Temple was not really interesting in actual game drama. This week is essentially the complete opposite of what we’ve seen so far. Two of the worst teams...
Via Bearcats Blog
January 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Goodwin leads UCF to comeback win over Houston 79-78 in OT

HOUSTON (AP) Brandon Goodwin scored his team's final 13 points - including a 3-pointer from the top of the key as time was winding down in overtime - lifting Central Florida to a comeback 79-78 win over Houston. Goodwin finished with a career-high 30 points including nearly identical pullup 3-pointers at the end of regulation to force overtime and for the winner. The Knights (8...
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January 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Stiggers scores 26, leads Houston past MVSU 80-53

HOUSTON (AP) Jherrod Stiggers hit a career-high eight 3-pointers and scored 26 points to lead Houston to an 80-53 win over Mississippi Valley State on Sunday. Cavon Baker added 13 points for Houston (7-4), Devonta Pollard scored 12 and Danrad Knowles had nine points and 10 rebounds. Jeffrey Simmons made a layup with 17:49 left, pulling Mississippi Valley State (1-11) within five...
Via AP on Fox
December 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Houston has no problem with Texas Tech, 82-69

LAS VEGAS (AP) Jherrod Stiggers scored 25, including seven 3-pointers, to lead Houston over Texas Tech 82-69 in the Las Vegas Classic consolation game Tuesday night. Stiggers, who had seven rebounds, finished 8 of 12 from the field and took nine shots from 3-point range. Also for Houston (6-4), L.J. Rose had 16 points and 8 assists as the Cougars knocked down 13 of 24 from 3-point...
Via AP on Fox
December 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Houston beats Abilene Christian 71-59

HOUSTON (AP) Jherrod Stiggers scored a career-high 23 points and had five assists, Devonta Pollard scored a career-high 22 and grabbed 10 rebounds, and Houston beat Abilene Christian 71-59 on Saturday night. Eric Weary Jr. scored 15 points and Houston (4-1) hit 10 of 22 shots from beyond the arc. Parker Wentz led Abilene Christian (3-4) with 18 points, LaDarrien Williams had 15...
Via AP on Fox
December 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Houston Rolls Past Morgan State, 72-52

HOUSTON - University of Houston junior forward Devonta Pollard and junior guard Cavon Baker each posted double-doubles to lead the Cougars to a 72-57 win over Morgan State in the program's home opener inside Hofheinz Pavilion on Saturday night.
Via Morgan State Bears - Official Site
November 23, 2014

Houston tops Morgan State 72-57

HOUSTON (AP) Devonta Pollard scored 19 points and grabbed 13 rebounds to lead Houston over Morgan State 72-57 on Saturday. A slow start by both teams prompted an 8-7 Houston lead almost 5 minutes in, but an 8-1 run by the Cougars, including a dunk by Pollard, helped Houston build a 41-28 advantage at intermission. Morgan State came out with a renewed vigor in the second half and...
Via AP on Fox
November 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Houston hangs on to beat Murray State 77-74

MURRAY, Ky. (AP) - Devonta Pollard scored 19 points and Jherrod Stiggers added 17 as Houston held on to beat Murray State 77-74 in the season opener for both teams on Friday night. Houston led for the first time after Pollard made a layup with 6:18 left to play to make it 67-66. The Cougars continued to lead, but committed two turnovers in the final minute, allowing a Cameron Payne...
Via AP on Fox
November 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Reports: Kentucky Wildcats still after Devonta Pollard; Derek Willis may Transfer

Devonta Pollard Will Be A Major Force In The Middle For Anthony Grant. (Photo: Barking Carnival) It appears as though the Kentucky Wildcats may still be considering adding another player to the 2014-15 team that figures to open as the preseason No. 1 college basketball team. Former Alabama Crimson Tide forward Devonta Pollard has been linked to the Kentucky Wildcats as a possible...
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
April 26, 2014  |  Discuss
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