2016 ScheduleAll times ET

2016 Schedule
8-4, 3rd in American Athletic - West
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Memphis's upset win in 15 seconds (0:15)
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Memphis upsets Houston in thriller (0:34)
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Houston v Memphis postgame breakdown on Memphis' offensive success with QB Riley Ferguson in the teams 48-44 upset win over Houston (1:49)
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Memphis QB Riley Ferguson talks about the teams performance to upset Houston in a 48-44 shootout on senior day (1:09)
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Memphis beats Houston with last-minute TD

Riley Ferguson found Anthony Miller, who fought his way into the end zone for 10-yard TD with 19 seconds left to give Memphis the 48-44 win over No. 20 Houston.

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Memphis retakes the lead with late Miller TD (1:11)
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Allen tip-toe's the sideline for go-ahead touchdown (1:24)
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Incredible catch gives Houston the lead

Greg Ward Jr. throws to Chance Allen, who gets his feet down in bounds for a 3-yard go-ahead TD. The 20th-ranked Cougars lead 44-41 with less than two minutes left on ABC.

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Memphis reclaims fourth-quarter lead

Riley Ferguson connects with Anthony Miller for a 35-yard TD. Memphis leads No. 20 Houston 41-37 with less than four minutes remaining on ABC.

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Ward Jr. rallies Houston to first lead

Greg Ward Jr. finds Linell Bonner, who takes it to the house for a 55-yard go-ahead TD. The 20th-ranked Cougars lead Memphis 37-34 in the fourth quarter on ABC.

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Houston chipping away at deficit

Ty Cummings' third field goal of the game helps No. 20 Houston inch closer. Memphis leads 34-30 early in the fourth quarter on ABC.

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Fake punt keeps Houston drive alive

On 4th-and-3 on the Cougars' own 37-yard line, punter Dane Roy moves the chains. The 20th-ranked Cougars added a field goal on the drive and now trail 34-27 at Memphis.

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Houston makes it a 10-point game

Greg Ward Jr. connects with Chance Allen for a 35-yard TD. The 20th-ranked Cougars now trail 34-24 at Memphis.

ESPN Stats and Information  

Thirty-four points are the most Houston has allowed in the first half of a game since Oct. 19, 2013, when the Cougars allowed 34 to BYU but led, 38-34. The last time Houston allowed 34 points in the first half and trailed was Nov. 29, 2008, when Rice had a 35-21 lead.

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Memphis head coach Mike Norvell talks about his teams first hlaf tempo and efficiency (0:38)
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Memphis pads lead over No. 20 Houston

Darrell Henderson refuses to come up short and powers his way into the end zone for a 2-yard TD. Memphis leads Houston 34-17.

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Houston answers with 29-yard TD

Having to keep pace with Memphis' high-flying offense, Houston QB Greg Ward Jr. hits Tyler McCloskey over the middle for a 29-yard TD. The 20th-ranked Cougars now trail 21-17.

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Three drives, three scores for Memphis

QB Riley Ferguson hits Phil Mayhue from two yards out to put the Tigers ahead 21-10 over No. 20 Houston in the first quarter.

ESPN Stats and Information  

Houston shouldn't be fazed by falling behind Memphis. The Cougars have trailed by double figures in the first half in each of the previous two years -- including by 20 last year -- but they rallied to beat the Tigers in both games.

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Houston cuts into early deficit

After Duke Catalon's 10-yard TD run, the 20th-ranked Cougars are within a score. Memphis leads 14-10 in the first quarter.

Team Stats

Passing Yards294.9Tied-20th
Rushing Yards166.578th
Points For39.517th
Points Against27.055th