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.

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