Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

College Sports

March 3, 2013

Hot-shooting Houston routs Herd

HOUSTON — TaShawn Thomas had 25 points and 14 rebounds and Houston surpassed 100 points for the second time this season, defeating Marshall 103-76 on Saturday.

Danuel House and Joseph Young added 23 points apiece for the Cougars (16-11, 5-9 Conference USA), who scored 106 points in a victory over Louisiana College.

Houston shot 60 percent from the field and hit 8 of 15 3-point attempts while snapping a three-game losing streak.

DeAndre Kane scored a game-high 27 points and Elijah Pittman had 22 for Marshall (12-17, 5-9), which has given up 100-plus points three times this season. Dennis Tinnon added 13 points and 12 rebounds.

The Herd went 7 of 31 from three-point range.

Houston scored the final nine points of the first half to take a 44-28 lead and increased that margin to as many as 32 points in the second half.

1
Text Only
College Sports
Local Sports
Sports Videos
Goodell backs Rice ban Andre Reed reflects on Hall of Fame Man with no arms throws first pitch Wade supports LeBron's decision Steelers feeling a sense of urgency in camp 5 things I think I think about the Atlanta Falcons Paul Breitner: We're sure Julian Green will be a great player for Bayern Reaction to Ray Rice's comments How the MLB Trade Deadline Will Affect the Postseason Recapping a Blockbuster MLB Trade Deadline Marshawn Lynch Ends Holdout - @TheBuzzeronFOX Dombrowski on bringing David Price to Detroit Pitch Invading Morons Cause Chaos - @TheBuzzeronFOX Tiger Woods: 1 on 1 3 Questions with Gary Payton: Kevin Love, Andrew Wiggins and Derrick Rose Players Only: Marcus Mariota's Course Load at Oregon How We Almost Got Johnny Cowboy Donald Sterling Loses The Clippers For Good - @TheBuzzeronFox Franklin talks leaving Vandy Staten Island Man's Emotional Dunk Over NYPD Car - @TheBuzzeronFOX
Pro Sports