Houston vs Texas-Rio Grande Valley

Houston beats Texas-Pan American 77-65


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EDINBURG, Texas (AP) TaShawn Thomas scored 19 points and pulled down a game-high 14 rebounds to lead Houston to a 77-65 win over Texas-Pan American Monday night.

L.J. Rose added 16 points and six assists while Danuel House scored 15 for the Cougars (2-0).

The Broncos (0-2) stayed with Houston for the majority of the game but faded down the stretch. UTPA's Javorn Farrell hit a pair of free throws to tie the game at 59 with 9:21 left in the game. That's when Houston made their move.

Jherrod Stiggers scored nine of his 11 points as the Cougars finished the game on an 18-6 run.

Houston finished the game shooting 52 percent, thanks in large point to 40 points in the paint.

Farrell scored 16 points for the Broncos while Shaquille Boga put up 15. Justin Leathers added 10 points and seven rebounds.

Houston is now 9-0 all-time against UTPA.

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