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Oklahoma

Hollis Price and Quannas White: Ninth Ward to Norman

NORMAN, Oklahoma - More than a city, New Orleans is a collection of neighborhoods. Asked where y’at, a local could rattle off any of...

GoCoogs Interviews: Hollis Price and Quannas White

A year ago today - March 1, 2023 - GoCoogs interviewed Quannas White and Hollis Price - in the film room of the Guy...

Old Men Pod: #1 Cougars close in on the Big 12 title

Welcome to Episode 18 of the No Conference for Old Men Podcast! The Houston Cougars are now 25-3, 12-3 in the Big 12,...

GoCoogs Interviews: Jacob McFarland and Kordel Jefferson

The top-ranked Houston Cougars have a Big 12 championship in their sights. They lead the conference by a game with three to play. But...

Cougar Basketball is undefeated on Leap Day

Cougar Basketball is currently #1 in the country and enjoying great success. UH has also had great sucess every time they’ve played on Leap...

Cincinnati

Old Men Pod: #1 Cougars close in on the Big 12 title

Welcome to Episode 18 of the No Conference for Old Men Podcast! The Houston Cougars are now 25-3, 12-3 in the Big 12,...

Every championship team wins some ugly games

The college basketball season is a slog. Since coming together around June 1, this Houston Cougar team has had six weeks of workouts and...

CATS! from Fertitta featuring #1 Houston and Cincinnati

Those top-ranked Houston Cougars return to action Tuesday night and CATS! is the place to find analysis, commentary, and laughs after the game. Join...

Jayme Hollingsworth’s Cincinnati Bearcats scouting report

We’re on to Cincinnati. It’s nothing about the past. It’s nothing about the future. It’s right now we’re preparing for Cincinnati. the daily #207 |...

Bearcat personnel report and keys to the game

Cincinnati Personnel * Probable starters *#0 Dan Skillings Jr. 6'6" So. - 12ppg, 6rpg vs. UH 2/10/24 - 13 points, 3 rebounds Has replaced Viktor Lakhin...

Guards are getting to the offensive glass more consistently

UH currently sits at 24-3 for the season and leads the Big 12 at 11-3. How has this happened? How does a team lose...

Baylor

Old Men Pod: #1 Cougars close in on the Big 12 title

Welcome to Episode 18 of the No Conference for Old Men Podcast! The Houston Cougars are now 25-3, 12-3 in the Big 12,...

The journey to get there is just beginning

The Houston Cougars will vault to #1 in the country on Monday, just six weeks after losing back-to-back road games and being declared dead...

Cougar After Thoughts Show (CATS!) following UH/BU

Catch The Godfather, Galen Robinson, Brad Towns, Starns Leland, and Ryan Monceaux for CATS! following the Baylor game.    

Elvin Hayes, UH Set Scoring Records Vs. Valparaiso

On this day in 1968, #1 Houston destroyed Valparaiso, 158-81, at Delmar Fieldhouse. It was UH's eighth straight game scoring 100+ points. That streak...

Jayme Hollingsworth’s Baylor personnel scout

No. 2 Houston visits No. 11 Baylor at brand new Foster Pavilion today in the biggest game of the weekend. A win would make...

Scouting Baylor: The Bears are an offensive force

I studied Baylor's last two games, and they will be a problem. The Bears are dynamic and balanced on offense. It will be very...

Old Men Pod: UH’s brutally tough week starts 1-0

Welcome to Episode 17 of the No Conference for Old Men podcast. The Cougars are now #2 in the AP, 23-3 overall, and 10-3...

Video: L.J. on going back to Waco & the staff game

Houston practiced Thursday night, the last time before heading to Waco. The schedule typically on the day of a road trip is to watch...

Iowa State

The Cougars and the crowd met the moment on Monday

It was 7:10 p.m. I was sitting on the sideline near the basket where UH was shooting, filming warmups. In these moments, I always...

Cougar After Thoughts Show (CATS!) – Houston & Iowa State

Corns Down! From Fertitta Center, join Galen, Starns, Brad, and Ryan for the Cougar After Thoughts Show following the Iowa State game. Watch, participate,...

Kelvin Sampson media scrum prior to Iowa State game

Sunday afternoon, Kelvin Sampson spoke to assembled media members at Fertitta Center before Houston's Monday night game vs. Iowa State. The two teams lead...

