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

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Houston vs. Tulane: Recap, Stats, and Box Score
Houston 96
(18-11, 5-7 away)
Tulane 94
(18-13, 14-4 home)
Venue: Fogelman Arena
8:00PM ET / 5:00PM PT, March 09, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Houston 43 53 96
Tulane 46 48 94
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Houston J Young 32 L Gibson 7 J Young 9
Tulane K Timmons 22 K Timmons 8 R Tarrant 5

In a high-scoring showdown, Tulane let one slip to Houston 96-94 in conference play. The Green Wave even the season series against Houston at 1-1 with the loss. The Green Wave got a team-high 22 points and eight rebounds from Kendall Timmons. Josh Davis also had a strong outing, scoring 21 points and adding seven rebounds. For the Cougars, Joseph Young finished with a career-high 32 points and nine assists.

Tulane Game Notes

  • The Green Wave have been unlucky five times this season in games decided by five or fewer points. Since 2007, Tulane is 25-31 in close games.
  • Tulane has lost 100 percent of the time this season (0-5) after committing 16 or more turnovers.
  • When the opposition shoots a three-point percentage of 50.0 percent or better this season, Tulane has lost 100 percent of the time (0-3).
  • When the opposition records 23 or more assists this season, Tulane has lost 100 percent of the time (0-3).
  • The Green Wave set a season high for free throws made (33).
  • The last time Tulane recorded at least 33 free throws made was Nov 20, 2001 against Centenary.
  • Tulane set a season low for blocks (zero).
  • Tulane has recorded fewer assists than their opponents for the past four games.
  • This is the fifth loss of the season where the Green Wave opponent came back to win after being down at halftime.
  • The top two scorers (Kendall Timmons and Josh Davis) accounted for 45.7 percent of the points.
  • The top two rebounders (Kendall Timmons and Josh Davis) accounted for 44.1 percent of the rebounds.
  • Kendall Timmons has led the team in rebounding in three out of 31 games this season.
  • This marks the 12th 20-point game of Josh Davis's career.
  • Josh Davis has three straight double-digit point games.
  • Jordan Callahan has three straight double-digit point games.
  • This marks the 14th 20-point game of Kendall Timmons's career.
  • Kendall Timmons had a career high with 11 free throws made.
  • This was the second foul out of the season for Ricky Tarrant.

Houston Game Notes

  • The Cougars won this one, but have lost four times this season in games decided by five or fewer points. Since 2007, Houston is 32-33 in close games.
  • Joseph Young recorded a team season high in points with 32 and assists with nine.
  • Joseph Young accounted for 33.3 percent of the team's points.
  • The top two rebounders (Brandon Morris and Leon Gibson) accounted for 53.8 percent of the rebounds.
  • The bench recorded more rebounds (14) than the starters (11).
  • Joseph Young has led the team in scoring 13 times in 29 games this season.
  • This marks the 15th 20-point game of Joseph Young's career.
  • Joseph Young has six straight 20+ point games.
  • Joseph Young set career highs with 32 points, nine field goals made, 13 free throws made, and nine assists.
  • TaShawn Thomas has three straight double-digit point games.
  • This was the second foul out of the season for TaShawn Thomas.
  • This was the second foul out of the season for Mikhail McLean.
UH PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+Joseph Young373229103
ALeon Gibson281474111
ATaShawn Thomas191413001
BJ. Stiggers181400101
BTione Womack28942102
B-Brandon Morris24073301
C+Mikhail McLean11521002
CDanuel House16421001
-LeRon Barnes8200000
-J.J. Thompson8200001
TUL PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+Kendall Timmons322282101
AJosh Davis372172204
AKajon Mack211631102
B-Ben Cherry231131102
B-Jordan Callahan351022202
C+Ricky Tarrant20545005
C+Trevante Drye13610100
CLouis Dabney14311000
-Jay Hook3000000

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