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This Week in Houston Athletics

Dec. 5, 2017

MEN'S BASKETBALL
Last Week
Houston Men's Basketball improved to 6-1 on the season with a pair of wins inside H&PE Arena. The Cougars defeated New Orleans, 75-66, on Wednesday, before routing Arkansas 91-65 on Saturday.

This Week
Houston vs. Fairfield | Wednesday | 11 a.m. | H&PE Arena (Texas Southern) | ESPN3
Houston at St. Louis | Saturday | 7 p.m. | St. Louis, Mo. | Stadium Network

Notes
Against New Orleans, senior guard Rob Gray led all players with 23 points and career-high eight assists … Senior guard Wes VanBeck added 10 points with a pair of rebounds, while freshman forward Fabian White Jr. and senior forward Devin Davis tied for team-high honors with six rebounds each … Against Arkansas, the Cougars opened on an 11-0 run and never looked back in posting their biggest win over a Southwest Conference rival … Davis poured in a career-high 28 points and 10 rebounds … For his efforts, Davis was named to The American Weekly Honor Roll … Junior guard Corey Davis Jr. added a career-high 17 points … After being held scoreless in the first half for only the third time in his career, senior guard and American Athletic Conference scoring leader Rob Gray finished with 11 points … It was the 61st straight game in which Gray recorded double-digit points … Junior point guard Galen Robinson Jr. led all players with nine assists and three steals in the win … Fans should note the starting time for the Fairfield game was recently moved up to 11 a.m., from earlier published schedules … The time was changed as part of Education Day with Houston Men's Basketball as the Cougars will compete in front of students from area Houston ISD schools … Fans can purchase Reserved season tickets for $200, while General Admission tickets are available for only $100 at uhcougars.com/tickets … As the former Hofheinz Pavilion is transformed into the $60-million Fertitta Center, the Cougars will play their 2017-18 home games inside Health & PE Arena on the campus of nearby Texas Southern University.


WOMEN'S BASKETBALL
Last Week
Houston Women’s Basketball posted a 3-0 record. The Cougars picked up road wins at Texas State, 72-67, Wednesday, and at UT Arlington, 62-58, Friday, before defeating Texas Tech, 79-75, in their home opener on Sunday.

This Week
Houston vs. ETSU | Sunday | 2 p.m. | H&PE Arena (Texas Southern)

Notes
The Cougars overcame deficits of eight-points or more in the second half … Houston’s five-game winning streak is the longest for the program since winning winning 17 straight from Jan. 6-March 10, 2011 … Sophomore guard Jasmyne Harris averaged 19.0 points and 7.7 rebounds to be named The American Athletic Conference Player of the Week, the program’s first player of the week honor since joining the league … At Texas State, sophomore guard Jasmyne Harris had Houston’s first 30-point game since Porsche Landry on Jan. 6, 2013, finishing with 32 points and 11 rebounds for her fourth-career double-double … Sophomore forward Dorian Branch also finished in double-figures with 15 points, while junior forward Octavia Barnes added 11 … At UTA, Harris again paced the Cougars with 16 points to go along with five rebounds, four assists and three steals … Junior guard Serithia Hawkins added 14 points of her own, while tying Branch with a team-high six rebounds … Against Texas Tech, Hawkins and Brand each recorded career highs with 22 and 20 points, respectively … With four 3-pointers made in the contest, sophomore guard Angela Harris moved up to 15th all-time on the Houston 3-pointers made list, passing Nicole Oliver (71; 2000-04) and Shondra Bush (74; 2001-03) … Hawkins pulled down seven rebounds in the contest, giving her 537 in her career, passing Pat Luckey (536; 1993-96) for 15th on the all-time rebounding list.


FOOTBALL
Notes
The #HTownTakeover announced its participation in 2017 Hawai’i Bowl on Sunday … Houston will play Fresno State at Sunday, Dec. 24, kicking off at 7:30 p.m. CT … The bowl marks Houston’s 11th bowl appearance in the last 13 seasons and its fifth straight bowl appearance, the second-longest active streak in The American and only the second time the Houston program has accomplished the feat … Houston also announced future non-conference series with Boise State and BYU … The two series will kick off on Oct. 17, 2020, when Houston travels to Provo, Utah, to face BYU … The all-Cougar matchup will return to Houston on Oct. 7, 2023 … Two of the nation’s top 20 winningest programs over the last 10 years, Houston and Boise State will then stage a season-opening showdown in Houston on Sept. 4, 2021, before returning the trip to Boise on Sept. 7, 2024 … Sophomore defensive tackle Ed Oliver is a finalist for the Nagurski Trophy and Outland Trophy … The winner of the Outland Trophy will be revealed on Thursday, Dec. 7, on ESPN during The Home Depot College Football Awards from the College Football Hall of Fame in Atlanta … Oliver was named The American’s Defensive Player of the Year on Thursday, highlighting five all-conference selections … Oliver and linebacker D’Juan Hines received first-team honors, while defensive back Khalil Williams a second-team accolade … Receiver Steven Dunbar and safety Terrell Williams earned honorable mention honors, respectively.


