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“Cocky” Yankee Leads UH Past TCU For The 3rd Time In 44 Days

Sixty years ago today, UH won at TCU, 61-56, for their third win over the Horned Frogs in 44 days. In mid-December, the Coogs...

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,...

East Carolina’s Futility Sets Records – For UH, Too

UH ran East Carolina out of the gym as the Cougars scored more in the first half (44) than the Pirates did in the...

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...

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...

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...

The Cougars will wear Home Whites From The Late-1960s

The Houston Cougars will debut new uniforms tonight, a tribute to the legendary teams of the late 1960s. Here we feature some of those...

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....

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...

1946: UH wins first-ever game in a blowout

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

Shocker: Houston wins another home game

Houston beat Wichita State Saturday afternoon, 76-66, surviving their hell week by winning three games in 7 days. Josh Carlton continued his great play,...

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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...

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...

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...

Happy, frustrated, tense, elated: a Cougar fan’s Elite 8 rollercoaster

I don't know if there has ever been a sporting event like the Oregon State game where I felt every single human emotion. Before the...

Guy V. Lewis stories on his 99th birthday

  Coach Guy V. Lewis would have turned 99 today. The Hall of Fame coach that won 592 games and went to five Final Fours...