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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....

Kelvin Sampson meets the media ahead of Temple trip

Kelvin Sampson met with the media via Zoom Friday morning to discuss his team’s health and plans going forward for the Temple game on...

Carlton comes through for the Coogs

TxSt Game Book | Season Stats The Houston Cougars returned home Wednesday night for the final non-conference game of the season. Behind 20 points and...

Shead shines bright while Tranquil Brown fades to black

The Houston Cougars overcame a rash of banged-up players and a sluggish offense to beat Oklahoma State, 72-61, at Dickies Arena in Fort Worth....

Cougars slug it out but come up short at Alabama

The Houston Cougars and Alabama slugged it out in a backyard brawl in Tuscaloosa Saturday night. The Crimson Tide won the game, 83-82. UH...

Houston blows by Butler in the Maui Invitational

In the Maui Jim Maui Invitational at Michelob Ultra Events Center adjacent to Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada, the University...

Houston runs Virginia out of the gym

The #15 Houston Cougars played suffocating defense, shot 55% from three-point range, and wore out Virginia, 67-47, Tuesday night. UH held UVA to 7/21 shooting...

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...

Diego’s travel log: game day at the Final Four

GoCoogs.com subscriber Diego Lopez is journaling his trip to the Final Four. You can read each of his posts on his Travel Log. My alarm...

Coogs end great season in the Final Four

  Houston's magical Final Four run came to an end Saturday afternoon. The Cougars fought and scrapped but could not overcome a very talented Baylor...

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...

Cougars punish WKU as Grimes shines

  The Houston Cougars dismantled Western Kentucky Thursday night, 81-57. After WKU took a one-point lead just after halftime, the Cougars put on a clinic...

Houston dismantles the Ponies once again

  The Cougars won a hard-fought game over SMU on Sunday, 70-48. UH led by just four at the break before dominating the second half,...

Numbers: Houston has accelerated post-Caleb Mills

  Losing a star player is not an easy thing for a basketball program to overcome. But losing him in the middle of the season?...

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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...

1st & 10 Day: championships and 10-win seasons

December 1st is a day of firsts for the University of Houston - first-place finishes, that is. On four separate occasions, UH has won...

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...

UConn preview: it’s really hard to be this bad

Connecticut might be the worst FBS team the Cougars have played in five years. They are similar to the 2016 Texas State team that...

Statistically, this Cougar defense is one of UH’s best

Since January 1, UH's two revenue sports have gone 23-2 vs. AAC teams.   With a win at UConn, the 2021 team will become the...