Texas State-San Marcos vs Houston

Houston 94, Texas St. 71


HOUSTON (AP) - Joseph Young scored 25 points and TaShawn Thomas added 16 points and 16 rebounds as Houston topped Texas State 94-71 on Friday night.

Alandise Harris had 17 points and Jonathon Simmons 15 points and nine rebounds for the Cougars (8-5), who won their fourth straight game and avenged an 81-78 defeat at Texas State on Dec. 6.

Matt Staff scored 16 points and Reid Koenen 12 for the Bobcats (7-6).

Houston shot 53.8 percent (35 of 65) from the floor and made 11 of its 18 attempts from 3-point range. The Cougars enjoyed a 52-25 rebounding advantage.

Young had seven points and Harris six during a 19-5 run over a 5:15 second-half stretch that gave Houston permanent control. A dunk by Thomas ended the surge and gave the Cougars a 70-50 lead with 10:04 remaining.

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Texas State-San Marcos Bobcats
M. Staff, F275-114-451316
R. Koenen, F233-96-720312
B. Ybarra, F195-110-051011
W. Davis, G241-52-31504
V. Jones, G230-51-21431
J. Bowman222-30-00004
E. Rios174-80-011110
T. Jones142-50-01004
B. Brown122-42-22036
N. Hinton80-00-00040
G. Ball60-20-01040
D. Bachus40-10-01110
J. Kirschke11-10-00003
Totals 25-6515-1825132271
Houston Cougars
T. Thomas, F297-102-5160216
A. Harris, F257-112-451417
J. Simmons, G354-124-593015
D. Thibodeaux, G344-110-053211
J. Thompson, G200-30-01440
J. Young299-123-533325
L. Gibson131-22-37144
K. Van Slyke133-40-02046
J. Jones20-00-00220
Totals 35-6513-2252172594
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Nicholls St.7-1114-17253
Abil Chr.7-1113-16289
Nwestern St.7-1113-16306
Incarn Word7-1112-17303
C. Arkansas7-118-24311
McNeese St.4-147-22315

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