March 4, 2009
2008-09 Houston Cougars Men's Basketball Postgame Notes
#5/3 Memphis Tigers (27-3 15-0 C-USA) at Houston Cougars (18-10 9-6 C-USA)
Wednesday, March 4, 2009 Hofheinz Pavilion Houston, Texas
Wednesday's attendance of 6,049 was a season high at Hofheinz Pavilion... It topped the previous best of 5,533 against Conference USA-rival Rice on Feb. 7 and was the biggest home crowd since 5,767 fans watched the Cougars take a 71-62 win against Rice on Feb. 23, 20098.
With Wednesday's loss, the Cougars fell to 10-22 (.313) all-time against Memphis... In addition, the Cougars fell to 4-9 (.308) against Memphis in Houston.
With Wednesday's loss, the Cougars dropped their ninth straight game against Memphis... UH has not defeated the Tigers since a 66-53 decision on Feb. 5, 2005, in Houston.
With its win on Wednesday, Memphis swept the regular-season series against the Cougars... UH fell 83-68 at Memphis on Jan. 31, 2009.
This is the 14th fourth consecutive year that the Cougars played Memphis in basketball... The series has been played at least once every year since the 1994-95 season.
The Cougars wrap up the regular season at 7 p.m., Saturday, when they play host to Conference USA-rival SMU inside Hofheinz Pavilion ... The Cougars enjoyed a 69-56 win on Feb. 11, in Dallas... Center Marcus Cousin and guard DaShaun Williams will be honored in pregame ceremonies as part of Senior Night.
With 19 points and 11 rebounds, junior guard Aubrey Coleman recorded his team-leading 11th double-double of the season and of his career.
Going 4-of-4 from the free throw line, junior center Nick Mosley has hit his last 20 free throw attempts... The career-long streak dates back to the UCF game in Orlando on Feb. 4, 2009.
Playing 30 minutes, junior center Nick Mosley set a personal high.. His total topped his previous best of 26 minutes against Memphis (Jan. 11, 2007).
Junior center Nick Mosley made the second start of the season and his career.
Junior guard Kelvin Lewis played all 40 minutes in a regulation game for the eighth time this season and during his career.
With Wednesday's loss, head coach Tom Penders fell to 1-9 (.100) against Memphis during his career with all of those games during his UH tenure.
With Wednesday's loss, head coach Tom Penders fell to 1-3 (.250) all-time against Memphis at Hofheinz Pavilion during his career.
With Wednesday's loss, head coach Tom Penders fell to 48-29 (.623) in Conference USA games during his career... Penders also fell to 268-161 (.625) in all conference games during his career.