Tulane upsets No. 2 seed Houston, 72-69 in AAC quarterfinal

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) Cameron Reynolds made a go-ahead 3-pointer with 11 seconds left and No. 10 seed Tulane upset second-seeded Houston 72-69 Friday night in an American Athletic Conference Tournament quarterfinal. It was the first time in tournament history a double-digit seed beat a No. 2 seed, and the Green Wave (12-21) move on to Saturday's semifinal against sixth-seeded Memphis...
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March 12, 2016  |  Discuss

Tulane 72, Houston 69

Sophomore forward Dylan Osetkowski had 18 points and eight rebounds, helping 10th-seeded Tulane upset second-seeded Houston 72-69 on Friday in the second round of the American Athletic Conference Tournament at the Amway Center in Orlando, Fla. Senior guard Louis Dabney scored 16 points for Tulane (12-21), which avenged two regular-season losses to Houston. Junior guard Cameron...
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March 11, 2016  |  Discuss

Houston cruises to win over UCF, 82-58

HOUSTON (AP) Devonta Pollard scored 16 points to help lead Houston to a lopsided 82-58 win over Central Florida on Saturday. Danrad Knowles and LeRon Barnes each scored 13 and Damyean Dotson finished with 12 points for the Cougars (18-7, 8-5 American Conference), who have won five of six and crept to within a game-and-a-half of first place in the American Conference standings...
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February 13, 2016  |  Discuss

Cincinnati closes with a run to beat Houston 70-59

CINCINNATI (AP) Gary Clark had 14 points, seven rebounds and six assists on Wednesday night and Cincinnati avoided a late challenge to beat Houston 70-59. Cincinnati (13-5, 3-2 American) had a 12-point lead at the half and stretched it to 16 with just under 14 minutes to go. Houston closed within 59-56 at 5:37 left but got no closer. Kevin Johnson's 3-pointer pushed the lead...
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January 13, 2016  |  Discuss

Houston clamps down, defeats Tulane 63-45

HOUSTON (AP) Rob Gray, Jr. scored 15 points while Devonta Pollard and Danrad Knowles added 13 apiece, and Houston defeated Tulane 63-45 Tuesday night to remain unbeaten in American Athletic Conference play. Houston (13-2, 3-0) led 6-5 at the first media timeout, but steadily walked away from Tulane to lead 37-17 at halftime and generally held a 20-point lead the rest of the game...
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January 06, 2016  |  Discuss

Gray Jr. has 22, leads Houston past Louisiana-Monroe 76-64

HOUSTON (AP) Rob Gray Jr. had a career-high 22 points and LeRon Barnes added 15 with 11 rebounds as Houston had a strong second half to beat Louisiana Monroe 76-64 on Saturday night. A moment of silence was held prior to the game for Guy V. Lewis, who passed away on Thursday at the age of 93. Lewis coached the Cougars from 1956-1986. Gray was 4 of 8 from long range, scoring 16...
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November 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Tulsa holds off Houston, 59-51, advances to AAC semifinal

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) Shaquille Harrison scored 14 points and grabbed nine rebounds as second-seeded Tulsa held off No. 10 seed Houston 59-51 on Friday night to advance to the semifinals of the American Athletic Conference tournament. The Golden Hurricane (22-9) will face the winner of the semifinal between No. 6 Connecticut and No. 3 Cincinnati Saturday. Houston stayed within striking...
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March 13, 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...
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March 08, 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

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

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...
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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...
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January 21, 2015  |  Discuss

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...
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November 22, 2014  |  Discuss
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