On Thursday in Charleston, South Carolina,at TD Arena the Houston Cougars (3-0) and Towson Tigers (2-1) square off in a neutral site match.
After losing its opening match of the season, Towson has now won two. In their first game of the season, Towson received an unfavorable matchup with Colorado. The Tigers had a terrible second half and lost 75-57 despite being within 4 points at the halfway mark. In the loss, Towson shot merely 35.2% overall and was outrebounded 38–26. In the second match, the Tigers defeated Coppin State 70-49 after settling into a rhythm. On Sunday, Towson defeated Robert Morris once more, but it wasn’t an easy feat. The Tigers maintained their lead throughout the second half, winning 66–62. They led 35–31 at the break. Tyler Tejada had a good game with 13 points, 7 boards, as well as 3 assists, while Charles Thompson doubled up with 14 points alongside 10 rebounds. In their last two games, they have limited the opposition’s shooters to a mere 37.1% field goal percentage.
Houston remains 3-0 overall and ranked 6th nationally within the USA TODAY Sports Coaches Poll. At both sides of the court, UH has shown to be an extremely effective slow-tempo unit. With three straight blowout wins, the Cougars have encountered very few problems this season. Houston got things going by defeating LA-Monroe 84–31 while pulling down 46 rebounds and shooting 42.6% from the field. In the second game, the Cougars defeated Texas A&M-CC 82–50, showcasing 41.8% shooting along with 54 rebounds. In their previous game, which was on Monday against Stetson, Houston surged out to take a 38-16 lead at the half. Following another forty-one points, the Cougars triumphed 79-48. LJ Cryer led the scoring with 21 points. Mylik Wilson finished with 11 points alongside 3 rebounds, while Damian Dunn contributed 15 points and 3 rebounds as well.
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Houston vs Towson Game Information
- Date: 11/16/2023
- Time: 06:30 PM ET
- Location: TD Arena.
- How to Watch Houston vs Towson: ESPN2
- Live Stream: CBS.com