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These Cougars Took Us On One Memorable Ride

Another Big 12 team wins the national championship, and with it, the 2021-2022 season has finally ended. And that means I can finally write...

Did UH Lose The Villanova Game At The Rim?

It's been nine days since the Cougars went 1/20 from beyond the arc in the Elite Eight loss to Villanova. It's an obvious reason...

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...

Coogs Are Undefeated In NCAA Tournament Games In Texas

Houston defeated Illinois on Sunday, 68-53, to advance to the Sweet 16 for the third-straight NCAA Tournament. The Cougars will face #1 seed Arizona...

40-Minute War: UH Conquers With Overwhelming Force

Sure, it's about culture. But every winner has "culture." The Houston basketball renaissance is more than that one word. There's more to the story....

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 Basketball: The Journey, The Ladder, And Those Nets

It could be ladder night. Which means cutting down the nets. Which means winning conference titles. A win tonight would be Houston's 10th regular-season...

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...

Sampson Speaks And Summing Up SMU

The Houston Cougars are 23-4 overall and 12-2 in American Athletic Conference play and have a full-game lead on SMU. A win would put...

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...

Dominant: how many different ways can you say it?

Since January 1, 2021, UH basketball has, basically, can be divided into three parts: after Caleb Mills left the program, after losing three starters...

Houston is too much for Tulane

Please enjoy the following photo gallery. All images © Mario Puente 2022.  

The Crux: There’s Always Someone Else To Step Up

After Sasser and Mark were lost for the year in late December, everything changed. Expectations, roles, even Kelvin Sampson's demeanor. A short "COVID pause"...

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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,...

Film study: Coogs have to overcome two shutdown corners

Friday, we wrote about Cincinnati's imposing DL https://gocoogs.com/cincinnati-dl/   Much like Houston, Cincinnati's defense goes through the linebackers. Dana Holgorsen said this week that both teams have...

Film study: Cincinnati’s defensive linemen are no joke

Houston and Cincinnati both play elite defense. On Thursday in an interview on ESPNU Radio, Dana Holgorsen said both teams are similar in many...

1989 box scores and Andre Ware’s season stats

These are newspaper box scores, individual stats, and specifically, Andre Ware's stats and NCAA records from the University of Houston's 1989 football season. Andre...

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...