Cougars overcome 9-point halftime deficit to advance to American Semifinals.
Guard Jherrod Stiggers leads way with career-high 22 points, Guard L.J. Rose with first career double-double
House pitches in 17 points and nine rebounds.
TaShawn Thomas added 16 points and seven rebounds for the Cougars
Strong effort just short vs. Bearcats
Houston men's basketball
Houston vs. Rutgers (USATSI)
Men's basketball, Sunday, Jan. 19, 2014
Men's Basketball: Houston vs. Alcorn State, Dec. 9, 2013
Houston men's basketball
Led the Cougars and the American Athletic Conference and finished 29th nationally with 5.5 assists per game... Finished 11th in the league with a .778 free throw percentage... Made his Houston debut in the starting lineup against Texas State... Posted 11 points with two rebounds and a game-high six assists against the Bobcats... Led all players with six assists and added 16 points with two rebounds and three steals at Texas-Pan American... Led the Cougars with five assists and added a steal against UTSA... Totaled 18 points on 6-of-10 shooting from the field and 5-of-5 shooting from the free throw line against Lehigh during the Progressive Legends Classic... Also added six assists with only one turnover against the Mountain Hawks... Totaled 10 points with two rebounds and a team-high five assists against Howard during the Progressive Legends Classic... Led all players with five assists and added 14 points with a pair of rebounds against Stanford during the Progressive Legends Classic Championship Rounds at Barclays Center... Scored 11 points and led all players with five assists against Texas Tech during the Progressive Legends Classic Third-Place Game... Totaled 13 points with a team-high five assists against Texas A&M-Corpus Christi...Missed five games with a foot injury before returning to action at No. 18/14 Louisville... Posted nine points with a game-high eight assists against Rutgers... Led all players with 10 assists at No. 23/22 Memphis... Finished with 11 points and four assists at Rutgers... Posted a game-high eight assists against Temple... Scored 10 points and led the Cougars with five assists at No. 11/10 Cincinnati... Totaled 12 points with two rebounds and a game-high seven assists against UCF... Nearly finished with a triple-double against No. 21/22 Memphis... Totaled seven points with seven rebounds and a game-high 10 assists against the Tigers... Handed out six assists with only one turnover and added seven points and four rebounds at Temple... Posted 16 points on 5-of-7 shooting, including 4-of-5 from the 3-point line, against USF... Added three rebounds, five assists and a steal against the Bulls... Recorded the first double-double of his career with 16 points and 10 assists at UCF in the regular-season finale. The American Championship: Posted 16 points with six rebounds, four assists and a steal in the Quarterfinals against No. 25/23 SMU... Led the Cougars with five assists against No. 5/5 Louisville in the Semifinals.