Scouting Iowa State: the Cyclones are good

Iowa State has been a big surprise for most of the country, and they made a huge statement by beating the Coogs in Ames...

Jayme Hollingsworth’s Iowa State personnel scout

Iowa State will be at Fertitta Center Monday night for a rematch from the second game of the Big 12 season. Houston needs a...

Watch: Emanuel Sharp speaks to the media

Emanuel Sharp stayed after practice on Sunday to talk to a few media members about the Iowa State game on Monday night.     Subscribe to...

Ep. 16 of the Old Men podcast: Mylik’s coming out party

This is Episode 16 of the No Conference for Old Men Podcast from GoCoogs.com. The Cougars are now 21-3, 8-3 in the Big...

Texas

Coogs toy with Texas before unleashing the mayhem

Houston ran Texas out of the gym Saturday afternoon, the 82-61 final failing to quantify the beating. Texas went down early and clawed back...

Jayme Hollingsworth’s Texas personnel report

Texas travels to UH for a regular season meeting for just the third time since the breakup of the Southwest Conference. The Horns helped...

CATS! follows Cougars and Horns

Join Galen Robinson, Starns Leland, Brad Towns, and Ryan Monceaux for a massive Cougar After Thoughts Show (CATS!). We will be live streaming following...

GoCoogs Interview: JoJo Tugler on impacting games

After practice on Thursday, JoJo Tugler stuck around to work on drills with assistant coach Kellen Sampson: getting the ball inside and scoring, three-pointers,...

Film study: first UH/UT game this season

I studied the Houston/Texas match-up from January 29, 2024, for this scouting report. Texas Overview The Coogs survived an overtime thriller in Austin back on January...

Ep. 16 of the Old Men podcast: Mylik’s coming out party

This is Episode 16 of the No Conference for Old Men Podcast from GoCoogs.com. The Cougars are now 21-3, 8-3 in the Big...

Phi Slama Jama hazes Horns, wins by 43

Randy Riggs in the Austin American-Statesman said it best: "Phi Slama Jama fraternity held its version of Hell Night at Hofheinz Pavilion Tuesday. The slamas...

Cougars beat UConn on Valentine’s Day 2019

On Valentine's Day 2019, the #9 Houston Cougars beat UConn in Hartford, 71-63. Backup DeJon Jarreau scored 18 and dished out seven assists in...

Houston has the inside track toward the Big 12 title

Kansas lost Monday night at Texas Tech, their fourth-straight road loss. The Jayhawks are 6-0 at home and 1-5 on the road. They play...

J’Wan Roberts has stepped up his game on the road

Saturday will be UH's first mirror game in Big 12 play (Teams play five mirror games, and UH's are UT, Iowa St, Cincinnati, UCF,...

Cincinnati

Ep. 16 of the Old Men podcast: Mylik’s coming out party

This is Episode 16 of the No Conference for Old Men Podcast from GoCoogs.com. The Cougars are now 21-3, 8-3 in the Big...

J’Wan Roberts has stepped up his game on the road

Saturday will be UH's first mirror game in Big 12 play (Teams play five mirror games, and UH's are UT, Iowa St, Cincinnati, UCF,...

Mylik Wilson splits the stone in two

Before last year's renovations at the Guy V. Lewis Development Facility, UH Basketball players saw a display every time they left the second-floor locker...

CATS! follows Coogs and Cats in Cincinnati

Where else do you want to be following #5 Houston and Cincinnati? Join Galen, Starns, Brad, and Ryan for the Cougar After Thoughts Show...

Elvin Hayes goes for 50 points and 37 rebounds

Today, in 1968, #1 Houston beat Centenary at State Fair Coliseum in Shreveport, 107-56, in Elvin Hayes' return to North Louisiana. Hayes scored 50...

Scouting Cincinnati: A deep, balanced attack awaits the Coogs

Cincinnati is 17 points away from being undefeated in the Big 12. Every game they have played has been close, including a 5-point loss...

GoCoogs Interview: Mylik Wilson is taking it day by day

Mylik Wilson has been getting more playing time off the bench, a sparkplug for these top-five Cougars. As his minutes have gone up, so...

