It was a close game by halftime, and the Tulane Green Wave (1-5, 0-2 AAC) even took an early 22-17 lead over the Houston Cougars (5-1, 3-0) in third quarter, but the Cougars pulled together a furious rally of 24-straight unanswered points to knock off Tulane 40-22 to earn their fifth straight victory Thursday.
Despite heading onto the road as an underdog even with a better record, it didn’t faze the Houston Cougars (4-1, 2-0 AAC) when they thrashed the Tulsa Golden Hurricanes (1-4, 0-1 AAC) all over the place with true freshman Alton McCaskill running for three touchdowns in a 45-10 blowout victory Friday night.
Sports Editor James LaCombe picked No. 1 seed Gonzaga to win the 2021 men’s basketball tournament, and sports reporter Keenan Betz picked No. 2 seed Houston to win it all.
Bebe Galloway, a freshman from Galveston, led the Cardinals to a 2-0 week as the Big Red secured the fourth seed in the 2021 Southland Conference Basketball Tournament in Katy.
With games being canceled, Ball High alumna Sheridan Hopkins saw her college basketball career ended with business unfinished.
The Texas A&M Aggies scored 24 unanswered points to log a minor upset over the No. 25-ranked Oklahoma State Cowboys, 24-21, in the 2019 Texas Bowl at NRG Stadium on Friday.