The Houston Cougars need a win at home against current C-USA basketball power Southern Miss.
Might not be the days of Phi Slama Jama at the UH or Ricky Pierce at Rice. But these cross town rivals still understand pride and what it means to have City of Houston bragging rights.
Cougars are back at work on Saturday after a 7-day break against a team that beat them by 20 points three weeks ago.
The Cougars need a conference road win and the Ponies need a conference home victory. Therefore, both are desperate.
The nation’s second most winning team since 2005-06 visits Hofheinz Pavilion Saturday night and has hometown flair written all over it.
The Houston Cougars look to bounce back on the road against UCF after a loss at UTEP on Saturday. The Knights are without their Head Coach but are still 12-3 on the season.