TRACK & FIELD
Last Week
Houston Cougar Track & Field announced its the 2017-18 indoor and outdoor schedule, which features six home meets at Yeoman Fieldhouse and Carl Lewis Complex.

This Week
Houston at Reveille Invitational | Sunday | College Station, Texas

Notes
The indoor slate will see the Cougars host the Leonard Hilton Invitational (Jan. 12), Houston Invitational (Jan. 26-27) and the Howie Ryan Invitational (Feb. 9) inside Yeoman Fieldhouse, while the outdoor slate features the Cougar Spring Break Invitational (March 15), Houston Alumni Invitational (April 7) and the Tom Tellez Invitational (May 4) … For the full schedule, click here.

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02/18/18
Temple
at Temple
Philadelphia, Pa.
3:00 PM
02/18/18
Holy Cross
Holy Cross
SCHROEDER PARK
1:00 PM
02/18/18
All-American Intercollegiate
Humble, Texas (Golf Club of Houston)
All Day
02/18/18
Houston Seniors/Masters Meet
Houston, Texas
All Day
02/18/18
at Allstate Sugar Bowl Intercollegiate
New Orleans, La. (English Turn Country Club)
All Day
02/19/18
at Allstate Sugar Bowl Intercollegiate
New Orleans, La. (English Turn Country Club)
All Day
02/20/18
Sam Houston State
at Sam Houston State
Huntsville, Texas
6:30 PM
02/20/18
at Allstate Sugar Bowl Intercollegiate
New Orleans, La. (English Turn Country Club)
All Day
USF
at USF
Tampa, Fla.
6:00 PM
02/22/18
Memphis
at Memphis
Memphis, Tenn.
8:00 PM
Audio
02/23/18
Cal State Fullerton
at Cal State Fullerton
Fullerton, Calif.
9:00 PM
02/23/18
Yale
Yale
Cougar Softball Stadium
6:00 PM
GameTracker Video Tickets
02/23/18
UConn
UConn
Barbara Wallace Winston Tennis Facility
1:00 PM
02/23/18
vs The American Indoor Championships
Birmingham, Ala.
All Day
UCF
UCF
H&PE Arena
12:00 PM
GameTracker Tickets
02/24/18
Cal State Fullerton
at Cal State Fullerton
Fullerton, Calif.
6:00 PM
02/24/18
Syracuse
Syracuse
Cougar Softball Stadium
4:30 PM
GameTracker Video
02/24/18
UNLV
UNLV
Cougar Softball Stadium
7:00 PM
GameTracker Video
02/24/18
at The American Indoor Championships
Birmingham, Ala.
All Day
02/24/18
vs. Minnesota
Spring, Texas (Augusta Pines Golf Club)
All Day
02/25/18
ECU
ECU
H&PE Arena (Houston, Texas)
2:00 PM
GameTracker Audio Tickets
02/25/18
Cal State Fullerton
at Cal State Fullerton
Fullerton, Calif.
2:00 PM
02/25/18
UTSA
UTSA
Cougar Softball Stadium
2:00 PM
GameTracker Video Tickets
02/25/18
Northwestern State
Northwestern State
Barbara Wallace Winston Tennis Facility
11:00 AM
Cincinnati
at Cincinnati
Cincinnati, Ohio
6:00 PM
02/26/18
The Dickson
The Woodlands, Texas (The Woodlands Country Club)
All Day
02/26/18
vs Colin Montgomerie Invitational
Spring, Texas (Augusta Pines Golf Club)
All Day
02/27/18
Texas Southern
Texas Southern
SCHROEDER PARK
6:30 PM
02/27/18
vs Colin Montgomerie Invitational
Spring, Texas (Augusta Pines Golf Club)
All Day
02/27/18
The Dickson
The Woodlands, Texas (The Woodlands Country Club)
All Day
02/28/18
SMU
at SMU
Dallas, Texas
8:00 PM
Audio
03/02/18
Kentucky
vs Kentucky
Minute Maid Park
3:30 PM
03/02/18
Stephen F. Austin
Stephen F. Austin
Cougar Softball Stadium
6:00 PM
GameTracker Video Tickets
03/02/18
Abilene Christian
at Abilene Christian
Abilene, Texas
10:00 AM
03/03/18
Mississippi State
vs Mississippi State
Minute Maid Park
7:00 PM
03/03/18
Texas A&M-Corpus Christi
Texas A&M-Corpus Christi
Cougar Softball Stadium
3:00 PM
GameTracker Video Tickets
03/03/18
Stephen F. Austin
Stephen F. Austin
Cougar Softball Stadium
5:30 PM
GameTracker Video
03/03/18
