College basketball roundup: No. 21 Houston improves to 12-0, routing winless Coppin St
Corey Davis had 16 points, Breaon Brady added 13 and No. 21 Houston beat winless Coppin State 75-44 on Sunday to improve to 12-0 and extend the nation’s longest home winning streak to 25.
Davis was 4 of 9 from 3-point range, and Brady was 6 of 8 from the field. Armoni Brooks added 10 points and nine rebounds to help the Cougars remain one of five undefeated Division I teams.
Houston took over the longest home winning streak Saturday night when Montana beat South Dakota State to end the Jackrabbits’ home streak at 26.
Cedric Council had nine points and 12 rebounds for Coppin State, at 0-14 one of two remaining winless teams. The Eagles shot 22 percent.
After Council hit a 3-pointer to cut Houston’s lead to 20-13, the Cougars had a 15-5 spurt to open a 17-point lead. Brady had seven points in the run.
Houston led 37-22 at the half, and the Eagles got no closer than 14 in the second half.
Cal State Northridge 81, Rider 80: Darius Brown II made two free throws with 11 seconds left, and the Matadors (5-8) hung on for a victory in the Las Vegas Classic. Rider (5-6) had two chances to win in the final seconds, but Jordan Allen’s shot was blocked and Tyere Marshall’s put-back attempt was no good.
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