NCAA Game Summary - Houston at San Jose State|
(Tuesday, November 13)
Final Score: Houston 77, San Jose State 75
San Jose, CA (Sports Network) - Behind 17 points apiece from TaShawn Thomas
and Joseph Young, the Houston Cougars survived a late rally from the San Jose
State Spartans to win, 77-75, at The Event Center.
Thomas also grabbed 10 rebounds for Houston (2-0), while Danuel House added 11
points and Brandon Morris chipped in 10 points and five assists..
For San Jose State (0-2), D.J. Brown led all scorers with 24 points and James
Kinney tallied a double-double with 19 points and 10 boards. Chris Cunningham
shot 7-of-11 from the field for 15 points.
With the game tied, 16-16, midway through the first half, Houston went on a
17-2 sprint it give it a sizeable cushion. The Cougars went into intermission
with a 44-26 advantage.
San Jose State clawed its way back into the game, ripping off a 17-6 run to
pull to within five points of the lead with just over a minute remaining, but
Houston was able to hold on by draining 8-of-10 from the foul line in the
final 46 seconds of the game.
The Spartans held a slight advantage on the boards, 40 to 38, and each team
dished out 16 assists.
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