Mark, Sasser lead No. 14 Houston past Alcorn State 77-45

Asia's Tech News Daily

HOUSTON (AP) — Tramon Mark scored 18 points off the bench, Marcus Sasser had 17 points and a career-high six steals and No. 14 Houston defeated Alcorn State 77-45 on Monday night.

Kyler Edwards finished with 12 points and seven rebounds and Josh Carlton had 12 points for the Cougars (8-1), who have won four in a row. Houston shot 47% overall.

Houston forced Alcorn State (1-7) into 20 turnovers, which the Cougars turned into 30 points. During its winning streak, Houston is averaging over 30 points a game off turnovers.

The Cougars, who never trailed, won their 31st straight at home.

Dominic Brewton scored eight points and Darrious Agnew added seven points for the Braves. Alcorn State shot 31% from the field.

After cutting Houston’s lead to 19-12 on two free throws by Dontrell McQuarter with 7½ minutes remaining in the first half, the Cougars outscored Alcorn State 20-7 to take a 39-19 lead at the break. Carlton had six points in the run to end the half.

BIG PICTURE

Alcorn State: The Braves are in the middle of 16 straight road games to begin the season. … Alcorn State struggled with Houston’s size and was unable to get many close shots. The Braves were able to get to the free throw line but struggled there, hitting 11 of 20.

Houston: The Cougars started out slow, hitting two of 10 from the field to start the game before finishing the first half making 11 of their last 18 shots. … Houston owned the rebounding advantage 40-32 and had a 34-16 advantage in points in the paint.

DISHING IT OUT

Jamal Shead tied a career high with 11 assists as the Cougars dished out 18 assists on 27 baskets. Shead finished with five points and five rebounds with no turnovers.

MOVING UP THE CHARTS

With his 675th career win, Houston’s Kelvin Sampson moved into a tie for 35th with Denny Crum on the NCAA list for most coaching victories.

UP NEXT

Alcorn State: At Wichita State on Dec. 14.

Houston: At No. 9 Alabama on Saturday.

___

More AP college basketball: https://apnews.com/Collegebasketball and https://twitter.com/AP_Top25

Internet Explorer Channel Network
Asia's Tech News Daily
News Related

OTHER NEWS

Eminem, Snoop Dogg, Mary J. Blige and More Join Forces for Epic Super Bowl Halftime Trailer

Pepsi is gearing up for its highly anticipated Super Bowl Halftime Show with an epic trailer for this year’s performance. Entitled “The Call,” the promo follows Super Bowl LVI performers ... Read more »

Ask UTV Driver: Can-Am Cruise Control

We recently received an email from a reader with a unique problem. Dylon McDonald said they use their Can-Am Defender 6×6 to spray farm fields and wanted to know what ... Read more »

How do points work in Windjammers 2

© Provided by Progameguides Windjammers 2 is a fast-paced disc throwing sports game in which two opponents compete, similar to tennis. Normally, a match is played in two sets, both ... Read more »

Rauw Alejandro talks Rosalía romance, Jhay Cortez feud, and more on ‘Rolling Stone’ cover

© Provided by ¡Hola! Rauw Alejandro is Rolling Stone’s latest cover star. In his cover story for the famed music mag, the Puerto Rican singer discusses all of the challenges ... Read more »

Harlem Globetrotters 2022: Where to buy tickets, schedule, team roster

© DNY59 / Getty Ball tricks, dazzling dribbling, jaw-dropping full-court shots, gravity-defying dunks and hilarious hijinks. All of the above are what you’ll see when you go to a Harlem ... Read more »

Shawn Mendes looks sweaty and happy as he leaves the gym

It looks like Shawn Mendes had a really good workout. The songwriter and singer was photographed leaving the gym, looking happy and fit with a sleeveless shirt. RELATED: Shawn Mendes ... Read more »

Youngkin announces COVID plan discouraging mass testing, signs executive order to help hospitals

© Provided by WAVY Norfolk Youngkin announces COVID plan discouraging mass testing, signs executive order to help hospitals PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) — Virginia Gov. Glenn Youngkin announced a COVID plan ... Read more »

