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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...

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....

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...

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...

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"...

Is The Current Era As Good As The Late 60s Or PSJ?

The most interesting days to write about, well, anything I guess, are when you sit down with a theme or a story idea in...

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...

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....

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,...

Sampson looks ahead to Wichita State

Head coach Kelvin Sampson met with the media Friday morning less than 24 hours before the game against Wichita State. Before losing the game...

Cougars pull away from USF, 83-66

Josh Carlton dominated in the paint and led #12 Houston to an 83-66 win at USF Wednesday night. Carlton scored a career-high 30 points,...

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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...