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2016 Schedule
22-10, 3rd in American
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Herman getting Houston in the forefront

Social media is many things, but for coach Tom Herman it serves as free advertising above anything else. That's invaluable for Houston's head man. Flipping the field

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Allen will aid Texas' tourney pursuits

That is, if Jarrett Allen does indeed sign with Texas, which isn't exactly a foregone conclusion. Houston is in play for the big man and if he goes to the AAC, he could end up being a game-changer. 2016-17's best freshmen (Insider)

He'll 'wake up one morning' and decide

Jarrett Allen (No. 19 overall, ESPN 100) still isn't sure where he will play next season, but in-state schools Texas and Houston are recruiting the 6-10 center the hardest. Allen talks recruitment (Insider)

Watch American quarters: Tulane-Houston

Tulane came into the tournament on a losing streak, but knocked off UCF to set up a date with Houston in the Cougars' first action of the tournament. Live on ESPNU/WatchESPN

An antsy American tourney upcoming

Nothing's settled in the AAC, especially with no SMU in the field. It's going to be the ultimate battle royal for Tulsa, Cincinnati, UConn, Houston and Temple -- teams which really need to do well this week to secure an NCAA tourney berth. Conference tourney answers

Time to pay attention to Houston?

After back-to-back wins over UConn and Cincinnati, is it time to think about Houston as a bubble team? Eamonn Brennan has his eye on the Cougars. Bubble Watch

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Cincinnati at Houston: Who wins?

Cincy is fighting to stay off the NCAA tournament bubble. Houston, however, has won eight of its last 10 and has home-court advantage. Weekday predictions

Houston defeats UConn 75-68 in Storrs

The Huskies fall to sixth place behind the Cougars in the AAC standings after the loss. They were previously projected as a No. 8 seed by Joe Lunardi. Box score

We have a nail-biter at Gampel Pavilion

With under two minutes to go, Houston leads UConn 69-66 in Storrs. The Huskies (No. 42 RPI) would fall behind the Cougars in the AAC standings with a loss. Follow live

UConn in trouble against Houston

With under six minutes to go, Houston is giving UConn all it can handle. Damyean Dotson is leading the Cougars with 19 points and 10 rebounds. Follow live

UConn leads Houston 33-32 at halftime

Houston finished the half with an 8-0 run to make it a one-point game in Storrs. The Huskies (No. 42 RPI) could really use the win. Box score

Follow live: Houston at UConn

UConn (No. 42 RPI) tries to keep pace in the AAC standings. The Huskies are 1.5 games out of first, but they're just a half-game ahead of the visiting Cougars. Follow live


Houston runs away from UCF 88-61

Damyean Dotson scored 17 points and Houston beat UCF 88-61 on Wednesday night to clinch a first-round bye at the American Athletic Conference tournament.


Temple rallies from 10 down to beat Houston 69-66

Obi Enechionyia scored a career-high 26 points as Temple rallied from a 10-point deficit and beat Houston 69-66 on Sunday night to remain alone atop the American Athletic Conference standings.

The tie is gone. Houston Head Coach Kelvin Sampson takes off his tie following one of the most successful defensive efforts from the Owls. (0:27)

Team Stats

Points Per Game62.0
Rebounds Per Game25.0
Assists Per Game10.0
Points Allowed81.0Tied-113th

Tournament History

Final Fours5
Tournament Record26-24
Championship SeasonsNone
Tournament Appearances19