Louis University (7-7, 1-0) opened C-USA play with a 67-64
win over visiting University
of Houston (6-6, 0-1) in the Savvis Center (reported attendance,
11,793). SLU led at the half 36-28 but were caught by the Cougars
with a little more than 9 minutes remaining in the second half.
SLU played tough on the inside resulting in a 41-32 rebounding
advantage, including 20 offensive boards. Junior guard Marque
Perry returned from injury to play 24 minutes and contributed
11 points. Houston was led by senior guard Dominic Smith (1)
with 16 points, sophomore guard Kevin Gaines (2) with 14 points,
senior center Patrick Okafor (43) with 12 points, and junior
forward Jeremee McGuire (5) with 10 points and 9 rebounds.
Listen (RealAudio, 3 min) to Edwin, Perry, and Pulley during
the post-game interviews.
Listen (RealAudio, 9 min) to Coach Romar discuss the C-USA
Listen (RealAudio, 6 min) to Houston Coach McCallum.