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Inside the AAC: Houston Advances, Dunphy Wins Coach of the Year

Send to Kindle Day one of the American Athletic Conference Tournament now rests as a mere mind entity in the heads of college hoops fans. Yesterday’s events have been well documented; arguably, the day’s most memorable moment was No.10 Houston’s (13-18) upset win over No.7 Tulane (15-16). Junior College transfer, Cavon Baker, contributed a career-high 20 points in the second...
Via College Chalktalk
March 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Houston advances past Tulane 66-60 in AAC first round

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) Jherrod Stiggers made five 3-pointers and finished with 23 points as Houston beat Tulane 66-60 in the first round of the American Athletic Conference tournament on Thursday. Cavon Baker secured the victory on a defensive rebound and pair of free throws with nine seconds left. Baker finished with 20 points and the 10th-seeded Cougars, winners of four straight...
Via AP on Fox
March 12, 2015  |  Discuss

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

The Bearcats Blog All-AAC Basketball Awards

We are in the final week of AAC action for the 2014-15 season. That means it’s award season. Bearcats Blog is going to give out it’s prestigious AAC awards today. They will be the traditional awards, Player of the Year, Coach of the Year, 6th Man, Defensive Player of the Year, Freshman of the Year, and the all league teams. Since these are my awards, I’m going to add in some...
Via Bearcats Blog
March 03, 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 AP on Fox
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...
Via Bearcats Blog
February 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Houston edges Connecticut 70-68

HOUSTON (AP) Jherrod Stiggers scored 18 points, including two free throws with four seconds left that finally put it out of reach, and Houston beat Connecticut 70-68 on Sunday. Connecticut's Ryan Boatright had 26 of his career-high 31 points in the last 7:51 of the game. Five times his score brought UConn within three, but Houston replied every time. Boatright's 3-pointer with 1...
Via AP on Fox
February 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Houston outlasts crosstown-rival Rice 59-48

HOUSTON (AP) LeRon Barnes scored 13 points and had six rebounds to lead Houston to a 59-48 win over crosstown-rival Rice on Wednesday night. Mikhail McLean, a senior, had a career-high 14 points on 7-of-9 shooting and Danrad Knowles added 10 points and seven rebounds for the Cougars (8-12). Jherrod Stiggers, leading Houston with 15.3 points per game, was held to seven points after...
Via AP on Fox
January 28, 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

Boise State Basketball: The Las Vegas Classic Bowl Recaps

I5  It’s was a busy week for the Boise State Basketball team; they played two games in the Las Vegas Classic against Houston and Loyola Chicago at the Orleans Arena. The Broncos defeated Houston 75-73 in overtime but fell to Loyola Boise State will return to The Taco Bell Arena until Jan. 13, 2015 Chicago 48-45. Going into the Las Vegas Classic the Boise team was picked second...
Via isportsweb.com
December 29, 2014  |  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 holds on to beat Houston Baptist 83-76

HOUSTON (AP) Jherrod Stiggers nailed five 3-pointers and made 12 of 15 free throws for a career-high 33 points as Houston held on to beat Houston Baptist 83-76 on Tuesday night. Houston Baptist was up 35-31 at the break and led 47-43 with 13:36 remaining in the game. The Cougars started attacking the basket, which sent them to the free throw line where they made 30 of 43 attempts...
Via AP on Fox
December 16, 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 sails by UT-Pan American, 72-58

HOUSTON (AP) Cavon Baker scored 18 points on 6-of-14 shooting from the field to lead Houston to a 72-58 win against Texas-Pan American on Thursday night. Eric Weary Jr. added 17 points for the Cougars (2-1), and Jherrod Stiggers finished with 12 points and a team high nine rebounds and seven assists. Overall Houston shot just 40 percent from the field, but hit 11 3-pointers and...
Via AP on Fox
December 04, 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

Houston outlasts UCF 88-84

Danuel House had 18 points, including 8 of 8 from the line, as Houston held on for an 88-84 win over Central Florida Saturday. Jherrod Stiggers added 17 points on 5 of 7 shooting from behind the arc, and L.J. Rose chipped in 12 points and seven assists for Houston (13-14, 5-9 American Athletic Conference), which snapped a two-game losing streak. Tristan Spurlock had 21 points,...
Via AP on Fox
February 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Cincinnati Bearcats vs Houston Cougars Preview

Tomorrow is a business game for the Bearcats. At home against a league minnow, you take care of business. It sounds like we could have damn near a sellout on our hands tomorrow. That's pretty awesome. This isn't the type of game that one necessarily looks forward to, but it's the type of game where one is anxious to see where the team stands. How will they respond after the SMU walloping...
Via Bearcats Blog
February 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Thomas, Houston roll past Temple 88-74

TaShawn Thomas had 25 points and nine rebounds as Houston snapped its five-game losing streak with an 88-74 win over Temple Sunday. Thomas finished 10 of 12 shooting and had six blocks as the Cougars (12-12, 4-7 American) shot 54 percent for the game, including 11 of 24 from behind the arc. Jherrod Stiggers added 20 points off the bench, Danuel House chipped in 16 and Brandon Morris...
Via AP on Fox
February 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Cold shooting does in Houston against Louisville

Houston couldn't overcome an early cold shooting stretch against Louisville. Russ Smith scored 17 points and No. 14 Louisville and the Cardinals weathered a second half rally by the Cougars to beat Houston 77-62 on Wednesday night. TaShawn Thomas had 14 points and eight rebounds, and Jherrod Stiggers added 14 points to lead the Cougars (11-12, 3-7), who dropped their fifth straight...
Via AP on Fox
February 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Houston powers past Rutgers 77-55

Danrad Knowles had 16 points and eight rebounds as Houston used a huge second half to pull away from the Rutgers for a 77-55 win Sunday. Knowles had 11 points in the second half as the Cougars used a 22-3 run over a 7 1/2 minute stretch in the second half to pull away. Danuel House added 14 points, Brandon Morris and TaShawn Thomas each had 12 points, and Jherrod Stiggers scored...
Via AP on Fox
January 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Cincinnati narrowly beat Houston 61-60

Sean Kilpatrick had 17 points as the Cincinnati Bearcats withstood a Houston rally in the second half to pull out a 61-60 win over the Cougars Tuesday night for their seventh straight win. Jermaine Sanders added 11 points on 4 of 6 shooting, and Titus Rubles chipped in 7 points and grabbed 10 rebounds for the Bearcats (14-2, 3-0 American), which shot 37 percent from the field and...
Via AP on Fox
January 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Cincinnati Bearcats vs Houston Cougars Preview

Cincinnati makes their second conference road trip of the year to another team that is undefeated in the league, the Houston Cougars. Houston has picked up a surprising home victory in this short conference slate by defeating Connecticut. Cincinnati picked up a huge road win by defeating Memphis. This is a very important game in the sense we'll see who the Bearcats are on the short...
Via Bearcats Blog
January 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Houston tops South Florida 67-58

TaShawn Thomas scored 13 points to lead Houston to a 67-58 victory over South Florida on Saturday. Danrad Knowles and Tione Womack each had 12 points and Jherrod Stiggers finished with 11 for Houston. The Cougars (10-5) improved to 2-0 in the American Athletic Conference, coming in off an upset of No. 17 Connecticut on New Year's Eve. Martino Brock had 11 points and Chris Perry...
Via AP on Fox
January 04, 2014  |  Discuss
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