Houston: The Cougars finished with four players in double figures including a game-high 29 points from sophomore Jasmyne Harris. Angela Harris tallied 24 points in the contest, while Dorian Branch added 16 and Serithia Hawkins finished with 12. Those four for Houston combined to make all 15 of Houston’s 3-pointers including five each from Branch and Angela Harris. Hawkins finished the game with a team-high eight rebounds, while Jasmyne Harris and Octavia Barnes each had six.
Temple: The Owls saw three players reach double figures in the contest, including Mia Davis and Tanaya Atkinson who tied for the team lead with 20. Emani Mayo finished the contest with 14 points, while Breanna Perry led Temple on the glass with seven rebounds.
NEWS AND NOTES
The 99 points for the Cougars is the most for the team this season, and is the best scoring night since a 104-65 victory over North Texas on Dec. 5, 2009. The 99 points is the most for Houston in a conference game since a 99-81 victory at TCU on Jan. 17, 1996.
With the victory over the Owls, the Cougars now have four wins in American Athletic Conference play, matching last year’s squad with their most since joining the league in 2013-14.
Houston made a program-record 15 3-pointers in the contest, breaking the previous mark of 13 set earlier this year in a 79-75 victory over Texas Tech. The Cougars have made 153 3-pointers through 20 games this season, which ranks eighth all-time in school history, with 11 more games remaining on the schedule.
With five 3-pointers made in the game, sophomore guard Angela Harris became just the ninth player in program history to make 100 3-pointers in their career.
With four 3-pointers made against Temple, Jasmyne Harris now has 93 in her career, breaking a tie for 10th in program history with Tye Jackson (2005-08) who had 89.
Serithia Hawkins pulled down three offensive rebounds in the contest, moving her into a tie for seventh on the all-time list at Houston. Hawkins pulls even with Stephanie Edwards who had 239 offensive boards from 1989-93.
With 16 points in the game, sophomore Dorian Branch eclipsed the 300-point mark and now has 307 in her career.
With 29 points in the contest, Jasmyne Harris recorded her 10th game of 20 or more points this season, and fifth in just six conference games. Harris is averaging 26.7 points per game since opening American play.
With her 29 points, Harris eclipsed the 750-point mark and now has 761 in her career.
Houston won the points in the paint battle 36-34 while winning points off turnovers 21-16 and the second chance points battle 15-4.
The Cougars shot a season-best 57.7 percent from beyond the 3-point line in the contest.
Houston entered the contest first in the American Athletic Conference with 12.0 steals per game, and the Cougars matched that number against the Owls.
The victory for Houston was its first over the Owls in nine games since each team joined the American Athletic Conference.