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2017–18 Houston Cougars men's basketball team

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2017–18 Houston Cougars men's basketball
Houston Cougars primary logo.svg
NCAA Tournament, Second Round
Ranking
CoachesNo. 22
APNo. 21
2017–18 record27–8 (14–4 AAC)
Head coachKelvin Sampson (4th season)
Assistant coaches
Home arenaH&PE Arena (temporary arena)
Seasons
2017–18 American Athletic Conference men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
No. 6 Cincinnati 16 2   .889     31 5   .861
No. 21 Houston 14 4   .778     27 8   .771
No. 16 Wichita State 14 4   .778     25 8   .758
Tulsa 12 6   .667     19 12   .613
Memphis 10 8   .556     21 13   .618
UCF 9 9   .500     19 13   .594
Temple 8 10   .444     17 16   .515
UConn 7 11   .389     14 18   .438
SMU 6 12   .333     17 16   .515
Tulane 5 13   .278     14 17   .452
East Carolina 4 14   .222     10 20   .333
South Florida 3 15   .167     10 22   .313
2018 AAC Tournament winner
Rankings from AP Poll

The 2017–18 Houston Cougars men's basketball team represented the University of Houston during the 2017–18 NCAA Division I men's basketball season. The Cougars were led by fourth-year head coach Kelvin Sampson as members of the American Athletic Conference. Due to renovations to the Cougars home arena, Hofheinz Pavilion, they played their home games at the H&PE Arena on the campus of Texas Southern University.

The Cougars ended the season with a record of 27–8. They tied for second place in regular-season conference play with a record of 14–4. As the No. 3 seed in the AAC tournament, Houston advanced to the final game, losing 56–55 to the Cincinnati Bearcats. The Cougars earned a No. 6 seed in the West Regional of the NCAA Tournament, where they advanced to the second round before falling to the Michigan Wolverines by a score of 64–63.

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Contents

Previous season

The Cougars finished the 2016–17 season 21–11, 12–6 in AAC play to finish in third place. They lost to UConn in the quarterfinals of the AAC Tournament.[1] They received an at-large bid to the National Invitation Tournament as a No. 2 seed and lost in the first round to Akron.[2]

Offseason

Departures

Name Number Pos. Height Weight Year Hometown Reason for departure
Danrad Knowles 0 F 6'10" 200 RS Senior Nassau, Bahamas Graduated
Xavier Durpree 1 F 6'9" 210 Senior Houston, TX Graduated
Morris Dunnigan 5 G 6'3" 195 Junior Joliet, IL Transferred
Bertrand Nkali 13 C 6'9" 235 RS Senior Bertoua, Cameroon Graduated
Damyean Dotson 21 G 6'5" 210 RS Senior Houston, TX Graduated
Kyler Meyer 33 C 6'10" 230 RS Senior Atlanta, GA Graduated

Incoming Transfers

Name Number Pos. Height Weight Year Hometown Previous School
Corey Davis 5 G 6'2" 175 Junior Lafayette, LA Junior college transferred from San Jacinto College
Nura Zanna 13 F 6'7" 240 RS Senior Kaduna, Nigeria Transferred from LIU Brooklyn. Will be eligible to play since Zanna graduated from LIU Brooklyn.
Gabe Grant 20 F 6'6" 220 Junior Chicago, IL Junior college transferred from Three Rivers CC
Breaon Brady 24 F 6'8" 230 Junior Akron, OH Junior college transferred from Saddleback College

Class of 2017 signees

US college sports recruiting information for high school athletes
Name Hometown High school / college Height Weight Commit date
Fabian White
#25 PF
Humble, TX Atascocita High School 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 210 lb (95 kg) Sep 11, 2016 
Recruiting star ratings: Scout:
3/5 stars
   Rivals:
3/5 stars
   247SportsN/A    ESPN grade: 82
Michael Adewunmi
SG
Mansfield, TX Lake Ridge High School 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 190 lb (86 kg) Aug 1, 2016 
Recruiting star ratings: ScoutN/A   Rivals:
3/5 stars
   247SportsN/A    ESPN grade: NR
Cedric Alley
PF
Houston, TX Klein Forest High School 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 215 lb (98 kg) Apr 1, 2017 
Recruiting star ratings: Scout:
3/5 stars
   RivalsN/A   247SportsN/A    ESPN grade: NR
Overall recruiting rankings: Scout: NR   Rivals: NR  ESPN: NR
  • Note: In many cases, Scout, Rivals, 247Sports, and ESPN may conflict in their listings of height and weight.
  • In these cases, the average was taken. ESPN grades are on a 100-point scale.

