Houston: The Cougars finished with four players in double figures, including a game-high 24 for Jasmyne Harris. Harris has now scored in double figures in 15 consecutive games and now has 13 games of 20 or more points this season. Harris also led the Cougars on the glass with eight boards. Serithia Hawkins finished the contest with 18 points, while Dorian Branch added 14 and Octavia Barnes scored 10.
Wichita State: The Shockers finished with a trio of players in double figures, including 15 from Rangie Bessard. Keke Thompson added 14 points, and tied with Sabrina Lozada-Cabbage for the team lead with seven rebounds, while Angiee Tompkins scored 13.
NEWS AND NOTES
Houston swept the season series against Wichita State and moved to 4-0 all-time against the Shockers.
With the victory, the Cougars picked up their seventh win in American Athletic Conference play, the most the program has achieved since joining the league.
Houston’s 18 wins are the most the program has earned since winning 26 games throughout the 2010-11 season. The Cougars also won their fourth conference road game for the first time since 2010-11.
The Cougars made seven 3-pointers in the contest, giving them 185 on the season and breaking the school record of 178 set last season.
Sophomore Jasmyne Harris picked up her 13th game of 20 or more points with her 24 point performance. Harris now has 490 points this season, the 20th best total in a single season for a Cougar.
After storming back from nine points down in the contest, Houston completed its eighth comeback of eight or more points this season.