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NCAA Game Summary - Texas at Houston



(Wednesday, March 20)

Final Score: Houston 73, Texas 72

Houston, TX (Sports Network) - Danuel House connected on a jumper with 17 seconds left that proved to be the decisive blow as the Houston Cougars downed the Texas Longhorns, 73-72, in the first round of the College Basketball Invitational at Hofheinz Pavilion.

Joseph Young scored 18 points, TaShawn Thomas recorded a double-double with 15 points and 10 rebounds and House and Leon Gibson each added 11 points for Houston (20-12).

Julien Lewis had a game-high 25 points for Texas (16-18) while Myck Kabongo added 17 points and six assists and Prince Ibeh posted a double-double with 12 points and 11 rebounds to go with five blocks.

Both teams shot below 40 percent from the field in the first period. Houston led 37-31 at the break by netting a superior 35 percent to Texas' 32.4.

Houston had a 71-66 lead with 3:29 remaining in regulation but Lewis and Kabongo combined for six unanswered points to pull the Longhorns ahead, 72-71, with under a minute to play. The Cougars finally answered with House's game- winner. Texas had a chance to win at the end but Lewis missed a shot attempt with four seconds left and Ioannis Papapetrou turned the ball over after collecting the offensive rebound.

The game featured 14 lead changes. Houston had an 11-6 edge in fast break points.

03/20 23:46:11 ET

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Scoreboard
Local
Final
CHR 1
DUR 4
 
7:05pm Tonight
CHR
DUR
 
Final
TAM 0
MIL 5
Final
NYM 11
PHI 2
Final
CIN 4
ARI 5
Final
MIA 3
WAS 4
Final
HOU 8
OAK 1
Final
SFG 7
PIT 5
Final
BAL 4
ANA 3
Final
CLE 2
SEA 0
Final
DET 7
CWS 2
Final
BOS 1
TOR 6
Final
CHC 4
COL 6
Final
TEX 3
NYY 2
Final
KAN 3
MIN 2
Final
LOS 3
ATL 2
Final
SDP 12
STL 1
1:08pm Today
DET
CWS
 
2:20pm Today
CHC
COL
 
3:40pm Today
SDP
STL
 
7:05pm Tonight
BAL
ANA
 
7:05pm Tonight
WAS
PHI
 
7:05pm Tonight
CLE
SEA
 
7:10pm Tonight
MIA
CIN
 
8:10pm Tonight
KAN
MIN
 
8:10pm Tonight
HOU
TOR
 
9:40pm Tonight
ARI
PIT
 
10:10pm Tonight
LOS
ATL
 
Final
CHR 1
DUR 4
 
7:05pm Tonight
CHR
DUR