Basketball: Cougars Open with 64-32 Win over St. Edward’s

Cougars Open with 64-32 Win over St. Edward’s
Mariah Mitchell scores 14 in Houston’s exhibition opener

The Hilltoppers were able to hang around in the first half, trailing by just nine points heading into the locker room. However, the Cougars came out of the break on a 18-0 run to open the third frame and put the game away for good.

“This team has every opportunity to step up and be one of the best that’s ever been here. We’re fresh, young, enthused, energetic, and relentless. When we get out and run the way we practice, we will see some things we’ve been trying to see these past few years.”

Houston Cougars’ women’s hoops post-game press conference featuring head coach Ronald Hughey and juniors Mariah Mitchell and Chyanne Butler after the Coogs 64-32 exhibition game victory over St. Edward’s. Mitchell scored a game-high 14 points. Butler added 11 points, 4 boards, and 4 assists.