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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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LSU
at LSU
Baton Rouge, La.
8:00 PM
Rutgers
at Rutgers
Piscataway, N.J.
5:00 PM
12/17/17
Prairie View A&M
Prairie View A&M
H&PE Arena (Houston, Texas)
3:00 PM
Incarnate Word
Incarnate Word
H&PE Arena
11:00 AM
GameTracker Video Tickets
12/20/17
Providence
vs Providence
Uncasville, Conn. (Mohegan Sun)
6:00 PM
Audio
George Mason
George Mason
H&PE Arena
7:00 PM
GameTracker Video Tickets
12/24/17
Fresno State
vs Fresno State
Honolulu, Hawai'i
7:30 PM
12/28/17
USF
at USF
Tampa, Fla.
6:00 PM
Audio
Columbia
Columbia
H&PE Arena
5:00 PM
GameTracker Video Tickets
12/30/17
Temple
Temple
H&PE Arena (Houston, Texas)
5:00 PM
SMU
at SMU
Dallas, Texas
2:00 PM
Wichita State
Wichita State
H&PE Arena
7:00 PM
GameTracker Video Tickets
01/04/18
Wichita State
at Wichita State
Wichita, Kan.
TBA
Audio
Tulane
at Tulane
New Orleans, La.
2:00 PM
Cincinnati
Cincinnati
H&PE Arena
7:00 PM
GameTracker Tickets
01/11/18
Tulsa
Tulsa
H&PE Arena (Houston, Texas)
6:00 PM
GameTracker Audio Tickets
01/12/18
Leonard Hilton Invitational
Yeoman Fieldhouse
All Day
UConn
UConn
H&PE Arena
2:00 PM
GameTracker Tickets
01/13/18
Carl Lewis High School Invite
Yeoman Fieldhouse
All Day
01/14/18
ECU
at ECU
Greenville, N.C.
1:00 PM
Audio
01/14/18
Joe Deloach Youth Meet
Yeoman Fieldhouse
All Day
Temple
at Temple
Philadelphia, Pa.
6:00 PM
01/17/18
Tulane
at Tulane
New Orleans, La.
7:00 PM
Audio
01/19/18
Arkansas/Vanderbilt Day 1
CRWC NATATORIUM
All Day
01/20/18
Wichita State
Wichita State
TBA
11:00 AM
GameTracker Audio Tickets
01/20/18
Arkansas/Vanderbilt Day 2
CRWC NATATORIUM
All Day
01/20/18
Mark Colligan Memorial
at Mark Colligan Memorial
Lincoln, Neb.
All Day
01/21/18
Lamar
Lamar
Barbara Wallace Winston Tennis Facility
2:00 PM
01/26/18
Texas A&M-Corpus Christi
Texas A&M-Corpus Christi
Barbara Wallace Winston Tennis Facility
1:00 PM
01/26/18
Houston Invitational
Yeoman Fieldhouse
All Day
01/26/18
LSU/Tulane/Rice Quad Day 1
CRWC NATATORIUM
All Day
01/27/18
LSU/Tulane/Rice Quad Day 2
CRWC NATATORIUM
All Day
01/27/18
Houston Invitational
Yeoman Fieldhouse
All Day
01/28/18
Sam Houston State
Sam Houston State
Barbara Wallace Winston Tennis Facility
10:00 AM
01/28/18
Incarnate Word
Incarnate Word
Barbara Wallace Winston Tennis Facility
3:00 PM
02/02/18
Charlie Thomas Invitational
at Charlie Thomas Invitational
College Station, Texas
All Day
02/03/18
Southern
Southern
Barbara Wallace Winston Tennis Facility
10:00 AM
02/03/18
Prairie View A&M
Prairie View A&M
Barbara Wallace Winston Tennis Facility
3:00 PM
02/03/18
Charlie Thomas Invitational
at Charlie Thomas Invitational
College Station, Texas
All Day
02/09/18
Tyson Invitational
at Tyson Invitational
Fayetteville, Ark.
All Day
02/09/18
Howie Ryan Invitational
Yeoman Fieldhouse
All Day
02/10/18
Nevada
vs Nevada
Tucson, Ariz.
12:00 PM
02/10/18
Houston First Chance Meet
CRWC NATATORIUM
TBA
02/11/18
Arizona
at Arizona
Tucson, Ariz.
11:00 AM
02/14/18
vs American Athletic Conference Championships Day 1
Dallas, Texas
All Day
02/15/18
vs American Athletic Conference Championships Day 2
Dallas, Texas
All Day
02/16/18
Holy Cross
Holy Cross
SCHROEDER PARK
6:30 PM
GameTracker
02/16/18
vs American Athletic Conference Championships Day 3
Dallas, Texas
All Day
02/16/18
All-American Intercollegiate
Humble, Texas (Golf Club of Houston)
All Day
02/17/18
Holy Cross
Holy Cross
SCHROEDER PARK
6:30 PM
GameTracker
02/17/18
Rice
at Rice
Houston, Texas (Rice)
11:00 AM
02/17/18
vs American Athletic Conference Championships Day 4
Dallas, Texas
All Day
02/17/18
All-American Intercollegiate
Humble, Texas (Golf Club of Houston)
All Day
02/18/18
Holy Cross
Holy Cross
SCHROEDER PARK
1:00 PM
GameTracker
02/18/18
New Mexico State
New Mexico State
Barbara Wallace Winston Tennis Facility
2:00 PM
02/18/18
All-American Intercollegiate
Humble, Texas (Golf Club of Houston)
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
TBA
02/20/18
at Allstate Sugar Bowl Intercollegiate
New Orleans, La. (English Turn Country Club)
All Day
02/23/18
Cal State Fullerton
at Cal State Fullerton
Fullerton, Calif.
9:00 PM
02/24/18
Cal State Fullerton
at Cal State Fullerton
Fullerton, Calif.
8:00 PM
02/25/18
Cal State Fullerton
at Cal State Fullerton
Fullerton, Calif.
3:00 PM
02/26/18
The Dickson
The Woodlands, Texas (The Woodlands Country Club)
All Day
02/27/18
Texas Southern
Texas Southern
SCHROEDER PARK
6:30 PM
GameTracker
02/27/18
The Dickson
The Woodlands, Texas (The Woodlands Country Club)
All Day
03/02/18
Kentucky
vs Kentucky
Minute Maid Park
3:30 PM
Tickets
03/03/18
Mississippi State
vs Mississippi State
Minute Maid Park
7:00 PM
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
vs Querencia Cabo Collegiate
Cabo del San Jose Mexico (Querencia Golf Club)
All Day
03/09/18
vs Border Olympics
Laredo, Texas (Laredo Country Club)
All Day
03/10/18
vs Border Olympics
Laredo, Texas (Laredo Country Club)
All Day
03/13/18
at Dr. Donnis Thompson Invitational
Oahu, Hawai'i (Kaneohe Klipper Golf Club)
All Day
03/14/18
at Dr. Donnis Thompson Invitational
Oahu, Hawai'i (Kaneohe Klipper Golf Club)
All Day
03/18/18
vs Valspar Collegiate Championships
Palm City, Fla. (Floridian National Golf Club)
All Day
03/19/18
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

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