Tulane vs. Houston: Recap, Stats, and Box Score

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Tulane vs. Houston: Recap, Stats, and Box Score
Tulane 88
(16-8, 3-6 away)
Houston 85
(14-8, 10-4 home)
Venue: Hofheinz Pavilion
2:00PM ET / 11:00AM PT, February 09, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Tulane 34 54 88
Houston 48 37 85
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Tulane R Tarrant 27 J Davis 12 R Tarrant 6
Houston J Young 26 T Thomas 8 D House 6

Houston suffered a close loss to Tulane 88-85 in conference play on Saturday, February 9th. Houston led 48-34 at the half, but Tulane was able to come back in the second half and secure the victory. Joseph Young put up a team-high 26 points plus five assists in a losing effort. TaShawn Thomas also had an excellent game, scoring 20 points and adding eight rebounds. For the Green Wave, Ricky Tarrant finished with a game-high 27 points and six assists. Houston (13-8, 3-6 C-USA) takes on Texas-El Paso (13-8, 6-2 C-USA) on Wednesday, February 13th on their home court.

Houston Game Notes

  • The Cougars have been unlucky three times this season in games decided by five or fewer points. Since 2007, Houston is 31-32 in close games.
  • Houston has lost 75 percent of the time this season (1-3) after committing 16 or more turnovers.
  • When the opposition records 31 or more field goals made this season, Houston has lost 100 percent of the time (0-6).
  • When the opposition shoots a field goal percentage of 47.0 percent or better this season, Houston has lost 75 percent of the time (2-6).
  • This is the fourth loss of the season where the Cougars opponent came back to win after being down at halftime.
  • This is the 14th game at home this season--UH has a 10.9 average scoring margin against opponents at home.
  • Joseph Young accounted for 30.5 percent of the team's points.
  • The top two rebounders (Danuel House and TaShawn Thomas) accounted for 45.7 percent of the rebounds.
  • Joseph Young has led the team in scoring in 10 out of 22 games this season.
  • This marks the 10th 20-point game of Joseph Young's career.
  • Joseph Young has 15 straight double-digit point games.
  • This marks the seventh 20-point game of TaShawn Thomas's career.
  • TaShawn Thomas has eight straight double-digit point games.
  • This was the first foul out of the season for TaShawn Thomas.
  • This was the first foul out of the season for Mikhail McLean.
  • This was the first foul out of the season for LeRon Barnes.

Tulane Game Notes

  • The Green Wave won this one, but have lost two times this season in games decided by five or fewer points. Since 2007, Tulane is 25-28 in close games.
  • Ricky Tarrant accounted for 30.6 percent of the team's points.
  • The top two rebounders (Josh Davis and Kendall Timmons) accounted for 50.0 percent of the rebounds.
  • Ricky Tarrant has led the team in scoring 10 times in 24 games this season.
  • Josh Davis has led the team in rebounding 21 times in 24 games this season.
  • This marks the 15th 20-point game of Ricky Tarrant's career.
  • This marks the ninth 20-point game of Josh Davis's career.
  • This was the first foul out of the season for Josh Davis.
  • Josh Davis recorded a double-double. It was his 13th this season and 25th of his career.
  • This marks the 13th 20-point game of Kendall Timmons's career.
  • This was the second foul out of the season for Trevante Drye.
TUL PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+Ricky Tarrant382756102
A+Kendall Timmons322292201
A+Josh Davis3421121003
BJordan Callahan22812201
BTrevante Drye21250100
C+Lotanna Nwogbo6410010
DKajon Mack15021001
DBen Cherry17020000
-Jay Hook9020001
-Louis Dabney3400100
-Kevin Thomas3000000
UH PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+Joseph Young352645102
A+TaShawn Thomas242082021
ADanuel House351086334
BJ. Stiggers23831100
B-Mikhail McLean17830001
C+LeRon Barnes11230000
CJ.J. Thompson251012005
C-Leon Gibson11021000
D-Tione Womack15001002
-Brandon Morris4100000

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