Old Men: Reality check in Lawrence for the Coogs

After a 1-1 week, the Houston Cougars are now 20-3 overall and 7-3 in the Big 12. UH is a game up in the...

Oklahoma State

Old Men: Reality check in Lawrence for the Coogs

After a 1-1 week, the Houston Cougars are now 20-3 overall and 7-3 in the Big 12. UH is a game up in the...

An ejection and the aftermath: the Big 12’s officiating problem

Kelvin Sampson was ejected from the Oklahoma State game on Tuesday night after going inside the arc on the opposite side of the court...

News and numbers halfway through UH’s Big 12 season

News, stats, and notes from the halfway point of the Big 12 season:   Houston moved back into solo first in the Big 12 with Kansas'...

Stream CATS! following the Cougars and Cowboys

Join Galen, Starns, Brad, and Ryan for the Cougar After Thoughts Show following the Oklahoma State game. We'll discuss the game, the Big 12...

Opponent scouting and personnel report: Oklahoma State

Oklahoma State is a young team - two freshmen and a sophomore in the starting lineup - beginning to put it together, at least...

Houston beats the crap out of Texas A&M. Literally.

Today in 1983, Texas A&M mascot Reveille IV was caught on camera by a Daily Cougar photographer pooping at midcourt during halftime of the...

What player has been most interesting in Big 12 play?

At the midway point of Big 12 play, Houston is tied atop the standings. Instead of discussing who has played best in the Big...

Kansas

Old Men: Reality check in Lawrence for the Coogs

After a 1-1 week, the Houston Cougars are now 20-3 overall and 7-3 in the Big 12. UH is a game up in the...

Storylines through the halfway point of the Big 12 schedule

Houston’s first-ever Big 12 schedule is halfway complete. 4-0 in home games and 2-3 in road games puts the Cougars in a share of...

CATS! live from Lawrence for #4 UH and #8 KU

The Cougar After Thoughts Show (CATS!) is live from Lawrence following Houston and Kansas. Join the guys as we break it down and discuss...

Coogs upset #3 Kansas at Allen Fieldhouse in Midwest Regional

Houston beat third-ranked Kansas, 66-53, at historic Allen Fieldhouse in the 1967 Midwest Regional Semifinal. The win pushed the Cougars into the Regional Final...

Breaking down the Jayhawks’ personnel

LAWRENCE, KS - Today, #4 Houston goes into hostile Allen Fieldhouse for a war with #8 Kansas. Both programs live for games like this,...

Jayme Hollingsworth’s Kansas scouting report

#4 Houston and #8 Kansas at Allen Fieldhouse on ESPN. I am fascinated by this coaching match-up. Kelvin Sampson and Bill Self are two...

Old Men Podcast: Kansas in Lawrence and beating the Horns

The Houston Cougars travel to Lawrence for a Saturday afternoon game at vaunted Allen Fieldhouse on the campus of Kansas University. We'll preview that...

Kelvin Sampson Zoom call: on learning and trying new things

The most interesting Kelvin Sampson is when he discusses learning new things, trying new things, instead of staying stuck in old ways. On Thursday's...

ShotTracker: Big 12-mandated technology for basketball programs

Last summer, a vendor installed new sensors on the ceiling inside Fertitta Center and the Guy V. Lewis Development Facility for use by the...

Texas

Old Men Podcast: Kansas in Lawrence and beating the Horns

The Houston Cougars travel to Lawrence for a Saturday afternoon game at vaunted Allen Fieldhouse on the campus of Kansas University. We'll preview that...

JoJo was the secret sauce inside the 9-0 run in Austin

Yesterday, GoCoogs wrote about the (almost) two-minute sequence that changed the Texas game in Austin. Today, we look at that stretch in more detail...

Shead and Sharp will the Cougars to a win at Texas

Four road games. Four games tied in the final minute (61 seconds at BYU). Four learning opportunities for the Houston Cougars. Four chances to...

GoCoogs Interview: Emanuel in an elevator

Not everything works out like you plan it. Take Sunday, for instance: media members that wanted it had an opportunity to speak with Kelvin...

Jayme Hollingsworth’s scouting report: Texas Longhorns

Here it is: the week Cougar fans have scheduled for a while - at UT-Austin and at Kansas. Austin will be rocking Monday night...

