Houston Rumors & News

  • Houston settles dispute over replacing historic Hofheinz Pavilion

    Sporting News - NCAAB "The University of Houston has reached an agreement on a new arena that will replace historic Hofheinz Pavilion, which has hosted the school's basketball games dating back to Hall of Famer Elvin Hayes' years, through the high-flying Phi Slama Jama era on through this upcoming 2016-17 season, the..." June 14

  • UH in the running for top basketball recruit Jarrett Allen

    Houston Chronicle "Jarrett Allen, one of the nation's top unsigned prep basketball players for the class of 2016, has narrowed his choices to the University of Houston and Texas, a source with knowledge of the process said Friday. Allen, a 6-10 center from St. Stephen's Episcopal in Austin, is a consensus..." April 29

  • Auburn lands graduate transfer PG Ronnie Johnson

    Alabama "Bruce Pearl is adding another piece to his 2016-17 Auburn basketball squad. Sources confirmed to AL.com that Houston point guard Ronnie Johnson will transfer to Auburn. The 6-foot, 180-pound graduate transfer will be eligible to play in the 2016-17 season. " April 25

  • Georgia Tech 81, Houston 62

    The Sports Xchange "Senior guards Marcus Georges-Hunt and Adam Smith combined for 39 points to lift Georgia Tech to an 81-62 win over Houston in the first round of the NIT on Wednesday in Atlanta. The fourth-seeded Yellow Jackets advance to a second-round matchup at top-seeded South Carolina. Smith scored..." March 17

  • Tulane 72, Houston 69

    The Sports Xchange "Sophomore forward Dylan Osetkowski had 18 points and eight rebounds, helping 10th-seeded Tulane upset second-seeded Houston 72-69 on Friday in the second round of the American Athletic Conference Tournament at the Amway Center in Orlando, Fla. Senior guard Louis Dabney scored 16 points for..." March 11

  • Houston 69, Cincinnati 56

    The Sports Xchange "Houston's Damyean Dotson and Rob Gray Jr. paced a balanced attack, and the host Cougars damaged short-handed Cincinnati's NCAA Tournament hopes with a 69-56 win Thursday. Dotson scored 13 points and grabbed seven rebounds, and Gray finished with 13 points for Houston (22-8, 12-6..." March 04

  • Houston 75, Connecticut 68

    The Sports Xchange "Damyean Dotson scored 12 of his 22 points in the second half, including a 3-pointer with 1:08 remaining, as Houston defeated Connecticut 75-68 on Sunday at Gampel Pavilion in Storrs, Conn. The Cougars (21-8, 11-6) outscored UConn 16-9 after the game was tied at 59 with 5:45 to play. Earlier..." February 28

  • Houston 88, Central Florida 61

    The Sports Xchange "Houston guard Damyean Dotson scored 17 points, leading the Cougars to an 88-61 rout of Central Florida on Wednesday in Orlando, Fla. Senior forward Devonta Pollard added 14 points and grabbed seven rebounds, and forward Danrad Knowles came off the bench to score 13 points for Houston (20-8,..." February 24

  • Temple 69, Houston 66

    The Sports Xchange "Sophomore forward Obi Enechionyia had a career night to help visiting Temple come back to beat Houston 69-66 on Sunday at Hofheinz Pavilion in Houston, Texas. Enechionyia had a career-high 26 points and seven rebounds for Temple (17-9, 11-3 American Athletic Conference). Junior guard Josh..." February 21

  • Houston 82, Tulane 69

    The Sports Xchange "Junior guard Damyean Dotson scored 19 points to lead visiting Houston to an 82-69 victory over Tulane on Wednesday night at Devlin Fieldhouse in New Orleans, La. Junior guard Ronnie Johnson scored 17 points for Houston (19-7, 9-5 American Athletic Conference). Sophomore guard Rob Gray Jr...." February 18

  • Houston 82, Central Florida 58

    The Sports Xchange "Senior forward Devonta Pollard scored 16 points to help Houston cruise to an 82-58 victory over Central Florida on Saturday in American Athletic Conference play at Houston. Junior forward Danrad Knowles and senior guard LeRon Barnes added 13 points apiece for the Cougars (18-7, 8-5 AAC), who..." February 13