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Men's Hoops

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Houston defeats Wichita State, 65-54. UH 14-4 overall, 4-1 in AAC this season. Next: 1/23, vs UConn, 8 p.m. on ESPNU

Houston's defense stifles 16th-ranked Wichita State in 65-54 road win

PREVIEW: Houston Cougars at Wichita State Shockers

UH 61, at Tulsa 63

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Rice loses 79-59 at North Texas. Owls 9-11 overall, 1-6 in C-USA this season. Next: 1/23, vs UTEP, 7 p.m., on ESPN+

Rice 59, at North Texas 79

Rice 68, at Southern Miss 81

Rice 72, at La Tech 56

HBU Huskies' men's basketball

HBU loses 91-83 at Nicholls. HBU 1-15 overall, 1-6 in SLC this season. Next: 1/25, at McNeese, 3:30 p.m.

HBU 83, at McNeese 91

HBU 75, vs Sam Houston State 95

HBU 98, vs New Orleans 106

PV defeats Jackson State, 74-60. PV 8-10 overall, 4-1 in SWAC this season. Next: 1/25, vs Arkansas-Pine Bluff, 5:30 p.m.

Prairie View 74, at Jackson State 60

PV 64, at Grambling State 57

Prairie View 67, at Texas Southern 71

Texas Southern University

Texas Southern defeats Grambling State 68-61. TSU 7-11 overall, 4-1 in SWAC this season. Next: 1/25, vs Mississippi Valley State, 7:30 p.m.

Texas Southern 68, at Grambling State 61

TSU 77, at Jackson State 66

Texas Southern 71, vs Prairie View A&M 57

Conference USA men's hoops

UTEP's Bryson Williams and WKU's Taveion Hollingsworth C-USA Co-Players of the Week and Charlotte's Jahmir Young C-USA Freshman of the Week

UTSA's Jhivvan Jackson named C-USA Player of the Week and UAB's Jalen Benjamin named C-USA Freshman of the Week

FIU's Devon Andrews and WKU's Carson Williams named C-USA Co-Players of the Week; Charlotte's Jahmir Young named C-USA Freshman of the Week


John R. Wooden Award Announces 2019-20 Midseason Top 25 Watch List

NCAA NET rankings

Dan Gavitt, NCAA Senior VP of Basketball: "We're hopeful this is something that can grow into something even better in the future."


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Women's Hoops

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Coogs lost 85-66 at Ciincinnati. Coogs 9-10 overall and 2-3 in The AAC this season. Next: 1/25, vs Wichita State, 2 p.m., ESPN3

Coogs 66, at Cincinnati 85

Gladney and Hill each score 22 in Houston's 72-63 win over ECU

Houston 51, at UConn 91

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Rice tops Southern Miss, 75-64. Owls 11-6, 6-0 in C-USA this season. Next: 1/23, at UTEP, 8 p.m.

Nancy Mulkey named CUSA Co-Player of the Week

Owls 75, vs Southern Miss 64

Rice 60, vs La Tech 47

HBU Huskies' women's basketball

HBU loses 84-78 vs Nicholls. HBU 4-12, 0-7 in SLC this season. Next: 1/25, at McNeese, 1 p.m.

HBU 78, vs Nicholls 84

HBU 69, vs Sam Houston State 97

HBU 53, at Lamar 60

Prairie View loses close game at Jackson State, 53-49. PV 4-13, 1-4 in SWAC this season. Next: 1/25, vs Arkansas-Pine Bluff, 3 p.m.

Prairie View 49, at Jackson State 53

Prairie View 67, at State 54

PV 65, at Texas Southern 88

Texas Southern University

Texas Southern edges Grambling State 89-85. TSU 9-7, 4-1 in SWAC this season. Next: 1/25, vs Mississippi Valley State, 5:30 p.m.

TSU 89, at Grambling State 85

TSU 79, at Jackson State 81 in OT

TSU 88, vs Prairie View A&M 65

Conference USA women's hoops

ODU's Ajah Wayne and Rice's Nancy Mulkey named C-USA Co-Players of the Week and Middle Tennesse's Courtney Whitson named C-USA Freshman of the Week

La Tech's Keiunna Walker and Middle Tennessee's Aislynn Hayes CUSA Co-Players of the Week; FAU's Lotta Vehka-Aho C-USA Freshman of the Week Honors

Rice's Erica Ogwumike C-USA Player of the Week; Rice's Lauren Schwartz and UTSA's Mikayla Woods share C-USA Co-Freshman of the Week Honors


The HRR's January 21st ballot for the Sport Tours International / Hoopfeed NCAA DI Top 25 Poll

The HRR's January 14th ballot for the Sport Tours International / Hoopfeed NCAA DI Top 25 Poll

John R. Wooden Award Announces 2019-20 Midseason Top 25 Watch List


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