Texas Longhorns personnel report: Stop Abmas and Disu

The Cougars can win this game with patience, rebounding, and efficiency on offense - the exact things Houston is good at. Texas Personnel (*...

CATS! The Cougar After Thoughts Show live from Austin

Stream with Galen, Starns, Brad, and Ryan tonight following the Texas game and the UH press conference. The conversation will be fantastic as #4...

Watch: What Kelvin Sampson said Sunday before heading to Austin

The Houston Cougars returned to work on Sunday at 11 a.m., 24 hours after tipping off against Kansas State. The team watched video before...

CATS! gang on Jerome Tang & Kelvin Sampson postgame comments

After #4 Houston beat Kansas State Saturday, Jerome Tang and Kelvin Sampson met with the media. Starns Leland and Ryan Monceaux from the Cougar...

Kansas State

CATS! gang on Jerome Tang & Kelvin Sampson postgame comments

After #4 Houston beat Kansas State Saturday, Jerome Tang and Kelvin Sampson met with the media. Starns Leland and Ryan Monceaux from the Cougar...

Fans are the secret ingredient at Fertitta Center

What an environment at Fertitta Center. When opposing coaches and writers covering other teams praise your fans and the homecourt advantage, you know things...

Cougar After Thoughts Show (CATS!) after KState demolition

The Cougar After Thoughts Show (CATS!) - the most entertaining postgame show in the history of sports!* Come hang out with the Godfather, Galen...

Scouting Kansas State’s personnel

Houston meets Kansas State this morning in ESPN’s first game of the day. The Cougars are a 15-point favorite, but Kansas State can play....

Must-win at home: Scouting Kansas State

The first thing I think of when it comes to Kansas State is how similar they are to TCU. Maybe it's the purple. But...

Pod: No Conference for Old Men – first Big 12 road win

Welcome to Episode 13 of the No Conference for Old Men Podcast. The Cougars are now 17-2 overall and 4-2 in the Big 12...

Talkin’ Bout the BYU win and Kansas State

Fresh off Houston's 75-68 win over BYU, GoCoogs' scouting editor Jayme Hollingsworth talks with Ryan Monceaux about the BYU game and looking ahead to...

BYU

Pod: No Conference for Old Men – first Big 12 road win

Welcome to Episode 13 of the No Conference for Old Men Podcast. The Cougars are now 17-2 overall and 4-2 in the Big 12...

Talkin’ Bout the BYU win and Kansas State

Fresh off Houston's 75-68 win over BYU, GoCoogs' scouting editor Jayme Hollingsworth talks with Ryan Monceaux about the BYU game and looking ahead to...

The definition of toughness in college basketball

PROVO, UT - About 40 minutes after a grueling game, having fulfilled multiple media and alumni commitments, but still, before he went on with...

An entertaining CATS! following Houston’s win over BYU

PROVO, UT - The Cougar After Thoughts Show following UH's 75-68 win over BYU in Provo.   https://gocoogs.com/the-daily-173/   Subscribe to GoCoogs on YouTube for more of...

Breaking down BYU’s personnel

BYU Personnel *#20 Spencer Johnson 6'5" Sr .- 11ppg, 6rpg Solid three-level scorer; Good three-point shooter; Good at attacking the rim; Will post up if...

BYU Scouting Report: The Cougs will shoot the three

As I see it, BYU is the best team the Coogs will have played this season. They are, by far, the best offensive team...

Video: Everything Kelvin Sampson said ahead of the BYU trip

The Cougars flew out early Monday afternoon to Provo Municipal Airport for their game against BYU at the 19,000 seat Marriott Center. In their...

Trainer John Houston discusses J’Wan Roberts’ knee injury

John Houston has worked in the background as the athletics trainer for Houston Cougar Basketball for more than a quarter of a century. His...

UCF

Pod: No Conference for Old Men – first Big 12 road win

Welcome to Episode 13 of the No Conference for Old Men Podcast. The Cougars are now 17-2 overall and 4-2 in the Big 12...

By the numbers: Houston’s historic defensive performance

I laughed and laughed. Then I read it again and laughed and laughed. Social media trains people with no information to opine on a...

CATS! streaming live right after the UCF game

Join the CATS! crew - Galen, Brad, Starns, and Ryan as we discuss UH's historic defensive day. Subscribe to GoCoogs on YouTube for more of...

