Sophomore guard Joseph Young paces Cougars with 23 points for 10th 20-point effort of season
Houston 79, UTEP 61
Sophomore forward TaShawn Thomas flirts with triple-double with 24 pts, 11 rebs, 7 asts
Houston 79, Chicago State 57
Young leads with 24 pts, 5 treys... Thomas posts 21 pts and 8 rebs in Coogs' fourth straight win
Competed in 20 games... Finished with 22 blocks, the seventh-highest total in Houston single-season history... Made his season debut at San Jose State... Finished with two points, four rebounds and a game-high four blocked shots in 14 minutes against the Spartans... Swatted three shots against Grambling State... Scored two points with three rebounds and two blocks against Louisiana College... Posted five points with two rebounds in 10 minutes at TCU... Nailed all three field-goal attempts and all three free-throw tries against Chicago State... Threw down a pair of thunderous dunks against the Cougars and added two rebounds and three blocks in 10 minutes... Ignited a rally with a pair of blocks against UTEP... Finished with three blocks and two points against the Miners... Blocked three shots and scored four points at UTEP. CBI Quarterfinals: Scored four points with three offensive rebounds and a blocked shot at George Mason.
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