Sources:

  • "Houston Basketball Commitment List". Rivals.com. Retrieved 2017-09-18.
  • "2017 Houston Basketball Commitment List". Scout.com. Retrieved 2017-09-18.
  • "ESPN". ESPN.com. Retrieved 2017-09-18.
  • "Scout.com Team Recruiting Rankings". Scout.com. Retrieved 2017-09-18.
  • "2017 Team Ranking". Rivals.com. Retrieved 2017-09-18.

Class of 2018 signees

Roster

2017–18 Houston Cougars men's basketball team
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Height Weight Year Previous school Hometown
C 1 Chris Harris Jr. 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) 240 lb (109 kg) RS So San Jacinto High School Houston, Texas
G 2 Mike Adewunmi 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 210 lb (95 kg) Fr Lake Ridge High School Mansfield, Texas
G 3 Armoni Brooks 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 185 lb (84 kg) So McNeil High School Round Rock, Texas
G 5 Corey Davis Jr. 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) 190 lb (86 kg) Jr San Jacinto College Lafayette, Louisiana
G 12 Wes VanBeck (W) 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 195 lb (88 kg) Sr Westside High School Houston, Texas
F 13 Nura Zanna 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 240 lb (109 kg) RS Sr LIU Brooklyn Kaduna, Nigeria
F 15 Devin Davis 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 225 lb (102 kg) RS Sr Odessa College Indianapolis, Indiana
F 20 Gabe Grant 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 220 lb (100 kg) Jr Three Rivers Community College Chicago, Illinois
F 23 Cedrick Alley Jr. 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 235 lb (107 kg) Fr Klein Forest High School Houston, Texas
F 24 Breaon Brady 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 250 lb (113 kg) Jr Saddleback College Akron, Ohio
G 25 Galen Robinson Jr. 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) 190 lb (86 kg) Jr Westbury Christian School Houston, Texas
C 30 Caleb Broodo (W) 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 210 lb (95 kg) Fr Dow High School Midland, Michigan
C 31 Valentine Sangoyomi 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 240 lb (109 kg) RS Jr Northern Oklahoma College Lagos, Nigeria
G 32 Rob Gray 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) 185 lb (84 kg) RS Sr Howard College Forest City, North Carolina
F 35 Fabian White Jr. 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 210 lb (95 kg) Fr Atascocita High School Atascocita, Texas
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • (W) Walk-on

