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Houston Cougars Womens Basketball Tickets
Conference: American Athletic Conference
Home Games: Fertita Center
Location: Houston, Texas
Head Coach: Ronald Hughey
Houston Cougars Women's Basketball TicketsThe women's basketball team for the University of Houston competes in the NCAA's American Athletic Conference. The team officially began to play in the 1975-76 season under the direction of coach Connie Payne. The team could only find 14 opponents during its first season and was forced to face some opponents as many as four times. The Cougars women's basketball team ended its first year of play with an 11-18 record. The team joined the NCAA before the 1981-82 season. Since that time, the Cougars have appeared in the NCAA Tournament on five occasions. The most recent trip to college basketball's biggest end of the season tournament was in 2011. The Cougars were regular-season conference champion following both the 2004 and 2011 basketball seasons. The team also emerged as conference tournament champion in 2004. Get your tickets to see the Houston Cougars women's basketball team at StubHub.
Where can I see the Houston Cougars women's basketball team play?Home games for the Houston Cougars women's basketball team are played at the Fertitta Center in Houston, Texas. The 7,100-seat arena officially opened for play on Dec. 1, 2018, at a construction cost of $60 million. The arena design provides a number of seats that put fans as close to the action as possible and includes floor level seating for students.
When can I see the Houston Cougars women's basketball team play?The 2019-2020 regular season for the women's basketball team at the University of Houston officially started on Nov. 12, when the team hosted the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets. The action at the Fertitta Center ends for the current season on March 8 when the Houston Cougars women's basketball team plays at Tulsa.
What players will I see at a Houston Cougars women's basketball game?Sophomore guard Dymond Gladney appeared in all 31 games for the Houston Cougars women's basketball team in 2019. She was also named a starter for one game as a freshman. Gladney was averaging 11.5 points per game as a sophomore and had her career high in a Feb. 1 game against Tulane, when she scored 29 points. Tatyana Hill plays forward for the women's basketball team at the University of Houston. The 2019-2020 season is her second as a college player. Hill averaged five points as a freshman and reached her highest total of 18 in a game against East Texas State University. This year, Hill's highest point total is the 24 she scored against Southern Mississippi and her scoring average climbed to 11 points per game. Bria Patterson is a freshman forward making a major contribution to the Cougars women's basketball team. Patterson was averaging 6.8 points and 4.4 rebounds a game during her freshman campaign. Her high point game came against the SMU Mustangs on Feb. 5 when Patterson scored 17 points.
Who is the coach of the Houston Cougars women's basketball team?Ronald Hughey became the seventh head coach in the history of the Houston Cougars women's basketball team on April 22, 2014. In 2019, Hughey's team excited fans with a high-pressure defense that perfectly matched the up-tempo offense played at the University of Houston. The team ranked fourth in the AAC standings and qualified for postseason play for the second consecutive season.
What notable players have worn the Houston Cougars women's basketball jersey?Chandi Jones was a star for the Houston Cougars women's basketball team and was named Conference Player of the Year for Conference USA three times. Jones was also the first player in both team and conference history to earn Kodak All-American honors. Jones led the Cougars to both the conference regular season and conference titles in her senior year. She was also the conference leader in points and steals with 22.7 and 3.1 averages respectively. Sancho Lyttle is the second woman in the history of Cougars women's basketball to be drafted in the first round of the WNBA draft. Lyttle led the nation in rebounds her senior season at Houston and was the fifth overall draft pick in the 2005 draft.
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