'Target Tammy' Filmed For 'Bullying' Cashiers Over Mask Mandate in Viral Video

© JEFF DEAN/Getty Images A man’s video showing a woman recording employees who reportedly asked her to wear a mask went viral on TikTok. Above, an anti-mask protestor holds up ... Read more »

UCLA vs. Utah odds, line: 2022 college basketball picks, Jan. 20 predictions from proven computer model

© Provided by CBS Sports Mar 20, 2019; Salt Lake City, UT, USA; General overall view of a basketball approaching the rim and net before the first round of the ... Read more »

When are the 2022 Winter Olympics? Beijing Games dates, info, opening ceremony

The XXIV Olympic Winter Games – or Winter Olympics – in Beijing are no doubt being held with a sense of controversy, with some wondering why the Games are being ... Read more »

Jury selection begins in federal trial of cops accused of aiding George Floyd's murder

© getty Jury selection begins in federal trial of cops accused of aiding George Floyd’s murder Jury selection began Thursday in the federal trial of three former Minneapolis police officers ... Read more »

Austria parliament approves mandatory Covid vaccination

© ALEX HALADA A man gets a Covid-19 jab at a vaccination station in Vienna on August 25, 2021; from February 2022, vaccinations against the virus will be mandatory for ... Read more »

Projected Bruins lines vs. Capitals: Game-time decision on Foligno

© Photo by Steve Babineau/NHLI via Getty Images The Boston Bruins host the Washington Capitals tonight, as they look to recover from a poor showing on Tuesday night and could ... Read more »

Evil Geniuses signs RUSH to complete CS:GO roster with Cloud9 reunion trio

© Provided by Dot Esports The worst kept secret in CS:GO has finally been fully revealed. Evil Geniuses has introduced its third and final signing of William “RUSH” Wierzba, completing ... Read more »

Jan. 6 Committee Requests Voluntary Interview with Ivanka Trump: 'You Were in the Oval Office'

© Provided by People ALEX EDELMAN/AFP via Getty Ivanka Trump The bipartisan House of Representatives committee investigating the deadly Jan. 6 Capitol riots last year announced Thursday that it is ... Read more »

GDC 2022 survey shows that game developers are interested in unionization, not interested in NFTs

© Provided by GamePur GDC published results from its annual State of the Game Industry survey on Thursday, which revealed that game developers are very interested in unionizing, but not ... Read more »

Jim Irsay: Comments about having all your chips in weren’t directed at Carson Wentz

Colts owner Jim Irsay released a video last week that discussed the team’s failure to make the playoffs that talked about allowing “doubt, fear, and a lack of faith” to ... Read more »

Twins elect Gardenhire, Gladden, Tovar to team Hall of Fame

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Twins will induct former manager Ron Gardenhire and former players Dan Gladden and César Tovar into the team’s Hall of Fame this summer. The Twins ... Read more »

Irving fined $25,000 by NBA for cursing at fan in Cleveland

NEW YORK (AP) — Brooklyn Nets guard Kyrie Irving was fined $25,000 by the NBA on Thursday for cursing at a fan in Cleveland. Irving’s comments to the fan during ... Read more »

Chelsea's unvaccinated players could miss Lille tie as Uefa confirm clubs must comply with local rules

© Provided by The Telegraph Thomas Tuchel. Uefa have confirmed that Champions League will have to comply with local rules on Covid vaccinations, which could lead to Chelsea’s unvaccinated players ... Read more »

NBA fines Brooklyn Nets guard Kyrie Irving for verbal altercation with Cavaliers fan

The NBA fined Brooklyn Nets guard Kyrie Irving $25,000 for obscene language directed toward a Cavaliers fan during the team’s recent game at Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse in Cleveland. The incident, ... Read more »

Pacifier recall: Mushie & Co recalls nearly 334,000 Frigg silicone pacifiers for choking hazard

Nearly 334,000 baby pacifiers are being recalled because they could pose a choking risk. According to the recall notice posted on the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission website, Mushie & ... Read more »

Rays say split-season plan with Montreal rejected by MLB

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — The Tampa Bay Rays’ proposed plan to split the season between Florida and Montreal has been rejected by Major League Baseball. Rays principal owner Stuart ... Read more »

US doctors transplant pig kidney into human body

Surgeons in Alabama transplanted a pig’s kidneys into a brain-dead man in a step-by-step rehearsal for operations they hope to try in living patients possibly later this year. (Jan. 20) Read more »