Roster

Schedule and results

Date
time, TV
Rank# Opponent# Result Record High points High rebounds High assists Site (attendance)
city, state
Exhibition
October 21, 2017*
12:00 pm
at Baylor
Hurricane Harvey Relief Exhibition
W 81–78 
 25  Gray   6  White   11  Gray  Ferrell Center (2,551)
Waco, TX
November 5, 2017*
3:00 pm
Angelo State W 97–80 
 13  Harris/Zanna   9  White   5  C. Davis/Gray  H&PE Arena 
Houston, TX
Non-conference regular season
November 10, 2017*
7:00 pm, ESPN3
McNeese State W 81–53  1–0
 22  Brooks   10  Brady   5  C. Davis/D. Davis/Robinson  H&PE Arena (3,241)
Houston, TX
November 17, 2017*
2:30 pm, FloHoops
vs. Drexel
Paradise Jam quarterfinals
L 80–84  1–1
 37  Gray   9  Zanna   5  Robinson  Vines Center (1,022)
Lynchburg, VA
November 18, 2017*
11:00 am, FloHoops
vs. Liberty
Paradise Jam
W 68–66  2–1
 19  Gray   11  Brady   3  Gray  Vines Center (815)
Lynchburg, VA
November 19, 2017*
1:30 p.m., FloHoops
vs. Wake Forest
Paradise Jam
W 78–73  3–1
 23  Gray   11  Zanna   5  Robinson  Vines Center (655)
Lynchburg, VA
November 25, 2017*
7:00 pm
Incarnate Word W 97–58  4–1
 16  Gray/VanBeck   12  White   7  C. Davis  H&PE Arena (2,724)
Houston, TX
November 29, 2017*
7:00 pm
New Orleans W 75–66  5–1
 23  Gray   6  D. Davis/White   8  Gray  H&PE Arena (2,586)
Houston, TX
December 2, 2017*
6:30 pm, CBSSN
Arkansas W 91–65  6–1
 28  D. Davis   10  D. Davis   9  Robinson  H&PE Arena (4,186)
Houston, TX
December 6, 2017*
11:00 am, ESPN3
Fairfield W 88–66  7–1
 20  Gray   9  D. Davis   4  Robinson  H&PE Arena (3,548)
Houston, TX
December 9, 2017*
7:00 pm, Stadium
at Saint Louis W 77–58  8–1
 24  Gray   6  Brady/Gray   2  VanBeck  Chaifetz Arena (6,014)
St. Louis, MO
December 13, 2017*
7:00 pm, SECN
at LSU L 77–80  8–2
 20  C. Davis/Gray   7  D. Davis   7  Gray  Maravich Center (8,449)
Baton Rouge, LA
December 17, 2017*
3:00 pm
Prairie View A&M W 92–72  9–2
 24  Brooks   7  D. Davis   6  Robinson  H&PE Arena (2,788)
Houston, TX
December 20, 2017*
6:00 pm, ESPNU
vs. Providence
Hall of Fame Holiday Showcase
W 70–59  10–2
 24  Gray   9  D. Davis   6  Robinson  Mohegan Sun Arena (5,518)
Uncasville, CT
AAC regular season
December 28, 2017
6:00 pm, ESPNews
at South Florida W 79–60  11–2
(1–0)
 15  C. Davis   8  Brady   5  Robinson  USF Sun Dome (2,273)
Tampa, FL
December 30, 2017
5:00 pm, ESPNU
Temple W 76–73  12–2
(2–0)
 21  Brady   9  Brady   3  C. Davis/Gray/Robinson  H&PE Arena (3,370)
Houston, TX
January 4, 2018
6:00 pm, ESPN
at No. 9 Wichita State L 63–81  12–3
(2–1)
 13  Gray   6  Sangoyomi/VanBeck   5  C. Davis  Charles Koch Arena (10,506)
Wichita, KS
January 11, 2018
6:00 pm, ESPNU
Tulsa W 104–71  13–3
(3–1)
 34  Gray   8  D. Davis   8  Gray  H&PE Arena (2,666)
Houston, TX
January 14, 2018
1:00 pm, ESPN3
at East Carolina W 65–49  14–3
(4–1)
 20  C. Davis   6  VanBeck/White   9  Gray  Williams Arena (3,549)
Greenville, NC
January 17, 2018
7:00 pm, ESPNews
at Tulane L 72–81  14–4
(4–2)
 24  Gray   7  VanBeck   5  Gray  Devlin Fieldhouse (2,301)
New Orleans, LA
January 20, 2018
11:00 am, ESPNU
No. 7 Wichita State W 73–59  15–4
(5–2)