North Texas
at North Texas
Denton, Texas
12:00 PM
03/04/18
UConn
UConn
H&PE Arena (Houston, Texas)
3:00 PM
GameTracker Audio
03/04/18
Vanderbilt
vs Vanderbilt
Minute Maid Park
6:00 PM
03/04/18
Texas A&M-Corpus Christi
Texas A&M-Corpus Christi
Cougar Softball Stadium
3:00 PM
GameTracker Video Tickets
03/04/18
vs Querencia Cabo Collegiate
Cabo del San Jose, Mexico (Querencia Golf Club)
All Day
03/05/18
vs Querencia Cabo Collegiate
Cabo del San Jose Mexico (Querencia Golf Club)
All Day
03/05/18
vs NCAA Diving Zones Day 1
Columbia, Mo.
All Day
03/06/18
Houston Baptist
Houston Baptist
SCHROEDER PARK
6:30 PM
03/06/18
vs Querencia Cabo Collegiate
Cabo del San Jose Mexico (Querencia Golf Club)
All Day
03/06/18
vs NCAA Diving Zones Day 2
Columbia, Mo.
All Day
03/07/18
Texas Southern
at Texas Southern
Houston, Texas (Memorial Park)
4:00 PM
03/07/18
vs NCAA Diving Zones Day 3
Columbia, Mo.
All Day
03/08/18
vs TBD
Orlando, Fla (Amway Center)
TBA
03/08/18
vs CSCAA National Invitational Day 1
Annapolis, Md.
All Day
03/09/18
vs TBD
Orlando, Fla (Amway Center)
TBA
03/09/18
Lipscomb
Lipscomb
Cougar Softball Stadium
5:30 PM
GameTracker Video Tickets
03/09/18
vs CSCAA National Invitational Day 2
Annapolis, Md.
All Day
03/09/18
vs Border Olympics
Laredo, Texas (Laredo Country Club)
All Day
03/09/18
at NCAA Indoor Championships
College Station, Texas
All Day
03/10/18
vs TBD
Orlando, Fla (Amway Center)
TBA
03/10/18
at NCAA Indoor Championships
College Station, Texas
All Day
03/10/18
vs CSCAA National Invitational Day 3
Annapolis, Md.
All Day
03/10/18
vs Border Olympics
Laredo, Texas (Laredo Country Club)
All Day
03/11/18
vs TBD
Orlando, Fla (Amway Center)
TBA
03/12/18
UL-Lafayette
UL-Lafayette
Barbara Wallace Winston Tennis Facility
11:00 AM
03/12/18
UTRGV
UTRGV
Barbara Wallace Winston Tennis Facility
3:00 PM
03/13/18
vs TBD
Dayton, Ohio
TBA
03/13/18
at Dr. Donnis Thompson Invitational
Oahu, Hawai'i (Kaneohe Klipper Golf Club)
All Day
03/14/18
vs NCAA Championships Day 1
Columbus, Ohio
All Day
03/14/18
at Dr. Donnis Thompson Invitational
Oahu, Hawai'i (Kaneohe Klipper Golf Club)
All Day
03/15/18
North Florida
at North Florida
Jacksonville, Fla.
11:00 AM
03/15/18
Cougar Spring Break Invitational
Carl Lewis Complex
All Day
03/15/18
vs NCAA Championships Day 2
Columbus, Ohio
All Day
03/16/18
USF
at USF
Tampa, Fla.
11:00 AM
03/16/18
vs NCAA Championships Day 3
Columbus, Ohio
All Day
03/16/18
at TSU Relays
Houston, Texas (TSU)
All Day
03/17/18
vs NCAA Championships Day 4
Columbus, Ohio
All Day
03/17/18
at TSU Relays
Houston, Texas (TSU)
All Day
03/18/18
vs Valspar Collegiate Championships
Palm City, Fla. (Floridian National Golf Club)
All Day
03/19/18
at HBU Husky Invitational
Cypress, Texas (BlackHorse Golf Club)
All Day
03/20/18
at HBU Husky Invitational
Cypress, Texas (BlackHorse Golf Club)
All Day
03/23/18
at LSU Tiger Classic
Baton Rouge, La. (University Club)
All Day
03/23/18
Victor Lopez Classic
at Victor Lopez Classic
Houston, Texas (Rice)
All Day
03/24/18
Louisiana Tech
Louisiana Tech
Barbara Wallace Winston Tennis Facility
1:00 PM
03/24/18
Victor Lopez Classic
at Victor Lopez Classic
Houston, Texas (Rice)
All Day
03/30/18
ECU
ECU
Barbara Wallace Winston Tennis Facility
12:00 PM
09/01/18
Rice
at Rice
Houston, Texas
TBA
09/08/18
Arizona
Arizona
TDECU Stadium
TBA
Tickets
09/15/18
Texas Tech
at Texas Tech
Lubbock, Texas
TBA
Tickets
09/22/18
Texas Southern
Texas Southern
TDECU Stadium
TBA
Tickets

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