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The Houston Cougars take a 2-game lead on the Villanova Wildcats, completing their first shutout of the season. John King, SP, had a dominant showing, allowing only 1 hit and striking out 9 in 6 innings pitched. Photos by Colby Deal

Houston Cougar Baseball opens up its season with a routing of the Villanova Wildcats in a 13-1 victory. Starting pitcher Andrew Lantrip allows only 2 hits, no runs and strikes out 5 batters in 6 innings pitched.

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 …

New faces stepped onto the diamond for the first time in a Houston uniform as the Houston Cougars opened their season against the Villanova Wildcats on Friday night at Darryl & Lori Schroeder Park. “We did well,” said Houston baseball head coach Todd Whitting. “A lot of new guys got …

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 …

Desperate for a win after dropping four straight games, head coach Kelvin Sampson knew he had to up the style of play against the Tulsa Golden Hurricane.  “When we left the meeting Sunday, we knew what we had to do and that was push the pace,” said Sampson. “We’re no …

The University of Houston Cougars drop back-to-back games for only the first time this season as they played host to conference-rival UConn Huskies, losing 69-57. Despite having three players in double-digit scoring, Houston drops to 13-4, 3-2 in conference play. Photos by Andre Brooks

The University of Houston Cougars lose a close one to the Southern Methodist Mustangs, falling 50-48 at home. Chyanne Butler scores a career-high 17 points, but it wasn’t enough as the Cougars drop their sixth straight. Photos by Andre Brooks

The visiting defending-champs, UConn Huskies, crush the Houston Cougars on their home floor, 76-37. 5 Huskies scored in double digits as UConn remains undefeated at 13-0. Photos by Andre Brooks

The Houston Cougars make easy work out of the Tulane Green Wave at home, dropping them 63-45. 3 different players score in double digits for the Cougars, as they win 5 straight games and improve to 13-2. Photos by Andre Brooks