 24  Gray   8  C. Davis   4  Gray  H&PE Arena (5,708)
Houston, TX
January 28, 2018
2:00 pm, ESPN3
South Florida W 63–40  16–4
(6–2)
 17  C. Davis   11  White   6  Gray  H&PE Arena (3,121)
Houston, TX
January 31, 2018
6:00 pm, CBSSN
at No. 8 Cincinnati L 70–80  16–5
(6–3)
 18  C. Davis   9  D. Davis   6  Gray  BB&T Arena (8,885)
Highland Heights, KY
February 3, 2018
11:00 am, ESPNU
at UCF W 69–65  17–5
(7–3)
 20  Gray   9  Brady   5  Gray  CFE Arena (4,301)
Orlando, FL
February 8, 2018
8:00 pm, ESPN2
SMU W 67–58  18–5
(8–3)
 23  Brooks   10  Brooks   7  Gray  H&PE Arena (3,547)
Houston, TX
February 11, 2018
5:00 pm, ESPNU
Tulane W 73–42  19–5
(9–3)
 16  D. Davis   11  Brooks   5  Robinson  H&PE Arena (2,902)
Houston, TX
February 15, 2018
6:00 pm, CBSSN
No. 5 Cincinnati W 67–62  20–5
(10–3)
 16  C. Davis/D. Davis   10  D. Davis   6  Robinson  H&PE Arena (5,363)
Houston, TX
February 18, 2018
3:00 pm, CBSSN
at Temple W 80–59  21–5
(11–3)
 20  C. Davis   11  D. Davis   7  Robinson  Liacouras Center (7,270)
Philadelphia, PA
February 22, 2018
8:00 pm, CBSSN
No. 23 at Memphis L 85–91  21–6
(11–4)
 30  Gray   9  Brady   7  Gray  FedEx Forum (6,536)
Memphis, TN
February 25, 2018
2:00 pm, ESPN3
No. 23 East Carolina W 109–58  22–6
(12–4)
 21  Brooks   9  White   11  Gray  H&PE Arena (3,602)
Houston, TX
February 28, 2018
8:00 pm, ESPN2
No. 25 at SMU W 69–56  23–6
(13–4)
 19  Gray   7  Brooks   9  Gray  Moody Coliseum (6,782)
Dallas, TX
March 4, 2018
3:00 pm, CBSSN
No. 25 UConn W 81–71  24–6
(14–4)
 30  Gray   8  D. Davis   4  Robinson  H&PE Arena (5,237)
Houston, TX
AAC Tournament
March 9, 2018
8:00 pm, ESPNU
(3) No. 21 vs. (6) UCF
Quarterfinals
W 84–56  25–6
 18  Robinson   7  D. Davis/White   6  Gray  Amway Center (8,680)
Orlando, FL
March 10, 2018
2:30 pm, CBS
(3) No. 21 vs. (2) No. 11 Wichita State
Semifinals
W 77–74  26–6
 33  Gray   9  Zanna   6  Robinson  Amway Center (8,644)
Orlando, FL
March 11, 2018
2:30 pm, CBS
(3) No. 21 vs. (1) No. 8 Cincinnati
Championship Game
L 55–56  26–7
 17  Gray   6  Zanna   5  Robinson  Amway Center (8,670)
Orlando, FL
NCAA Tournament
March 15, 2018*
6:40 pm, TBS
(6 W) No. 21 vs. (11 W) San Diego State
First Round
W 67–65  27–7
 39  Gray   9  D. Davis   2  C. Davis/Robinson  Intrust Bank Arena (14,019)
Wichita, KS
March 17, 2018*
9:02 pm, TBS
(6 W) No. 21 vs. (3 W) No. 7 Michigan
Second Round
L 63–64  27–8
 23  Gray   10  Gray   3  Gray/Robinson  Intrust Bank Arena (14,385)
Wichita, KS
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses. W=West.
All times are in Central Time.

Rankings

Ranking movements
Legend: ██ Increase in ranking. ██ Decrease in ranking.
NR = Not ranked. RV = Received votes. ( ) = First place votes.
Week
Poll Pre 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 Final 
AP NR NR NR NR RV NR NR NR NR NR NR RV RV RV RV 23 25 21 21 Not released 
Coaches NR NR^ NR NR NR RV NR NR NR NR NR NR RV RV RV 23 RV 21 19 22

^Coaches Poll did not release a Week 2 poll at the same time AP did.
*AP does not release post-NCAA tournament rankings.

References

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