Michigan advances on Poole’s buzzer-beater

Make your free throws, kids. Otherwise Jordan Poole will teach you and unforgettable lesson. With 3.6 seconds remaining, Michigan would need at least a two-pointer to send it to overtime. But Poole would do them one better, creating one of the shots of the tournament in the process. Of course, the only reason they would get the chance? Because Devin Davis missed two free throws just...
Via The Sports Post
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Photo from Houston-Michigan captures essence of March Madness

Few images can capture the essence of March Madness better than this one.Michigan defeated Houston 64-63 on Saturday in the second round of the NCAA Tournament on a heave by Jordan Poole at the buzzer. It was the kind of deep buzzer-beater that will go on highlight reels forever.After the improbable shot went in, the Wolverines celebrated, while the Cougars collapsed in disbelief...
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Rob Gray’s little brother also rocks a man bun

The man buns run in the Gray family.Rob Gray, who is Houston’s star player, has made a name for himself in the NCAA Tournament thanks not only to his play, but also his style. The guard has a man bun that has been the talk of the tournament. And guess what? His little brother is easily identifiable by the man bun he wears too.Gray’s little brother was shown by TBS multiple times...
Via Larry Brown Sports
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Poole’s buzzer-beating sends Michigan past Houston, 64-63

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Michigan freshman Jordan Poole drained a long 3-pointer at the buzzer after Houston squandered a chance to lock up a spot in the Sweet 16, giving the third-seeded Wolverines a heart-stopping 64-63 victory in the second round of the NCAA Tournament on Saturday night. Devin Davis had a chance to seal the win, but the Cougars’ gritty forward missed a pair of foul...
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2018 NCAA Tournament: Houston Cougars

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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.
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27 days ago

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 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.
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February 11, 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

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...
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January 31, 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

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. 7 Wichita St loses 2nd straight, falls to Houston 73-59

HOUSTON (AP) — Seventh-ranked Wichita State lost its second straight game as Houston beat a Top 10 team for the first time in 22 years, with Rob Gray scoring 24 points in a 73-59 victory Saturday. Wichita State (15-4, 5-2 American Athletic Conference) fell to SMU 83-78 on Wednesday. The Shockers shot a season-low 33 percent and committed 18 turnovers in this latest loss. Gray was...
Via MyNorthwest.com
January 20, 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

Houston hits conference record 18 3s in 104-71 win

HOUSTON (AP) -- Rob Gray scored 34 points with five 3-pointers, Armoni Brooks scored 15 on five 3s, and Houston hit 18 from beyond the arc to set an American Athletic Conference record for most 3s in a regular season conference game in its 104-71 win over Tulsa on Thursday night. Tulsa held the previous conference-high mark with 17 3-pointers against UConn on Jan. 3. The 18 3s tied...
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January 11, 2018

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...
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January 06, 2018  |  Discuss

Former Houston Cougars DE Cameron Malveaux impresses Miami Dolphins

Malveaux’s always been a threat to infiltrate the backfield. (Getty Images) DAVIE—Cameron Malveaux caused so many problems for the Dolphins’ offense when he was on the scout team that they had to see whether he could do it in games. After about seven months in the organization, spending much of that time on the practice squad, Malveaux was called up last week and made his NFL debut...
Via The Daily Dolphin
December 10, 2017

New Houston Rockets’ owner Tilman Fertitta’s NHL interest might alter the league’s expansion/relocation talk

Houston is the fourth-largest city and the seventh-largest television market in the U.S., but there hasn’t been a lot of talk about putting a NHL team there thanks to former Houston Rockets’ owner Leslie Alexander controlling their arena and not being particularly interested in buying a hockey team or having someone else’s team play there. With the Rockets sold to Tilman Fertitta...
Via The Comeback
November 16, 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 Spoils South Florida's Bid For Perfection

D'Eriq King kept Houston's hopes alive with a 30-yard completion on fourth-and-24, then finished a game-winning drive with a 20-yard touchdown run with 11 seconds remaining, lifting the Cougars over No. 17 South Florida 28-24 on Saturday.
Via Sports On Earth
October 28, 2017

King’s late TD lifts Houston to 28-24 upset of No. 17 USF

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — D’Eriq King kept Houston’s hopes alive with a 30-yard completion on fourth-and-24, then finished a game-winning drive with a 20-yard touchdown run with 11 seconds remaining, lifting the Cougars over No. 17 South Florida 28-24 on Saturday. The sophomore who has split time between receiver and quarterback replaced starter Kyle Postma in the first half. He began slowly...
Via MyNorthwest.com
October 28, 2017

Ferguson, Taylor rally No. 25 Memphis past Houston, 42-38

HOUSTON (AP) — Riley Ferguson threw for 471 yards and had a 21-yard TD pass with 1:28 left, Patrick Taylor rushed for a career-high four touchdowns and No. 25 Memphis overcame a 17-point deficit to beat Houston 42-38 on Thursday night. Ferguson was 33 of 53 and found Sean Dykes to cap an 8-play, 80-yard drive that took 1:49 to give Memphis (6-1, 3-1 American) its only lead. Anthony...
Via MyNorthwest.com
October 19, 2017

Game Plan: How Texas Tech Needs To Attack Houston

The Texas Tech football program is set to face the Houston Cougars in a key non-conference matchup today.  Here is how the Red Raiders should attack Cougars on both sides of the ball. The consensus about today’s Texas Tech/Houston matchup is that there is no consensus.  The game features two undefeated teams that believe they […] Game Plan: How Texas Tech Needs To Attack Houston...
Via Wreck'Em Red
September 23, 2017

Arizona Football Team Sending Equipment Truck With Supplies To Houston

The Arizona football team is joining in the efforts to provide relief to those affected by Hurricane Harvey. This week, the Wildcats took to social media to call on their fans to make donations ahead of the team’s game against the Houston Cougars on Sept. 9. Following the game, the Wildcats will send their equipment truck full of supplies and donations to the Houston area to help...
Via Campus Sports Net
August 31, 2017

Houston head coach thanks Texas for offering shelter during hurricane

University of Houston head coach Major Applewhite released a statement on Friday afternoon thanking the University of Texas for allowing his team to relocate to Austin during Hurricane Harvey. The city of Houston could get hit hard by the storm this weekend. It’s good to see help extended to the team this way.“We are grateful to the University of Texas and its football program for...
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August 25, 2017  |  Discuss
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