The Air Raid Podcast #95: Houston Recap

Recapping the win over the Houston Cougars Kliff Kingsbury's seat is officially cool. Texas Tech is just on the outskirts of being ranked for the first time since 2013Defense is finally winning games, which is a good thingTexas Tech's off offensive performance still puts up 500+ yards of offenseTexas Tech has a legit shot at 8 wins
Via Viva The Matadors
September 25, 2017

Baylor, Houston to play basketball game for Hurricane Harvey relief

The Baylor men’s basketball team will host a charity exhibition game against the Houston Cougars at noon Saturday at the Ferrell Center.
Via WacoTrib.com - Baylor Basketball
October 17, 2017

Houston star guard Rob Gray suspended one game by NCAA for playing in a church league game

Houston Cougars guard Rob Gray was suspended for tonight’s season opener for a bizarre reason. The senior apparently played in a church league rec game over the offseason, and that’s apparently against NCAA rules, so he was suspended one game for it. Yes, really: This is a bit ridiculous, especially when you consider all of the scandals and shady happenings in the college basketball...
Via The Comeback
November 10, 2017

Houston hires Kendal Briles to become associate head coach

Houston head coach Major Applewhite announced Saturday that he has hired Kendal Briles away from Florida Atlantic. Briles, the son of disgraced former Baylor head coach Art Briles, will serve as an associate head coach, offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach. Additionally, the program announced the hire of Randy Clements as its run game coordinator and offensive line coach...
Via Sportsnaut
January 06, 2018  |  Discuss

Two former Art Briles assistants join Houston Cougars’ staff

A pair of former Baylor assistants under Art Briles are heading back to Texas to join the Houston Cougars. The University of Houston announced Saturday morning that Kendal Briles and Randy Clements were added Major Applewhite’s staff. Briles has been named the associate head coach, offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach, while Clements will be the […]
Via Heartland College Sports
January 06, 2018

Women’s Basketball Preview: Houston

Bearcats look to end two game skid The Cincinnati Bearcats women’s basketball team will look to end a two-game American Athletic Conference losing streak when they head to the University of Houston this Wednesday evening. This road contest will be held at 8 p.m. EST and it will be televised online at GoBearcats.com. The Bearcats enter this game with a 9-7 overall record and a 1...

Women’s Basketball Stuns Houston, 88-82

Bearcats score huge road win versus upstart Cougars The Cincinnati Bearcats women’s basketball team scored one of their biggest victories in recent years last evening. UC defeated the upstart Houston Cougars team 88-82, scoring a road victory which improved the Bearcats’ record to 10-7 overall and 2-2 in conference play. Houston fell to 14-4 overall and 3-1 in the AAC with the loss...

UConn Women’s Basketball Storms Past Houston, 95-35

UConn’s defensive pressure was just too much for Houston to overcome. The UConn Huskies were expecting to be challenged by the much improved Houston Cougars, but UConn’s defensive pressure was too much as the Huskies had 21 steals on their way to a 95-35 win at H&PE Arena on the campus of Texas Southern University in Houston, TX. The No. 1 Huskies improve to 15-0, 4-0 in the...
Via The UConn Blog
January 13, 2018

Houston controls East Carolina from outset 65-49

GREENVILLE, N.C. (AP) -- Corey Davis Jr. scored 20 points, Fabian White Jr. added 17 with six rebounds and three blocks and Houston easily handled East Carolina with a 65-49 win on Sunday.
Via AP on Yahoo
January 14, 2018

Former Ole Miss DB Deontay Anderson officially transfers to Houston

Former Ole Miss safety Deontay Anderson is officially back home. The Houston native has formally been added to the Houston Cougars football roster after announcing his intention to transfer from Ole Miss after sitting out the 2017 football season. He revealed on Twitter last month that Major Applewhite’s program would be his choice. RELATED: Former Ole Miss safety Deontay Anderson...
Via SEC Country
January 25, 2018

Houston downs cold-shooting USF 63-40 behind Davis and White

HOUSTON (AP) -- Corey Davis Jr. scored 17 points and made 4 of 5 3-pointers and Fabian White Jr. had a double-double and Houston beat struggling South Florida 63-40 on Sunday.
Via AP on Yahoo
January 28, 2018

No. 8 Cincinnati aims for 13th straight win vs. Houston

Cincinnati coach Mick Cronin has brought up this concern with his players on a few occasions during the past several weeks. The eighth-ranked Bearcats (19-2, 8-0 American Athletic Conference) host the Houston Cougars (16-4, 6-2) on Wednesday night at BB&T Arena. Cincinnati is playing its home games on the campus of Northern Kentucky University this season while on-campus home...
Via AP on Yahoo
January 30, 2018