Jayme Hollingsworth’s UCF personnel scout

UCF is an enigma: lost by 25 at Kansas State, beat Kansas at home, lost to BYU, then beat Texas in Austin. They turn...

Game of the Century: #2 Houston upsets #1 UCLA

Today in 1968, the University of Houston beat UCLA in the Game of the Century, 71-69. 52,693 people were in the Astrodome to see...

Video Highlights: The Game Of The Century

Very little video exists publicly from the Game of the Century, played between #1 UCLA and #2 Houston on January 20, 1968. The video...

The Hype Before The Game of the Century

Guy V. Lewis started talking about it almost as soon as the Astrodome had opened in 1965. By early the following year, he convinced...

Buildup To The Game Of The Century

Guy V. Lewis enthusiastically promoted #2 Houston's game in the Astrodome against #1 UCLA, set for Saturday night, January 20th, 1968. Along with TV...

UCF video scouting report: big men must step up

UCF has a scary team. The Knights upset then-#3 Kansas at home and most recently beat Texas on the road and gave the dreaded...

No Conference for Old Men: Texas two step & upcoming games

Welcome to Episode 12 of the No Conference for Old Men Podcast. The Cougars are now 15-2, 2-2 in the Big 12 Conference...

Hayes Pond: the strong-willed Lumbee fight back against the Klan

Publisher's note: This is not usually a topic we would breach on GoCoogs, but it’s helpful in understanding the Sampson family. They are each...

Texas Tech

No Conference for Old Men: Texas two step & upcoming games

Welcome to Episode 12 of the No Conference for Old Men Podcast. The Cougars are now 15-2, 2-2 in the Big 12 Conference...

Kelvin Sampson’s deft touch unleashes his Alpha

The words will flow about Jamal Shead's 29 points and ten assists, how he put UH in his backpack, or how the Cougars need...

CATS and tortillas: Cougar After Thoughts following TTU game

Catch Good lookin' Galen, Ryan, Starns, and the commenting cast as we break down and discuss the Coogs trying to bounce back. Join us...

Personnel report: Texas Tech basketball

Red Raider Personnel (* indicates probable Starters) *#6 Joe Toussaint - 6'0" Sr. 14ppg, 3rpg (West Virginia) Head of the snake; Play-maker PG; Solid three-level...

GoCoogs Interview: J’Wan Roberts on dealing with adversity

GoCoogs.com sat down with J'Wan Roberts after a difficult practice on Monday to talk one-on-one about UH's 0-2 road trip, the adversity the team...

Jayme Hollingsworth scouts Texas Tech

After two tough losses, UH's Big 12 schedule does not let up as Texas Tech comes to town for a Wednesday night game. To...

JoJo Tugler “throws Tabasco in everything”

JoJo Tugler's immense talent and athleticism have been evident to Cougar fans since the pre-Austrailia scrimmage on August 1st. Tugler has played a lot...

Home teams took away what UH does well

Houston was tied or had the lead in the game's final minute in both road games last week. In both instances, the home team...

TCU

Home teams took away what UH does well

Houston was tied or had the lead in the game's final minute in both road games last week. In both instances, the home team...

TCU loss: There’s no margin for error in the Big 12

Houston drops a close one to TCU, 68-67. The Cougars had every chance to leave Fort Worth a winner, but it didn't happen. It’s...

Cougar After Thoughs Show following the TCU game

FORT WORTH - Watch the Cougar After Thoughts Show (CATS!) following the 68-67 loss to TCU.

So what. Now what? Coogs need to heed the lessons from Ames

Kansas is a screw job away from being 0-2 in the Big 12. TCU is a screw job away from being 2-0 in the...

TCU personnel scout and keys to victory in Fort Worth

TCU Personnel *#2- Emanuel Miller- 6'7" Sr.- 17ppg, 6rpg.- (Texas A&M) Head of the Snake; Long/extremely athletic forward; Solid three-level scorer; Best around the basket...

Scouting TCU: The Frogs love to run in transition

I thought TCU was a very average team when I watched them earlier in the year. Since then, they have really gelled as a...

No Conference For Old Men: Life on the road in the Big 12

Welcome to Episode 11 of the No Conference for Old Men Podcast. The only year-round college basketball podcast focused on the Houston Cougars...

