HOUSTON COUGARS

Record: 17 - 16

Last Game

Jermaine Sanders Season In Review

The New York native was a greatly underutilized asset in 2013-14. It is on Mick and his staff to design ways to take advantage of his shooting.

Sampson/Antigua Tapped To Head AAC Programs

Sampson, Antigua hired to lead conference foes, raise AAC profile

Kelvin Sampson takes Houston Cougars job

Former Indiana and Oklahoma head coach Kelvin Sampson is back in the college ranks after a stint assisting Kevin McHale with the Houston Rockets.

UConn: Primer & Preview

The Villanova Wildcats are looking for their first trip to the Sweet Sixteen since 2009. To get there, they will have to take on former rivals UConn in Buffalo, New York.

AAC semifinals to take place on Friday

Four teams will vie for a spot in the AAC championship game, including Louisville, Connecticut and Cincinnati.

Louisville, Cincinnati roll into the semifinals

The AAC regular season co-champions have both advanced to the semifinals, with Louisville taking on Houston and Cincinnati playing Connecticut

Previewing The American Championship: Days 3 & 4

Let's talk match-ups and hand out some awards.

Dip In Bearcat Defensive Form A Concern For Cronin

The Bearcats have made themselves a contender with their defense, but the defense has been worrisome of late for Mick Cronin.

Cincinnati Bearcats Need To Put The Hammer Down

The one thing that this Cincinnati Bearcats team is missing is a true killer instinct. AAC play will give them a couple of really good chances to find it.

Layup Line: Houston Pt 2

In their previous meeting, the Bearcats led by 19 only to win by 1. Any chance something like that happens again?

Around the AAC: Top half in a league of its own

The top half of the AAC is filled with teams capable of making a run in March. The bottom half? Not as much.

TWEETCAP: Louisville 77, Houston 62

Between the hashtags on game day in Houston

2013 Schedule

Regular Season

November
Texas State Bobcats Friday, November 08 2013 win 76-70 coverage
@ Texas-Pan American Broncs Monday, November 11 2013 win 77-65 coverage
Texas-San Antonio Roadrunners Thursday, November 14 2013 win 80-62 coverage
Lehigh Mountain Hawks Sunday, November 17 2013 win 80-66 coverage
Howard Bison Thursday, November 21 2013 win 75-62 coverage
Stanford Cardinal Monday, November 25 2013 loss 76-86 coverage
Texas Tech Red Raiders Tuesday, November 26 2013 loss 64-76 coverage
Texas A&M-Corpus Christi Islanders Saturday, November 30 2013 win 78-67 coverage
December
@ Texas A&M Aggies Wednesday, December 04 2013 loss 57-74 coverage
San Jose State Spartans Saturday, December 07 2013 loss 68-72 coverage
Alcorn State Braves Monday, December 09 2013 win 89-58 coverage
@ Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns Saturday, December 14 2013 loss 76-79 coverage
Rice Owls Saturday, December 21 2013 win 54-52 coverage
Connecticut Huskies Tuesday, December 31 2013 win 75-71 coverage
January
@ South Florida Bulls Saturday, January 04 2014 win 67-58 coverage
Cincinnati Bearcats Tuesday, January 07 2014 loss 60-61 coverage
@ Louisville Cardinals Thursday, January 16 2014 loss 52-91 coverage
Rutgers Scarlet Knights Sunday, January 19 2014 win 77-55 coverage
@ Memphis Tigers Thursday, January 23 2014 loss 59-82 coverage
SMU Mustangs Sunday, January 26 2014 loss 68-75 coverage
@ Connecticut Huskies Thursday, January 30 2014 loss 43-80 coverage
February
@ Rutgers Scarlet Knights Saturday, February 01 2014 loss 70-93 coverage
Louisville Cardinals Wednesday, February 05 2014 loss 62-77 coverage
Temple Owls Sunday, February 09 2014 win 88-74 coverage
@ Cincinnati Bearcats Saturday, February 15 2014 loss 62-73 coverage
@ SMU Mustangs Wednesday, February 19 2014 loss 64-68 coverage
UCF Knights Saturday, February 22 2014 win 88-84 coverage
Memphis Tigers Thursday, February 27 2014 win 77-68 coverage
March
@ Temple Owls Saturday, March 01 2014 win 89-79 coverage
South Florida Bulls Tuesday, March 04 2014 win 78-69 coverage
@ UCF Knights Friday, March 07 2014 loss 83-104 coverage
@ SMU Mustangs Thursday, March 13 2014 win 68-64 coverage
@ Louisville Cardinals Friday, March 14 2014 loss 65-94 coverage

Houston Cougars Roster

# Pos. Age W H College
Adam Drexler 20 Forward 205 6-5
Ahmed Hamdy 25 Center 255 6-9
Brandon Morris 2 Guard 185 6-0
Danrad Knowles 0 Forward 190 6-10
Danuel House 23 Guard 195 6-7
J.J. Richardson 55 Forward 245 6-8
Jaaron Simmons 3 Guard 175 6-1
Jherrod Stiggers 21 Guard 210 6-5
Jimmie Jones 12 Guard 160 5-10
L.J. Rose 5 Guard 190 6-4
Lawrence Paye 24 Guard 185 6-0
LeRon Barnes 4 Guard 195 6-6
Mikhail McLean 1 Forward 205 6-8
TaShawn Thomas 35 Forward 215 6-8
Tione Womack 14 Guard 170 6-1
Tyus Bowser 33 Guard 226 6-3
Valentine Izundu 45 Center 215 6-10

Houston Cougars Stats

FG 3PT FT Rebounds Misc
G M M A Pct M A Pct M A Pct Off Def Tot Ast TO Stl Blk PF PPG
LeRon Barnes 30 388 35 89 .393 4 12 .333 22 33 .667 19 56 75 13 12 9 13 59 3.2
Tyus Bowser 3 3 0 3 .000 0 2 .000 0 0 .000 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0.0
Danuel House 24 684 110 257 .428 35 105 .333 72 103 .699 40 88 128 45 52 18 18 50 13.6
Valentine Izundu 4 25 0 1 .000 0 0 .000 0 2 .000 1 2 3 1 2 0 1 5 0.0
Jimmie Jones 4 42 2 5 .400 0 2 .000 0 1 .000 1 2 3 3 3 1 0 0 1.0
Danrad Knowles 31 595 81 174 .466 10 26 .385 49 71 .690 41 93 134 16 42 13 37 70 7.1
Mikhail McLean 28 317 26 53 .491 0 0 .000 22 38 .579 19 31 50 4 14 9 6 42 2.6
Brandon Morris 33 664 68 155 .439 42 97 .433 31 38 .816 18 52 70 41 23 21 6 57 6.3
Lawrence Paye 4 4 0 3 .000 0 2 .000 0 0 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
J.J. Richardson 24 309 43 79 .544 0 0 .000 20 37 .541 27 36 63 8 32 10 2 61 4.4
L.J. Rose 28 795 76 190 .400 26 63 .413 70 90 .778 10 61 71 154 65 19 2 37 8.9
Jaaron Simmons 32 353 20 59 .339 1 8 .125 24 34 .706 1 19 20 37 28 9 0 38 2.0
Jherrod Stiggers 33 782 123 317 .388 80 222 .360 44 64 .688 28 56 84 35 33 11 5 57 11.2
TaShawn Thomas 33 1044 205 347 .591 1 6 .167 97 163 .595 93 173 266 63 74 41 90 66 15.4
Tione Womack 32 620 44 101 .436 13 33 .394 16 26 .615 13 51 64 66 33 17 2 61 3.7
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