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Men's Hoops

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Houston defeats USF 68-49. UH 16-4 overall, 6-1 in AAC this season. Next: 1/29, at ECU, 6 p.m. on ESPN3

Coogs' defense stifles USF

Jarreau and Mills lead Houston's come-from-behind win over UConn

Houston's defense stifles 16th-ranked Wichita State in 65-54 road win

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Rice loses heartbreaker to UTSA 90-88. Owls 9-13 overall, 1-8 in C-USA this season. Next: 2/1, at North Texas, 2 p.m., on ESPN+

Rice 88, vs UTSA 90

Rice 64, vs UTEP 72

Rice 59, at North Texas 79

HBU Huskies' men's basketball

HBU loses 102-89 at McNeese. HBU 1-16 overall, 1-7 in SLC this season. Next: 1/29, vs UIW, 7 p.m.

HBU 89, at McNeese 102

HBU 83, at McNeese 91

HBU 75, vs Sam Houston State 95

PV routts Mississippi Valley State, 102-83. PV 10-10 overall, 6-1 in SWAC this season. Next: 2/1, at Alabama State, 5 p.m.

PV 102, vs Mississippi Valley State 83

Prairie View 67, vs Arkansas-Pine Bluff 54

Prairie View 74, at Jackson State 60

Texas Southern University

Texas Southern defeats Arkansas-Pine Bluff, 68-57. TSU 9-11 overall, 6-1 in SWAC this season. Next: 2/1, vs Alabama A&M, 6:30 p.m.

TSU 68, vs Arkansas-Pine Bluff 57

Texas Southern 80, vs Mississippi Valley State 67

Texas Southern 68, at Grambling State 61

Conference USA men's hoops

UTEP's Bryson Williams and WKU's Taveion Hollingsworth C-USA Co-Players of the Week and Charlotte's Jahmir Young C-USA Freshman of the Week

UTSA's Jhivvan Jackson named C-USA Player of the Week and UAB's Jalen Benjamin named C-USA Freshman of the Week

FIU's Devon Andrews and WKU's Carson Williams named C-USA Co-Players of the Week; Charlotte's Jahmir Young named C-USA Freshman of the Week


John R. Wooden Award Announces 2019-20 Midseason Top 25 Watch List

NCAA NET rankings

Dan Gavitt, NCAA Senior VP of Basketball: "We're hopeful this is something that can grow into something even better in the future."


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Women's Hoops

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Coogs top Wichita State 64-56 in OT. Coogs 10-10 overall and 3-3 in The AAC this season. Next: 1/29, at USF, 6 p.m., ADN

Houston 64, vs Wichita State 56 in OT

Coogs 66, at Cincinnati 85

Gladney and Hill each score 22 in Houston's 72-63 win over ECU

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Rice holds off UTSA 74-62. Owls 13-7, 8-0 in C-USA this season. Next: 2/1, at North Texas, 3 p.m.

Owls 74, at UTSA 62

Rice 69, at UTEP 61

Nancy Mulkey named CUSA Co-Player of the Week

HBU Huskies' women's basketball

HBU loses 88-72 at McNeese. HBU 4-13, 0-8 in SLC this season. Next: 1/29, at UIW, 7 p.m.

HBU 72, at McNeese 88

HBU 78, vs Nicholls 84

HBU 69, vs Sam Houston State 97

Prairie View defeats Mississippi Valley State, 81-47. PV 6-13, 3-4 in SWAC this season. Next: 2/1, at Alabama State, 3 p.m.

Prairie View 81, vs Mississippi Valley State 47

PV 61, vs Arkansas-Pine Bluff 51

Prairie View 49, at Jackson State 53

Texas Southern University

Texas Southern edges Arkansas-Pine Bluff 78-77. TSU 11-7, 6-1 in SWAC this season. Next: 2/1, at Alabama A&M, 4 p.m.

TSU 78, vs Arkansas-Pine Bluff 77

TSU 88, vs Mississippi Valley State 58

TSU 89, at Grambling State 85

Conference USA women's hoops

Rice's Erica Ogwumike C-USA Player of the Week; UTSA's Mikayla Woods C-USA Freshman of the Week

ODU's Ajah Wayne and Rice's Nancy Mulkey named C-USA Co-Players of the Week and Middle Tennesse's Courtney Whitson named C-USA Freshman of the Week

La Tech's Keiunna Walker and Middle Tennessee's Aislynn Hayes CUSA Co-Players of the Week; FAU's Lotta Vehka-Aho C-USA Freshman of the Week Honors


The HRR's January 28th ballot for the Sport Tours International / Hoopfeed NCAA DI Top 25 Poll

Columbus, Phoenix, Portland and Tampa chosen as finalists for 2025 and 2026 Women’s Final Four host cities

The HRR's January 21st ballot for the Sport Tours International / Hoopfeed NCAA DI Top 25 Poll


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