Mario Puente

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AAC Champs Celebrate & Cut Down The Nets On Senior Night

The 2021-22 Houston men's basketball team will go down as one of the greats in UH lore. Having lost four starters from the 2021...

Coogs Dunk All Over Temple On Senior Night

The University of Houston finished their 2021-22 home season in style by steamrolling Temple, 84-46, on Senior Night. Fabian White Jr. scored 26 points...

Houston wins the AAC Championship For 3rd Time in 4 Years

UH shutdown Cincinnati in the second half en route to their 25th win of the season. The 71-53 win also clinched Houston's third American...

UH beats SMU, Now On The Verge Of An AAC Championship

Houston cruised by SMU, 75-61. Fabian White, Jr. continued his sizzling play, scoring 21 points with nine rebounds and three blocks. Josh Carlton had...

Houston is too much for Tulane

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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...

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How UT and Rice conspired to help UH join the SWC

This is a follow-up piece to UH is invited to the Southwest Conference.   The University of Houston was admitted to the Southwest Conference on...

Happy 40th Birthday, Chandi Jones. UH’s Greatest WBB Athlete

Chandi Jones is the greatest player in Lady Cougar Basketball history. A great case can be made that she's the greatest female athlete in...

Following UH Golfer Annie Kim In The Final Round

Out of curiosity, I decided to follow UH golfer Annie Kim in Tuesday's final round of the Icon Invitational at the Golf Club of...

Early Analysis: UH Reveals The 2022 Football Schedule

The 2022 Cougar Football Schedule was released today by the American Athletic Conference. It could be UH's last football season in the AAC. As...

A mid-season reinvention and the new Cougar cheat code

  A new year means a new look during the Kelvin Sampson era. Every team looks different, and the offense plays a slightly different style....