Houston vs San Jose State

Houston 77, San Jose St. 75

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SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) - TaShawn Thomas and Joseph Young scored 17 points each, and Houston had clutch free-throw shooting down the stretch to hold off San Jose State for a 77-75 victory on Tuesday night.

Danuel House had 11 points for the Cougars (2-0), who protected their late lead by going 8 for 10 from the line in the last 46 seconds.

D.J. Brown scored 24 points and James Kinney had 19 points and 10 rebounds for the Spartans (0-2).

Houston led 44-26 at halftime, but a 17-6 run brought San Jose State to within 69-64 with 1:08 remaining. But with the Spartans forced to foul, the Cougars capitalized.

Brandon Morris had 10 points, and Thomas added 10 rebounds for Houston.

Chris Cunningham scored 15 points for San Jose State.

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San Jose State (0-2)264975

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Houston Cougars
T. Thomas, F377-233-5100217
J. Stiggers, F253-62-44029
L. Gibson, C101-20-01142
J. Thompson, G273-52-21539
B. Morris, G233-62-255010
J. Young256-115-652117
D. House164-62-432411
V. Izundu141-20-04022
M. McLean140-00-03140
T. Womack90-00-01000
Totals 28-6116-2338162277
 45.9%69.6% 
San Jose State Spartans
C. Cunningham, F337-111-352515
C. Jones, F191-31-22213
A. Brown, C273-70-27226
D. Brown, G387-137-745424
J. Kinney, G367-231-1101219
X. Jones211-43-63225
S. Smith141-21-22223
L. Pennington80-30-11040
L. Garrett20-00-00000
J. Williams20-00-01000
Totals 27-6614-2440162275
 40.9%58.3% 
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TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Temple14-421-1259
SMU13-525-513
Houston12-622-1088
Cincinnati12-622-1148
Tulsa12-620-1258
UConn11-725-1132
Memphis8-1019-15139
UCF6-1212-18219
E. Carolina4-1412-20217
So. Florida4-148-25229
Tulane3-1512-22231

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San Diego St16-228-1041
Fresno St.13-525-1066
Boise St.11-720-12101
Nevada10-824-14118
New Mexico10-817-15141
UNLV8-1018-15147
Colorado St.8-1018-16181
Utah St.7-1116-15153
Wyoming7-1114-18187
Air Force5-1314-18226
San Jose St.4-149-22301
 
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