Uzoh led the Hurricanes (12-3, 2-0 Conference USA) with 21 points, while Hurtt scored 20 and Jordan added 19. It was the eighth time this season Uzoh put in more than 20 points.
After trailing at halftime, the Cougars (8-7, 1-1) tied the score at 46 early in the second period with a layup by Kelvin Lewis, who finished with 12 points.
But the Hurricanes held the advantage after that, pulling ahead by as many as eight points in the final minutes.
The family of former Houston Astros owner Roy Hofheinz wants a court to require the University of Houston to keep his name on the school's basketball arena.
Michigan has hired assistant basketball coaches Billy Donlon and Saddi Washington.
Duke and Cincinnati, 2016 NCAA tournament teams, highlight the eight-team field for the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame Tip-Off Tournament.