Cougars beat #2 for the second-straight year

Today, in 1961, the Houston Cougars beat #2 Bradley at Sam Houston Coliseum, 60-59. UH's Jim Lemmon, a senior from Wood River, Illinois, 150...

Welcome to the Big 12, where every game is a war

Welcome to the Big 12, Cougar fans! After UH dropped their first game in the Big 12 and first of the season, the Internet decided...

1946: UH wins first-ever game in a blowout

On January 10, 1946, 51 days after the Board of Regents formally created the athletics department, the Houston Cougar basketball program played its first...

Iowa State

No Conference For Old Men: Life on the road in the Big 12

Welcome to Episode 11 of the No Conference for Old Men Podcast. The only year-round college basketball podcast focused on the Houston Cougars...

Cougars can’t overcome atrocious start in first Big 12 road game

AMES, IA - Houston Basketball dropped their first game of the season to Iowa State Tuesday night at the electric Hilton Coliseum. The Coogs...

CATS! Reacting to the loss to Iowa State

The Cougar After Thoughts Show (CATS!) - Galen Robinson, Starns Leland, Brad Towns, and Ryan Monceaux have a frank and entertaining discussion regarding Houston's...

Breaking down ISU personnel and keys to victory

Here’s our breakdown of Iowa State’s personnel. *#3- Tamin Lipsey- 6'1" So.- 15ppg, 6rpg, 6apg, 3spg. Quick three-level scoring point guard; Great court vision....

Iowa State in-depth scouting report

Iowa State and Houston are very similar teams. They are both fundamentally sound, tough-minded, and defensively focused. Both teams have excellent guard play, solid...

Kelvin Sampson on Iowa State and evaluating UH on film

AMES, IA - The Houston Cougars moved to #2 in Monday's AP and Coaches polls. They face a solid Iowa State team tonight at...

Cougars back to work Sunday & Sharp and Dunn’s ascent

This is a premium article from GoCoogs.com. We are sharing it free to UH fans to highlight GoCoogs' unique insight and access to players...

Talkin’ Bout Them Cougars: Walkin’ over West Virginia

Talkin' Bout Them Cougars welcomes Jayme Hollingsworth to the show to help us break down the WVU game and look ahead to Iowa State....

WVU wasn’t ready for Houston’s physicality

WVU had a plan. And plans work until you get punched in the face. The Mountaineers scheduled Ohio State right before league play started....

West Virginia

Talkin’ Bout Them Cougars: Walkin’ over West Virginia

Talkin' Bout Them Cougars welcomes Jayme Hollingsworth to the show to help us break down the WVU game and look ahead to Iowa State....

WVU wasn’t ready for Houston’s physicality

WVU had a plan. And plans work until you get punched in the face. The Mountaineers scheduled Ohio State right before league play started....

WVU primer: get ready for Houston’s Big 12 debut

Today is the Big 12 opener for Houston and West Virginia and the first-ever game in the league for the third-ranked Cougars. The line...

Quannas White: “We hang our hats on developing guys”

Quannas White, associate head coach of the #3 Houston Cougar basketball program, sat down in his office Thursday night to discuss his guard group,...

GoCoogs Interview: Jayme Hollingsworth discusses WVU

Jayme Hollingsworth sat for a GoCoogs Interview to discuss WVU Hoops and why he thinks UH will win the game.   Check out all of...

Breaking down WVU’s player personnel

WVU comes to Houston as a virtual unknown. Their nucleus of Battle, Slazinski, and Farrakhan have only played together for three games and are...

Jayme Hollingsworth’s West Virginia scouting report

West Virginia is much better than their 5-8 record indicates. They have eight transfers (all 5 of their probable starters), and most of them...

Are Houston fans ready for Big 12 brutality?

The Houston Cougars enter their first Big 12 season at 13-0 and fans must be ready for the brutality of the schedule. 18 games...

Podcast: Teams just don’t face defenses like Houston

Episode 10 of No Conference for Old Men Podcast. The only year-round college basketball podcast focused on the Houston Cougars & Big 12...

Today, in 1983, Tommy Bonk created Phi Slama Jama

On January 2, 1983, a 30-something sportswriter for the Houston Post looked for an angle on a column he needed to write. Tommy Bonk...