Feb. 21, 2009
2008-09 Houston Cougars Men's Basketball Postgame Notes
UCF Knights (16-10 6-6 C-USA) at Houston Cougars (17-8 8-4 C-USA)
Saturday, Feb. 21, 2009 Hofheinz Pavilion Houston, Texas
With Saturday's win, the Cougars improved to 7-2 (.778) all-time against UCF and has won their last four games against the Knights... In addition, the Cougars improved to 3-1 (.750) against UCF in Hofheinz Pavilion.
Saturday's game was the second time this season that the Cougars played Conference USA-rival UCF... The Cougars enjoyed a 97-69 win against the Knights in Orlando on Feb. 4.
This marked the fourth consecutive year that the Cougars played UCF in basketball... The series has been played at least once every year since the 2005-06 season.
The Cougars return to action at 7:05 p.m., Wednesday, when they face Conference USA-rival Tulsa inside the Donald W. Reynolds Center in Tulsa, Okla.
With 28 points and 13 rebounds, junior guard Aubrey Coleman recorded his team-leading ninth double-double of the season and his career... Coleman broke out of a tie with senior center Marcus Cousin for the team lead.
With 28 points, junior guard Aubrey Coleman recorded his 13th 20-point game of the season and of his career... It also was his second straight game with at least 20 points after scoring a career-high 38 points at Conference USA-rival Marshall (Feb. 18, 2009).
With 13 rebounds, junior guard Aubrey Coleman tied his single-game high... His total equaled his previous best at Toledo (Dec. 20, 2008).
Junior guard Aubrey Coleman played all 40 minutes in a regulation game for the fifth time during his career and in his second straight game.
With nine points and 10 rebounds, senior center Marcus Cousin fell one point OR one rebound shy of a double-double for the fifth time this season.
With six free throws made, junior center Nick Mosley tied his career best... He equaled his total against Conference USA-rival Tulane (Feb. 14, 2009).
With six free throws attempts, junior center Nick Mosley tied his career best... He equaled his total against Conference USA-rival Tulane (Feb. 14, 2009).
Connecting on all six free throw attempts, junior center Nick Mosley has connected on his last 13 free throw attempts, ironically dating back to the Cougars' game at Conference USA-rival UCF (Feb. 4, 2009).
With three rebounds, junior forward Sean Coleman tied his single-game best... He equaled his total set against Iowa State (Dec. 28, 2008) and vs. Georgia Southern (Nov. 10, 2008).
HEAD COACH Tom Penders NOTES
With Saturday's win, head coach Tom Penders moved out of a tie with Norm Sloan (Presbyterian, The Citadel, Florida, NC State and Florida; 1952-89) for 29th place in NCAA Division I history and now has 625 career wins... Cam Henderson (Muskingum, Davis & Elkins, Marshall) ranks 28th in the NCAA Division I records book with 630 wins from 1920 to 1955.
With Saturday's win, head coach Tom Penders improved to 625-418 (.599) during his career... Penders also improved to 98-57 (.632) during his UH tenure.
With Saturday's win, head coach Tom Penders improved to 7-3 (.700) against UCF his career... He improved to 7-2 (.778) at Houston and was 0-1 at Fordham... Penders also improved to 3-1 (.750) against UCF in Hofheinz Pavilion during his career.
With Saturday's win, head coach Tom Penders improved to 47-27 (.635) in Conference USA games during his career... Penders also improved to 267-159 (.627) in all conference games during his career.