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Devonta Pollard Named The American Player of the Week

Nov. 17, 2014

HOUSTON - After scoring a team-high 19 points and leading the Cougars to a season-opening win, University of Houston junior forward Devonta Pollard was honored Monday afternoon as the American Athletic Conference Player of the Week.

Making his debut in the Scarlet and White, Pollard finished with 19 points and added five rebounds with an assist against the Racers. The Porterville, Miss., overcame a sluggish first half to score 15 points on 5-of-9 shooting, including a 5-of-5 effort from the free throw line, with four rebounds, all in the second half.

Pollard, who joined the Cougars out of East Mississippi Community College, scored seven points with two rebounds against Murray State during a 12-2 run late that gave Houston the lead for good. With Houston trailing 66-63 and only 7:12 left, Pollard scored five straight points and converted an and-1 for Houston's first lead of the game.

UCF freshman guard B.J. Taylor was named the league's Rookie of the Week, while UCF junior forward Shaheed Davis, UConn senior guard Ryan Boatright, Cincinnati junior forward Octavius Ellis, USF sophomore forward Chris Perry and SMU sophomore forward Ben Moore earned places on the Weekly Honor Roll.


UP NEXT
Pollard and his Houston teammates return to action at 7 p.m., Saturday, when they play host to Morgan State inside Hofheinz Pavilion. That game will be part of a busy day around Houston Athletics as Houston Football closes out its home schedule at 2 p.m., Saturday, against conference-rival Tulsa inside TDECU Stadium.

BUY TICKETS NOW
Fans have a variety of tickets options to accommodate any budget. Season tickets, group tickets and mini-plans also are on sale now. For complete tickets information, fans can visit uhcougars.com/mbbtickets and follow the appropriate links or by clicking here.

To purchase tickets, fans can call 713-GO-COOGS (462-6647) or visit the Athletics Ticket Office from 10 a.m., to 5:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. To purchase tickets in person, fans can visit the Athletics Ticket Office located on the northeast corner of TDECU Stadium, just outside of Gate 1 off Cullen Boulevard. Parking is available in the TDECU Stadium parking garage with the first 30 minutes free of charge.

All UH main campus students are admitted FREE to regular-season Men's Basketball home games with a valid student ID.

SEASON TICKETS
Season ticket packages start for as low as $99 in the Reserved 3 section for 17 regular-season home games inside Hofheinz Pavilion. The Memorial Hermann Family Plan, which includes two adult and two kids' season tickets, can be purchased for only $399 in the Reserved 2 section for the entire regular-season home schedule.

Fans can purchase season tickets online by visiting uhcougars.com/mbbtickets and following the appropriate links or by clicking here. To view a map of Hofheinz Pavilion with season ticket pricing, fans can click here.

Fans can call 713-GO-COOGS (462-6647) or visit the Athletics Ticket Office from 10 a.m., to 5:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. To purchase tickets in person, fans can visit the Athletics Ticket Office located on the northeast corner of TDECU Stadium, just outside of Gate 1 off Cullen Boulevard. Parking is available in the TDECU Stadium parking garage with the first 30 minutes free of charge.

All UH main campus students are admitted FREE to regular-season Men's Basketball home games with a valid student ID.

MINI PLANS
Fans also have a choice of a pair of mini plans when choosing their ticket options. With the Conference Pack, fans can purchase tickets to each of the Cougars' nine American Athletic Conference home games inside Hofheinz Pavilion, starting at only $8 per game in the Reserved 3 section.

Fans can choose the 3-Point Pack and pick any three of the Cougars' 17 regular-season home games with prices starting as low as $9 per game in the Reserved 3 section.

To order mini-plans online, fans can visit UHCougars.com/mbbtickets and follow the appropriate links or click here.

GROUP TICKETS
Tickets for groups of 10 or more can be purchased for as low as $9 per ticket in Reserved 3 (Section 101-102, 115-116, 126-128) for 17 regular-season home games inside Hofheinz Pavilion. Groups of 10 or more can buy tickets for only $14 per ticket in the Reserved 2 (Sections 103-104, 109-111, 117-119 and 124-125), while Reserved 3 seats (Section 105-108, 120-123) are available at $19 per ticket.

The ticket cost per person falls even more for groups of 25 or more. Group administrators are encouraged to call or visit the Athletics Ticket Office soon to secure their seats.

For a map of Hofheinz Pavilion group seating sections and prices, fans can click here. Fans can purchase group tickets online by visiting UHCougars.com and following the appropriate links or by clicking here, 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

STAY CONNECTED
Fans can receive the latest news and notes by following @UHCougarMBK on Twitter. Fans also can discuss the latest Houston Men's Basketball news and notes on the team's Facebook page by clicking LIKE at HoustonCougarMensHoops.


 

 

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