Jan. 24, 2010
HOUSTON - University of Houston basketball fans are invited to attend the next live broadcast of The Pulse with Tom Penders from Chili's Too (4800 Calhoun, Houston, 77004) on the UH campus on Thursday, Jan. 28.
The weekly radio show airs live from 7 to 8 p.m. on Thursdays in selected Houston restaurants for the remainder of the season. The show can be heard live on SportsTalk 790 AM or on the Internet at UHCougars.com and will be hosted by the "Voice of the Cougars" Tom Franklin.
Fans are invited to join Penders and Franklin at the selected restaurant each week as the duo discusses recent Cougar Basketball action and upcoming games, college basketball, the world of sports and much more.
Fans also can click the Ask Coach Penders button on the main page at UHCougars.com to submit a question that could be asked on the show.
Following Thursday's, show, the next edition of The Pulse with Tom Penders will broadcast live from Bubba's Sports Bar & Grill (6225 Washington, Houston, 77007) on Thursday, Feb. 4.
The Cougars return to the friendly confines of Hofheinz Pavilion to play host to Conference USA-rival Marshall at 5 p.m., Saturday. That game will be part of a doubleheader with the Houston women's team, which face C-USA rival SMU at 2 p.m., Saturday.
Fans should note that the starting time for Saturday's women's game recently was pushed back an hour.
From there, the team hits the road to meet UTEP for the second time this season at the Don Haskins Center in El Paso, Texas at 9 p.m. (CST)/8 p.m. (MST), Feb. 3. The Cougars claimed a 75-65 win on Jan. 13 in Hofheinz Pavilion, the biggest victory for either squad in the previous 10 contests.
Fans can purchase men's basketball tickets online at UHCougars.com by clicking the Tickets link, by calling 713-GO-COOGS (462-6647) or by visiting the Athletics Ticket Office on the first floor of the Athletics/Alumni Center from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday.
Single-game tickets and a variety of packages also are available now and can be purchased for as low as $35.