Men's Basketball Continues Homestand vs. Utah Valley on Monday
Nov. 13, 2011
HOUSTON - The University of Houston men's basketball team looks to improve to 2-0 for the second straight season when it plays host to Utah Valley at 7 p.m., Monday, inside Hofheinz Pavilion.
In their last game, the Cougars scored 13 straight points on five straight shots to open the game and never looked back in a dominating 88-42 win against Grambling State on Saturday inside Hofheinz Pavilion. Making his collegiate debut, redshirt freshman guard Joseph Young led all players with 18 points and seven assists, while freshman forward TaShawn Thomas added 13 points, eight rebounds, five assists, three blocks and three assists during his first game in the Scarlet and White.
This will be the second game in a near month-long homestand at Hofheinz Pavilion for the Cougars. Houston will play host to 18 regular-season home games in 2011-12.
ON THE AIR
Fans also can watch the video stream live at UHCougars.com by clicking the All-Access tab and following the appropriate links to sign up for Cougar All-Access. A charge is required to watch games via Cougar All-Access.
Fans can follow live scoring by clicking the GameTracker link at UHCougars.com.
Families also will enjoy the Family Fun Plan. For only $299, families receive two adult and two youth general admission season tickets. Additional youth season tickets in the Family Fun Plan can be purchased for $75 each
In the Satisfaction Guaranteed plan, fans who purchase men's season tickets by Nov. 30 and are not satisfied with their game-day experience can return their remaining tickets by Feb. 1 and receive a full refund
Fans can order their season tickets by calling 713-GO-COOGS (462-6647) or by visiting UHCougars.com and clicking the Tickets tab and following the appropriate links or by clicking the Tickets link above.
SERIES HISTORY vs. UTAH VALLEY
ABOUT UTAH VALLEY
Head coach Dick Hunsaker is in his 10th season at Utah Valley and has posted a 168-97 record with the Wolverines. Now in his 18th year as a collegiate head coach, he has posted a 335-170 record during that time. Hunsaker previously served as head coach at Utah (2000-01), Manchester (1995-98) and Ball State (1989-93).
The team returns to Hofheinz Pavilion to face Oakland at 7:15 p.m., Nov. 22. That contest will be part of a doubleheader with the Houston women's team, which plays host to Oral Roberts at 5 p.m.