HOUSTON -- Danuel House had 22 points and hit 3 of 5 from behind the arc as Houston came from behind for an 80-66 win over Lehigh in a regional round game of the Legends Classic on Sunday.
TaShawn Thomas had 18 points and 13 rebounds and hit 8 of 10 from the floor. He added seven of the Cougars (4-0) 14 blocks.
L.J. Rose scored 18 points and dished out six assists for the Cougars, who shot 50 percent from the floor.
Conroy Baltimore 13 rebounds for the Mountain Hawks, who only hit on 7 of 15 from the free throw line.
Lehigh took a 64-63 lead with 4 minutes remaining on a Price dunk, but Houston responded with a 17-2 run to end the game.
Jherrod Stiggers hit a 3-pointer to put the Cougars ahead 66-64 with 3 minutes left, and Rose followed with a 3-pointer of his own with 2:16 to go, pushing the lead to 5. Rose had 9 points in the game-ending run for Houston.
Lehigh got back in the game on a 9-0 run capped by a McKnight layup with 13:20 remaining to tie the game at 48. After Houston pushed the lead up to 4, Lehigh responded with a 9-1 surge to gain a 58-54 lead on a McKnight jumper with 7:41 to go.
Houston answered the Mountain Hawks' run with a 9-1 spurt of its own to take a 63-59 lead with 4:49 left on a Thomas layup.
Houston, which shot 53 percent from the field in the first half, used a 12-4 run over a four-minute stretch of the first half to open up a 29-17 lead with 6 minutes remaining in the opening half. Thomas, who had 10 points in the first half, had four points in the spurt.
The Cougars led 37-28 at the half.