COOGS’ HOUSE: No. 13 Cinco Ranch will be deadly in 2023
A YEAR AGO, CINCO RANCH WAS ONE WIN AWAY FROM ADVANCING TO THE UIL STATE VOLLEYBALL TOURNAMENT IN GARLAND. A loss to Tompkins ended the Cougars’ season in the Region III-6A Championship match. Now, Cinco Ranch will try and get back and beyond in 2023.
UH offensive tackle Patrick Paul looks forward to Friday’s bowl game, explains decision to remain in school, not declare for NFL draft
University of Houston left offensive tackle Patrick Paul expressed confidence in his decision to return to school for next season and not declare early for the NFL draft.
VYPEU: Photo Gallery Cy Creek Advances to Area
Monday February 14th, the Cypress Creek girl’s basketball team faced of the Westside Wolves at Delmar Fieldhouse. Both teams fought for the Bi-District Championship. The Cougars won over Westside with a score of 70-54, they will face off either Katy or Dulles in the area round of playoffs.
2021 VYPE Houston Volleyball Preview - The Dark Horses: Cinco Ranch Cougars
The Cougars were a surprise last season, climbing out of fourth place in a rough and rugged District 19-6A to make an inspiring run to the Regional Quarterfinals, where they fell to eventual state champion and district foe Seven Lakes.
Houston tops Oregon State, reaches 1st Final Four since ’84
Yes, Houston is going back to the Final Four for the first time since the famed “Phi Slama Jama” era after Monday night's 67-61 win against Oregon State. And Houston knocked down enough free throws late while holding Oregon State without a basket during a critical 3 1/2 minutes. Fittingly, it was DeJon Jarreau — the American Athletic Conference's defensive player of the year who led the effort that stymied Oregon State star Ethan Thompson — who was named the most outstanding player of the Midwest Region. “It was right there within our grasp with the effort we showed in the second half,” Oregon State coach Wayne Tinkle said. They held the Beavers to 35% shooting in the first half before Oregon State found some openings.
Houston’s defense locks in, beats Syracuse 62-46 in NCAAs
Now it's taken coach Kelvin Sampson's team somewhere new: the program's deepest NCAA Tournament run since the days of Olajuwon, Drexler and the famed “Phi Slama Jama." Quentin Grimes scored 14 points and Houston's defense locked down on surging Buddy Boeheim, helping the Cougars beat Syracuse 62-46 on Saturday night in the Sweet 16 while holding the Orange to their lowest point total in an NCAA Tournament game. That sent the second-seeded Cougars through to their first regional final in 37 years, earning a matchup with No. “It’s the best defense that that we’ve seen this year and they deserved to win,” coach Jim Boeheim said. Syracuse had shot at least 52% each time while making 29 3-pointers — but there would be no repeat of that unexpected 2016 Final Four run thanks to Houston's defense.
Grimes helps No. 2 seed Houston rally past Rutgers, 63-60
The Cougars play No. By the time the first half ended, and the Scarlet Knights had forged a 30-27 lead, Rutgers and Houston each had two regulars mired in foul trouble. AdChaney took a seat with his fourth with 15:45 left and the Scarlet Knights went on the attack. And by the time there was 10 minutes to go, the Scarlet Knights had meticulously built a 50-40 lead. UP NEXTThe Cougars play the Orange next weekend for a spot in the Elite Eight.
Juzang carries No. 11 UCLA past sixth-seeded BYU, 73-62
UCLA basketball players celebrate their win over BYU after a first-round game in the NCAA college basketball tournament at Hinkle Fieldhouse in Indianapolis, Saturday, March 20, 2021. 11 seed Bruins rally past Michigan State in the First Four, Juzang poured in 27 points against sixth-seeded BYU on Saturday night, carrying his team to a 73-62 victory and the second round of the East Region. This is the height of college basketball,” Juzang said, “and playing for the Bruins — I'm from Los Angeles. He's scouting Abilene Christian and he told me they would win,” UCLA coach Mick Cronin said. There's a number of things we can take from this game to get better,” BYU coach Mark Pope said.
Houston beats Cleveland State 87-56 as Sampson ties Wooden
(AP Photo/Doug McSchooler)(AP) – Quentin Grimes scored 18 points and Houston coach Kelvin Sampson tied John Wooden on the career victories list as the Cougars beat 15th-seeded Cleveland State 87-56 in the NCAA Tournament on Friday night. 2 seed Houston has won eight straight and will face seventh-seeded Clemson or 10th-seeded Rutgers in the Midwest Region's second round on Sunday. AdD'Moi Hodge scored 11 points and Torrey Patton had eight points and eight rebounds for the Vikings (19-9). Cleveland State had won at least one game in each of its two previous tourney appearances, beating Indiana (1986) and Wake Forest (2009). “That’s a one seed, I'm telling you,” Vikings coach Dennis Gates said.
Gonzaga completes season-long run at No. 1 in AP Top 25
1 overall seed in the NCAA Tournament on Sunday, will try to become the first unbeaten national champion since Indiana in 1976. Two of the last three — UNLV in 1990-91 and the 2015 Kentucky team — carried unbeaten records into the NCAA Tournament but lost in the Final Four. 1 seeds for the NCAA Tournament. 13 after winning the program's first Big 12 Tournament title. AdCONFERENCE WATCHThe Big 12 had a national-best six teams in the poll, with No.
GALLERY: No. 7 Houston takes AAC tourney with 91-54 win over Cincy
7 Houston beat Cincinnati 91-54 on Sunday in the third consecutive American Athletic Conference tournament championship game between the two teams. AdThe Bearcats had won the previous two AAC title game matchups before last year’s tournaments were canceled because of COVID-19 after Houston had won its second consecutive AAC regular-season title. This was the most lopsided AAC tournament final game, surpassing SMU's 15-point win over Cincinnati in 2017. The Bearcats got to their fourth consecutive AAC tournament title game with a 60-59 win over the top-seeded Shockers in their semifinal game Saturday. AdHouston: The Cougars are going to their third consecutive NCAA Tournament.
VYPE 2021 Baseball Preview: Public School #18 Cinco Ranch
Cinco Ranch was rolling in 2020 when COVID-19 hit. Disappointing, yes, but the Cougars could make some noise in District 19-6A this year. Cinco Ranch is blessed with pitching that includes Blake Hansen, Aidan Carnahan, Zach Royse, and Jacob Wiggins, who are able to take the ball from coach Brett Wallace at any time. The Ranch has never been past the second round of the postseason, so let's see if the Cougars can build a new culture starting in 2021. CLICK HERE TO PURCHASE 2021 VYPE BASEBALL/SOFTBALL MAGAZINECLICK HERE TO PURCHASE 2021 VYPE BASEBALL/SOFTBALL PHOTOSAdCLICK HERE TO VIEW FULL DIGITAL MAGAZINE
UH men’s basketball coach Kelvin Sampson signs contract extension through 2026-2027 season
Head coach Kelvin Sampson of the Houston Cougars looks on during a semifinal game of the 2018 AAC Basketball Championship against the Wichita State Shockers at Amway Center on March 10, 2018 in Orlando, Florida. HOUSTON – Kelvin Sampson isn’t leaving Houston anytime soon. Sampson, who is coming off his sixth consecutive 20-win season, has signed a contract extension with the University of Houston through the 2026-2027 season. “Kelvin is a great ambassador for our university and the city of Houston,” University of Houston Board of Regents Chairman and Rockets owner Tilman J. Fertitta said. Sampson and the Coogs are hoping for a deep run in the upcoming NCAA tournament.