Morris, a native of Tyler, Texas, posted his best round of the tournament with a six under par 66 Sunday to finish second place individually and help pace UH to a team score of 272 in the final round of play. Houston finished the tournament with a -30 under total of 1125 strokes, 6 shots behind team champion Georgia Tech (1116, -36) and runner-up Oklahoma State. Georgia Tech and Oklahoma State remained tied after the fourth round, but the Cowboys managed to win the team title in a one-hole play-off. The Cougars were just four shots away from third-place Arizona (1118, -34).
Houston's 272 Sunday was definitely a team effort. Junior Andy Sanders shot a six under par 66 to finish tied for seventh place. Also, James Edmondson completed his tournament play tied for 41st .
FINAL TEAM RESULTS - 2000 NCAA Division I Men's Championships; Auburn, Ala.
PL Team Scores 1 Oklahoma State 281-276-275-284* 1116 Georgia Tech 280-282-278-276 1116 3 Arizona 286-289-269-274 1118 4 Houston 284-289-277-272 1122 5 Texas 272-286-277-290 1125 *-- Won play-off for team title. Final Individual Leaders & Houston Scores PL Individual Scores 1 Charles Howell, Okla. St. 67-66-63-69 265 2 Chris Morris, Houston 71-69-67-66 273 t7 Andy Sanders, Houston 74-70-67-66 277 t41 James Edmondson, Houston 70-75-73-70 288