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Brooks hits 6 3s, leads Houston past Alabama A&M, 101-54

HOUSTON (AP) Armoni Brooks tied his career best by knocking down six 3-pointers while putting up 24 points as Houston cruised past Alabama A&M 101-54 in the Cougars' season-opener Saturday night.

Named the 2018 Sixth Man of the Year, Brooks was 9 of 13 from the field, including 6 of 10 from distance.

Houston won its 16th straight home game at H&PE Arena while the Cougars new home, $60-million Fertitta Center, is nearing completion.

The Cougars shot 61 percent from the field (37 of 61) and were 15 of 30 from behind the stripe. Corey Davis Jr. finished with 22 points. Breaon Brady and Cedrick Alley Jr. added 12 and 11 points, respectively.

Andre Kennedy had 14 points to lead Alabama A&M, which fell to South Florida in its opener, 80-63. The Bulldogs will play their first six games on the road. They play Rice Sunday.

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Key Players
Min. Per Game
Pts. Per Game
Ast. Per Game
Reb. Per Game
Field Goal %
Three Point %
Free Throw %
Team Stats
Points 0 0
Field Goals 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
3-Pointers 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
Free Throws 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
Total Rebounds 0 0
Offensive 0 0
Defensive 0 0
Team 0 0
Assists 0 0
Steals 0 0
Blocks 0 0
Turnovers 0 0
Fouls 0 0
Technicals 0 0
12T
away team logo Alabama A&M 0-2 183654
home team logo Houston 1-0 4358101
Team Stats
away team logo Alabama A&M 0-2 60.6 PPG 35.7 RPG 12.0 APG
home team logo Houston 1-0 75.6 PPG 44.8 RPG 14.9 APG
Key Players
1
A. Kennedy 12.4 PPG 6.0 RPG 0.9 APG 48.7 FG%
5
C. Davis Jr. 16.7 PPG 3.2 RPG 2.7 APG 42.5 FG%
Top Scorers
PTS REB AST
PTS REB AST
0 FG% 0
0 3PT FG% 0
0 FT% 0
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Bench
Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Bench
Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB