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Damyean Dotson and Rob Gray Jr. led Houston to a big win over conference-rival Cincinnati in their last game of the season on Senior Night at the Hofheinz Pavilion. Having lost in Cincinnati earlier in January, the Cougars took advantage of playing on their home court. “It felt like we …

The Houston Cougars close their season with a big win over conference-rival Cincinnati Bearkats. They finish the year with a 22-8 (12-6) record after the 69-56 win. Photos by Andre Brooks

The Houston Cougars rallied back, and even gained the lead, against the Temple Owls, but it wasn’t enough to get the victory as they dropped a close one, 66-69. Rob Gray Jr (20), Damyean Dotson (20) and Devonta Pollard (19) combined for 59 of the Cougars’ points in the loss. …

The intensity was high as the Houston Cougars hosted their conference rival, Temple Owls, for a chance to move up the ladder in the American Athletic Conference Sunday evening. “Tonight, it was just two good teams,” said Houston head coach Kelvin Sampson. “They came out and staggered us early in …

The chant “Let’s go, Cougars!” echoed loudly inside Hofheinz Pavilion as fans stood on their feet, cheering as Devonta Pollard rallied the Houston Cougars against the Southern Methodist Mustangs, Monday night. Suffering a defeat against SMU less than two weeks ago, in Dallas, the Cougars were determined  to not let …

The UH Cougars get revenge and pull off the upset as they drop #12 SMU at home, 71-68. Devonta Pollard scored 23 points and grabbed 7 rebounds to give Houston their biggest win in years. Photos by Andre Brooks

The Houston Cougars Men’s Basketball team, led by senior forward Devonta Pollard and junior guard Damyean Dotson, powered their way past UT-Rio Grande Valley Vaqueros (2-3) 78-65, collecting their fourth-straight victory of the season. Down 45-41 early in the second half, Pollard ignited the Cougars offense with power plays around …

Houston head coach, Kelvin Sampson, had the Cougars firing on all cylinders against the Florida A&M Rattlers on Saturday night. While guards Ronnie Johnson and Galen Robinson JR combined for 37 points, 12 assists, four steal and no turnovers, the Cougars’ defense managed to discombobulate the Rattlers throughout the night- …

7 transfers make their debut for the Houston Cougars as they host the PVAMU Panthers for their season-opener. East Mississippi transfer, Devonta Pollard, led the way with 25 points, nine rebounds, three blocks and three steals in the 110-69 win. Photos by Maria Aguilera