Corey Davis Jr. had 20 factors, Armoni Brooks added 14 and No. 17 Houston rebounded from its first lack of the season to beat Wichita State seventy nine-70 on Saturday night time.
Davis and Brooks combined to hit eight 3-pointers — seven in the second half — and the Cougars (16-1, 3-1 American) overcame a five-point halftime deficit for his or her twenty ninth straight residence victory. DeJon Jarreau had thirteen points, and Fabian White Jr. added 12. Houston shot 57 % within the second half and 49 % general.
Markis McDuffie scored 22 factors, and Samajae Haynes-Jones added 14 for Wichita State (7-8, zero-3). The Shockers shot 39 % in dropping their fourth straight, their longest streak since January 2009.
After Wichita State regained the lead at 56-55 on McDuffie’s 4-point play with 11 minutes remaining, the Cougars answered with an 11-1 run to take a 9-level advantage with 7 half minutes left.
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Wichita State acquired no nearer than five the rest of the best way.
Trailing 40-34 early in the second half, Houston had a 14-0 run to take a 48-forty lead on back-to-again 3-pointers by Brooks with 14 minutes left.