Mario Puente

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Coogs eviscerate East Carolina in historic fashion

Saturday night, Houston dominated East Carolina from the jump and won 79-36. The game set records for both schools. Kyler Edwards had 25 points,...

UH Moves To 5-0 in AAC Play As Kyler Edwards Stays Hot

The #10 Houston Cougars dismantled South Florida Tuesday night at Fertitta Center, 74-55. A day after being named AAC Player of the Week, Kyler...

Photos: Houston beats down Memphis

The Houston Cougars put away the Memphis Tigers Friday night, 31-13. It was the second-straight game that an opponent scored only one touchdown against...

Photos: UVA had no answer for Houston’s intensity

The Cougars came out focused and ready for Virginia and made every possession a struggle for the Cavaliers. On 31 first-half possessions, UVA made...

UH spanks Rice for biggest win in nearly 35 years

Story by Ryan Monceaux   UH dominated Rice from the opening minutes of the game and cruised to a 79-46 win Friday night. Marcus Sasser...

Coogs surge past Hofstra thanks to late rally

Story by Ryan Monceaux   After celebrating the 2021 Final Four run with a banner unveiling, the Houston Cougars were snapped back into reality by a...

Tune to Singleton from the cameraman’s POV

UH's early 17-0 lead is history. The clock is ticking down in the second quarter and UH is on the move, having just blocked...

Photos: Houston beats undefeated SMU

The Houston Cougars jumped out to an early 17-0 lead but couldn't hold it. UH began trading punches and won a classic, 44-37, after...

Cougars overcome mistakes to finish off Pirates

The Houston Cougars outlasted ECU late Saturday night, ending it with a one-play touchdown drive in overtime. The defense once again came up big...

Photos: the UH defense continues to lead the way

The Cougar defense gave UH every opportunity Saturday night and, finally, Clayton Tune and the offense scored enough late in the game to put...

Photo Gallery: Shutout win over Grambling

The UH defense suffocated Grambling, holding the Tigers to 102 yards. It was the best performance by a Cougar defense since Lamar in 2016....

Photos: Cougars destroy the Owls

Big photo gallery from the Bayou Bucket win. Documented evidence that McCaffrey's knee was down not once but twice on completed passes, special moments...

Photos from the season-opener at NRG

Click a photo and you can scroll through each of them in the lightbox. All images © Mario Puente 2021.    

Spring football ends for the Cougars

Cougar spring drills came to a close on Friday night with a scrimmage open to the public. It was the first time the general...

UH wins 20th game while dismantling USF

UH came out on fire Sunday afternoon and steamrolled a hapless USF team in the first half, putting the game out of reach before...

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Carlton comes through for the Coogs

TxSt Game Book | Season Stats The Houston Cougars returned home Wednesday night for the final non-conference game of the season. Behind 20 points and...

UH’s Involvement In World War 2

For nearly 95 years, the University of Houston has evolved to suit the needs of its students and its city. UH grew from humble...

Cougars struggle to get it together in AAC Championship

Just some random thoughts from the Cincinnati game:   In the championship game era, the Cougars have gone 8-0 in the conference twice (C-USA 2011,...

Andre Ware wins the Heisman Trophy

See every box score and game-by-game stats from Andre Ware's 1989 Heisman Trophy winning season.   Today in 1989, the University of Houston's Andre Ware...

Inside UH’s fight to join the Big 12

Over the last three months, the Houston Cougars joined a new conference, reeled off 11 wins in a row, and ended the regular season...