NBA DFS: Devin Booker and top DraftKings, FanDuel daily Fantasy basketball picks for Jan. 20, 2022

© Provided by CBS Sports The New York Knicks and New Orleans Pelicans were two of just four teams that weren’t on Wednesday’s NBA schedule, and they’ll meet tonight. With ... Read more »

After 2-year hiatus caused by COVID-19, Jazz Fest returns

The Associated PressFans cheer at the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival in New Orleans, Thursday, May 2, 2019. After a two-year hiatus brought on by the coronavirus pandemic, the ... Read more »

International flight turns around after passenger refuses to wear mask

Flight attendants speak on increase in assaults on planes See more videos What to watch next UP NEXT A passenger who allegedly refused to wear a mask disrupted a London-bound ... Read more »

Washington justices uphold $18M fine in GMO-labeling case

© Provided by Associated Press FILE – Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson talks to reporters, Monday, Aug. 26, 2019, during a news conference in Seattle. In a 5-4 decision Thursday, ... Read more »

Father of missing 7-year-old Harmony Montgomery is suspect in 2008 Massachusetts murder: report

Adam Montgomery, who seemingly either can’t or won’t tell people where his daughter, 7-year-old Harmony, has been for two years, has been linked to an unsolved 2008 murder. Montgomery is ... Read more »

Executive Privilege Is Lawless

© Graeme Sloan / Sipa USA / AP In a decision late yesterday, the Supreme Court ruled that former President Donald Trump had no power to assert executive privilege to ... Read more »

Dakota Johnson Calls Out Mom Melanie Griffith for Posting Photos Online Without Her Consent

Dakota Johnson's Drunken Escapades Are Fifty Shades of Hilarious See more videos What to watch next WHY Martha Stewart Broke Up With Anthony Hopkins in the '90s During an interview ... Read more »

Bills QB Josh Allen opens up about 'special' meeting with Bill Belichick after wild card victory

After quarterback Josh Allen and the Buffalo Bills decimated the New England Patriots in a 30-point blowout victory in their AFC wild-card game, a special visitor paid tribute to Allen ... Read more »

Vanderpump Rules' Raquel Leviss: I Could 'Count On' James Kennedy Before Split

© Provided by US Weekly Vanderpump Rules Star Raquel Leviss I Could Count On James Kennedy Before Split Looking back. Vanderpump Rules star Raquel Leviss recalled being able to “count ... Read more »

‘Your great-great-great-grandchildren will still be getting immunized against coronavirus’: This Mayo Clinic doctor says it’s too late to eradicate COVID-19

© Uncredited KEY WORDS Will we ever live in a world without COVID-19? As the pandemic enters Year 3, many people are wondering if and when COVID-19, the disease caused ... Read more »

'I won't give in to blackmail' - Dembele responds to Barca

© Pau BARRENA Barcelona are keen to keep Ousmane Dembele, despite his numerous injuries in recent years. Ousmane Dembele hit back at Barcelona on Thursday by saying he “won’t give ... Read more »

Leeds vs Newcastle live: How to watch live, stream link, team news

Newcastle and Leeds look to build off weekend results to steady their seasons in what will be an interesting clash of styles at Elland Road on Saturday (watch live, 10am ... Read more »

How to get the Giant Scarab Beetle in Roblox Adopt Me

© Provided by Progameguides There’s a new update in Adopt Me, but only for a limited time! During this desert update, there’s not just a beautiful new landscape. You can ... Read more »

Never say die Spurs delight Conte with Leicester late show

© Geoff Caddick Double Dutch: Steven Bergwijn scored twice in stoppage time to give Tottenham a 3-2 win over Leicester Antonio Conte said he saw the spirit he is trying ... Read more »

‘Good’ and ‘Poor’ IIHS Ratings Coming to Systems Like Tesla Autopilot

© Provided by The Drive Scrutiny of driver-assist tech like Tesla’s Autopilot has been growing over the past few years as vehicles equipped with SAE Level 2 assistance systems have ... Read more »
On free-english-test.com you will find lots of free English exam practice materials to help you improve your English skills: grammar, listening, reading, writing, ielts, toeic