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Paul Carcaterra ESPN Reporter 

Many believe Houston's Ed Oliver is the best Defensive Lineman in College Football. ESPN's Paul Carcaterra spends time with Ed, as well as brother and teammate Marcus Oliver.

Paul Biancardi Basketball Recruiting 

Espn 100 Nate Hinton makes his pledge to Kelvin Sampson and the Houston Cougars. Hinton has an all-around scoring game. Hinton had a strong summer campaign and is a big recruit for the Cougars.

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

ESPN 100 small forward Nate Hinton commits to Houston. No. 95 in 2018.

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UH jerseys to have 'Houston' instead of names

The Houston Cougars will pay tribute to those affected by Hurricane Harvey by replacing the nameplate on their jerseys with a "Houston" patch for Saturday's game against fellow Bayou City school Rice.

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44dMark Schlabach

Houston gets NCAA OK to aid Harvey victims

University of Houston officials have been granted a special waiver by the NCAA to begin distributing donated T-shirts and shoes to people affected by Hurricane Harvey. Cougars men's basketball coach Kelvin Sampson started the campaign on Twitter.

Sam Khan Jr. ESPN Staff Writer 

Houston basketball coach Kelvin Sampson estimated Monday that the T-shirt and shoe donation drive that he started on Twitter for Hurricane Harvey victims last week will bring in a projected 125,000 T-shirts and 20,000 pairs of shoes donated from other colleges.

Sampson overwhelmed by response to call for help (2:07)

Jeff Goodman ESPN Insider 

University Houston's Kelvin Sampson issues CHALLENGE to every college hoops coach: Donate 10 pairs of shoes and 20 shirts to victims who lost everything. Send to: 3480 Cullen Blvd, Houston TX 77204. "Today was the first day of school," Sampson told ESPN. "Many of these kids and families have nothing. Coaches have been calling asking what they can do to help. This would help."

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Nuggets to work out six Monday

The Nuggets announced they'll be hosting six prospects for a pre-draft workout on Monday: Colorado G Derrick White, Central Florida G Matt Williams, Clemson F Jaron Blossomgame, South Carolina G P.J. Dozier, Syracuse G Andrew White and Houston G Damyean Dotson.

Damyean Dotson draft highlights (0:26)
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Pacers' eighth pre-draft workout set for Thursday

The Indiana Pacers will host Clemson F Jaron Blossomgame, Houston G Damyean Dotson, Marquette C Luke Fischer, UNC F Justin Jackson, Vanderbilt F Luke Kornet and Louisville G Donovan Mitchell for a pre-draft workout Thursday.

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Lakers to work out six on Friday

The Los Angeles Lakers will host Houston G Damyean Dotson, Baylor F Johnathan Motley, SMU F Semi Ojeleye, BYU G L.J. Rose and South Carolina guards PJ Dozier and Sindarius Thornwell for a pre-draft workout on Friday.

ESPN staff  

The Raptors will host six players for pre-draft workouts on Tuesday in F Caleb Swanigan (Purdue), PG Nate Britt (North Carolina), G Scoochie Smith (Dayton), PG Austin Nichols (Virginia), SG Damyean Dotson (Houston) and SG Antonius Cleveland (SE Missouri). The Raptors hold the 23rd pick in the June 22nd NBA draft.

ESPN staff  

The Magic will be holding a pre-draft workout on Tuesday, with Purdue big man Caleb Swanigan and Cal big man Ivan Rabb headlining the participants, per the Orlando Sentinel. Villanova guard Josh Hart and Houston guard Damyean Dotson are also scheduled to be in attendance. Orlando currently has four selections (6th, 25th, 33rd and 35th) in June's draft.

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

List for UMass transfers DeJon Jarreau and Brison Gresham: Creighton, Houston, Oklahoma, Texas Tech, Seton Hall, Tulane and Wake Forest.


Johnson leads Akron to 78-75 NIT win over Houston

Isaiah Johnson scored 21 points and Noah Robotham made four free throws in the final 18 seconds to send Akron to a 78-75 victory over Houston on Wednesday night in a first-round NIT game, setting

Katie Richcreek ESPN 

Houston warming up for its quarterfinal matchup against UConn (9 EST on ESPNU). A win would give the Huskies a shot at Cincinnati in tomorrow's AAC Tournament semifinals

ESPN Stats and Information  

The difference between the American receiving two NCAA at-large bids or three depends almost entirely on Houston, according to Eamonn Brennan. ESPN's BPI gives the Cougars a 74 percent chance to knock off defending AAC tournament champion UConn in Hartford. (9 p.m. ET on ESPNU/WatchESPN)

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

I think Kansas State and Vanderbilt are the only "win and lock up a bid" teams today. Rhode Island, Houston, Cal, Georgia, Indiana, TCU have to win to stay in the conversation.

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230dEamonn Brennan

Bubble Watch: Houston has work to do in Hartford

The AAC's chance of receiving three bids rests almost entirely on Houston, which will face the UConn-USF winner in its first conference tournament game.

Team Stats

Points Per Game73.7165th
Rebounds Per Game35.5193rd
Assists Per Game12.7231st
Points Allowed64.930th

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Tournament History

Final Fours5
Tournament Record26-24
Championship SeasonsNone
Tournament Appearances19