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JT ties UH’s John Mahaffey for largest PGA Comeback Ever

On Sunday, Justin Thomas came from seven shots back to win the PGA Championship in Tulsa. Thomas played his last 13 holes in six-under...

May 1971: UH is invited to the Southwest Conference

On the morning of May 3, 1971, in a conference room in College Station, the University of Houston had one of its biggest athletics...

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...

Fred Couples Wins The 1992 Masters

University of Houston legend Fred Couples went into the 1992 Masters as the undisputed #1 player in the world. In the weeks leading up...

Beat Down, Arizona! Cougars Upset #1 Seed Wildcats

Houston is now 2-3 all-time vs. #1 seeds. The wins are over Louisville in 1983 and Arizona in 2022.   UH now faces #2 Villanova...

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...

Big E Explodes In Wichita To Win The Midwest Regional

After an opening-round win over Loyola, the top-ranked Houston Cougars traveled to Wichita for back-to-back games in the 1968 Midwest Regional. UH beat #9...

Cougars Claw Their Way To #1 In 1983

Today in 1983, the Houston Cougars moved to #1 in the AP Poll. It was UH's first time in the top spot since 1968....

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 eventually...

Phi Slama Jama Hazes Horns, Wins By 43

On February 15, 1983, the #4 Houston Cougars beat Texas at Hofheinz, 106-63. Akeem had a triple-double: 17 points, 13 boards, and 10 blocked...

In 1984, UH Makes It 3 Final Fours In A Row

1984 Tournament Two-Seed | Midwest Region | Final Record: 32-5 | 1984 Full Bracket * National Championship 1984 would be different. Not as flashy. It wouldn't...

News, Numbers, & Notes Heading Into The SMU Game

UH's overall scoring defense is 6.77 ppg better than #2 Cincinnati among AAC teams. For context: teams 2-9 are within 6.77 points of each...

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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...

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...

Tennessee ’65: The day the Veer was born

The Cougars began the 1965 season in the sparkling-new Houston Astrodome. But after running onto the field against Tulsa in the opener, nothing else...

Bill Yeoman beat Baylor in his 1st game

  Bill Yeoman's first game as UH's head in 1962 was a 19-0 win over the Baylor Bears at Rice Stadium. Sophomore running back Joe...