No. 8 Cincinnati rallies from 18 down to beat Houston 80-70

HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky. (AP) — Jacob Evans III scored 18 points, hitting the pivotal shots during Cincinnati’s rally from an 18-point deficit, and the eighth-ranked Bearcats extended the nation’s longest home-court winning streak by beating Houston 80-70 on Wednesday night. After trailing 33-15, the Bearcats (20-2, 9-0 American Athletic) closed out the first half with a flourish that...
Via MyNorthwest.com
January 31, 2018

Brooks has 23 points, Houston pulls away late to beat SMU

HOUSTON (AP) -- Armoni Brooks drained seven treys for 23 points while grabbing 10 rebounds as Houston pulled away late to beat SMU 67-58 in American Conference action on Thursday night.
Via AP on Yahoo
February 09, 2018

Houston dissects cold-shooting Tulane 73-42

HOUSTON (AP) -- Devin Davis scored 16 points, Armoni Brooks had a double-double and Houston throttled Tulane 73-42 on Sunday to stay in a tie for second place in the American Athletic Conference standings with Wichita State.
Via AP on Yahoo
February 11, 2018

Houston ends Bearcats’ 16 Game Winning Streak

Cincinnati falls on road to the Cougars, 67-62 The Cincinnati Bearcats men’s basketball team’s 16 game winning steak came to end this evening at a jam packed H&PE Arena in Houston, Texas. The University of Houston Cougars weathered Cincinnati’s body blows in the first half and took control of the game in its final twenty minutes. They defeated the now 23-3 Bearcats 67 to 62...
Via Down The Drive: Cincinnati Bearcats
February 15, 2018

Houston ends No. 5 Cincy's 16-game win streak

Corey Davis Jr. and Devin Davis each scored 16 points, and Houston beat No. 5 Cincinnati 67-62 on Thursday night to snap the nation's longest winning streak at 16 games.
February 15, 2018

Houston leads start to finish in 80-59 rout over Temple

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Corey Davis Jr. scored 20 points, Devin Davis had a double-double and Houston rolled to its fifth straight victory with an 80-59 win against Temple on Sunday.
Via AP on Yahoo
28 days ago

Women’s Basketball Preview: Houston

Bearcats look for win in regular season finale The Cincinnati Bearcats women’s basketball team returns to action on Monday evening against the Houston Cougars. This 7 PM home contest at St. Ursula Academy will be televised online at GoBearcats.com. UC’s tilt with Houston will be their regular season finale. It is also important as they jockey for position in the AAC. This is essentially...

WATCH: Women's Basketball Highlights: Cincinnati 61 Houston 57

The Cincinnati Bearcats finish out the regular season strong with a 61-57 win over the Houston Cougars on senior night. Bearcat Senior Shanice Johnson scores a game-best 17 points on Senior Night.
Via Cincinnati Bearcats Athletics
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Women’s Basketball Clinches 4th Place in AAC

Bearcats Knock Off Houston 61-57 The Cincinnati Bearcats women’s basketball team clinched fourth place in the American Athletic Conference this evening, posting a 61-57 victory over the Houston Cougars at home at St. Ursula Academy this evening. The victory improved Cincinnati to 18-11 overall and 10-6 in the AAC. The defeat dropped Houston to 20-10 overall and 9-7 in the AAC. ...

Flashback: The Tongan Tackling Terror

Photo Credit: BYU Athletic DepartmentBYU Cougars fans witnessed an elite defense in 2012. Key losses through graduation made it questionable how good the 2013 Cougar defense would be. One new starter in 2013 gave his all to make the drop off as little as possible.Uani Unga had seen some playing time as a reserve in 2012. He made a key interception against Utah State, and was credited...
Via Blue Cougar Football
19 days ago

Preview: UConn at No. 25 Houston | 4 p.m., CBSSN

UConn closes out a disappointing regular season on the road in Houston. A disappointing regular season comes to a close this afternoon as UConn visits Houston at 4 p.m. The Huskies (14-16, 7-10 American Athletic Conference) have won only three of their last seven games, capping a season marked by unexpected losses, both in close games and in blowouts. They’ll be fighting for either...
Via The UConn Blog
15 days ago

Mississippi State Wins In Late Inning Fashion

The Diamond Dawgs get the win over Houston in 12 dramatic innings. It took 12 innings, and over four hours of baseball for the Diamond Dawgs to get the win over the Houston Cougars. Hunter Stovall’s sacrifice-fly in the 12th inning brought home Tanner Poole to secure MSU’s 3-2 win. The Diamond Dawgs took a 1-0 lead in the bottom half of the third inning after Stovall delivered...
Via For Whom the Cowbell Tolls
15 days ago

UConn Men’s Basketball falls to No. 25 Houston despite a strong effort

UConn led for a good portion of today’s game at Houston, but the Cougars ended up on top behind Rob Gray’s star performance. UConn had perhaps its best offensive performance in any road game this season, but 30 points from Rob Gray proved too much to overcome as the Huskies fell to 25th-ranked Houston, 81-71, on Sunday afternoon. The Huskies shot .522 from the floor and .368 from...
Via The UConn Blog
14 days ago
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