NCAA Basketball

#11 Houston Cougars (33-4)


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@ Mem 
W 61-58
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vs. Cin 
L 57-69
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vs. GaSt 
W 84-55
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vs. OhioSt 
W 74-59
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Coach Kelvin Sampson signs extension to stay with Houston

HOUSTON (AP) Houston coach Kelvin Sampson has signed a contract extension through the 2024-25 season after helping the Cougars to their best season in 35 years.

The move comes after Sampson turned around a downtrodden program and led the Cougars to their first Sweet 16 since 1984. Houston lost to Kentucky 62-58 to end its season at 33-4, a school record for wins.

Terms were not released Thursday and the deal is subject to approval by school's regents.

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Leaders
Points: C. Davis Jr.17.0
Rebounds: A. Brooks6.3
Assists: G. Robinson Jr.4.9
FG%: C. Davis Jr.42.0%
FT%: C. Davis Jr.86.9%
3P%: A. Brooks39.0%
Steals: G. Robinson Jr.1.3
Blocks: B. Gresham1.3
AP Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Duke32-6
2 Virginia35-3
3 North Carolina29-7
4 Gonzaga33-4
5 Michigan State32-7
6 Tennessee31-6
7 Kentucky30-7
8 Michigan30-7
9 Texas Tech31-7
10 Florida State29-8
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Coaches Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Virginia35-3
2 Texas Tech31-7
3 Michigan State32-7
4 Duke32-6
5 Auburn30-10
6 Gonzaga33-4
7 Kentucky30-7
8 Purdue26-10
9 North Carolina29-7
10 Tennessee31-6
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American Athletic Conference Standings
 ConferenceOverall
  W-L W-L
11 Houston 16-2 33-4
22 Cincinnati 14-4 28-7
UCF 13-5 24-9
Temple 13-5 23-10
Memphis 11-7 22-14
Wichita State 10-8 22-15
South Florida 8-10 24-14
Tulsa 8-10 18-14
Connecticut 6-12 16-17
SMU 6-12 15-17
East Carolina 3-15 10-21
Tulane 0-18 4-27
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Offense (Rank)
Points: 75.3 (105)
Rebounds: 12.3 (32)
Assists: 14.8 (66)
FG%: 44.6% (166)
FT%: 70.3% (184)
3P%: 35.5% (116)
Defense (Rank)
Points: 61.0 (8)
Rebounds: 28.3 (17)
Assists: 10.1 (18)
FG%: 36.8% (8)
FT%: 69.4% (112)
3P%: 27.9% (8)
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Teams Score Time
Interleague
New York 4 F
Kansas City 1
New York   2:15pm
Kansas City  
American League
Cleveland 5 F
New York 6
Seattle 4 F
Toronto 3
Houston 4 F
Oakland 8
Detroit 0 F
Tampa Bay 1
Baltimore 0 F
Boston 4
Minnesota 10 9th
Texas 7
Chicago 5 7th
Los Angeles 2
Baltimore   1:05pm
Boston  
Cleveland   1:05pm
New York  
Seattle   1:07pm
Toronto  
Detroit   1:10pm
Tampa Bay  
Minnesota   3:05pm
Texas  
Chicago   4:07pm
Los Angeles  
Houston   4:07pm
Oakland  
National League
Chicago 2 F
Pittsburgh 0
St. Louis 1 F
Cincinnati 6
Milwaukee 12 13th
Washington 12
San Diego 5 F
Philadelphia 3
Los Angeles 3 F
Atlanta 4
Miami 4 F
Colorado 11
San Francisco 11 F
Arizona 6
San Diego   1:05pm
Philadelphia  
St. Louis   1:10pm
Cincinnati  
Los Angeles   1:20pm
Atlanta  
Milwaukee   1:35pm
Washington  
Miami   3:10pm
Colorado  
San Francisco   4:10pm
Arizona  
Chicago   7:10pm
Pittsburgh  
Teams Score Time
Cleveland 21 F
Indianapolis 18
New England 22 F
Tennessee 17
Kansas City 7 F
Pittsburgh 17
Detroit 23 F
Houston 30
Dallas 14 1:16 4th
Los Angeles 10
New Orleans   4:00pm
Los Angeles  
Seattle   8:00pm
Minnesota  
San Francisco   Mon 8:00pm
Denver  
BMW Championship
Pos Name Score Thru
1 Justin Thomas -21 12:20pm
2 Patrick Cantlay -15 12:20pm
2 Tony Finau -15 12:20pm
4 Rory Sabbatini -14 12:09pm
5 Jon Rahm -13 12:09pm
6 Corey Conners -12 11:58am
6 Lucas Glover -12 11:58am
6 Brandt Snedeker -12 12:09pm
9 Rickie Fowler -11 11:58am
MONSTER ENERGY NASCAR CUP SERIES AT BRISTOL
Pos # Name Start Pos
1 11 Denny Hamlin 1
2 95 Matt Dibenedetto 7
3 2 Brad Keselowski 13
4 18 Kyle Busch 31
5 9 Chase Elliott 6
6 42 Kyle Larson 2
7 14 Clint Bowyer 20
8 41 Daniel Suarez 18
9 1 Kurt Busch 4
NASCAR XFINITY SERIES AT BRISTOL
Pos # Name Start Pos
1 2 Tyler Reddick 38
2 98 Chase Briscoe 6
3 23 John Hunter Nemechek 9
4 51 Jeremy Clements 5
5 22 Austin Cindric 1
6 08 Gray Gaulding 13
7 61 Timmy Hill 21
8 7 Justin Allgaier 3
9 1 Michael Annett 15
NASCAR GANDER OUTDOORS TRUCK SERIES AT BRISTOL
Pos # Name Start Pos
1 24 Brett Moffitt 1
2 51 Chandler Smith 7
3 4 Ross Chastain 2
4 52 Stewart Friesen 3
5 98 Grant Enfinger 14
6 2 Sheldon Creed 24
7 88 Matt Crafton 11
8 99 Ben Rhodes 4
9 4 Todd Gilliland 17