1946–47 Houston Cougars men's basketball team

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1946–47 Houston Cougars men's basketball
University of Houston classic logo.png
Lone Star Conference Regular Season Champions
NAIA Tournament, Second Round
Conference Lone Star Conference
1946–47 record 15–7 (11–1 LSC)
Head coach Alden Pasche (2nd year)
Assistant coach Ned Thompson
Home arena Jeppesen Gymnasium
Seasons
« 1945–46 1947–48 »

The 1946–47 Houston Cougars men's basketball team represented the University of Houston in the college basketball 1946–47 season. It was their second year of season play. The head coach for the Cougars was Alden Pasche, who was serving in his 2nd year in that position. The team played its home games at Jeppesen Gymnasium on-campus in Houston and were members of the Lone Star Conference. Houston captured its second conference regular season title, and competed in the postseason in the 1947 NAIA Men's Division I Basketball Tournament where they were defeated by Arizona State–Flagstaff (now known as Northern Arizona) in the second round.[1][2]

Schedule[edit]

Date
Time, TV
Opponent Result Record Site
City, State
Regular season
12/07/1946*
no, no
Loyola L 51–39  0–1
Jeppesen Gymnasium
Houston, Texas
12/11/1946*
no, no
at Tulane L 62–49  0–2
Tulane Gym
New Orleans, Louisiana
12/12/1946*
no, no
at Loyola L 62–57  0–3
Unknown
New Orleans, Louisiana
12/16/1946*
no, no
Southeastern Oklahoma W 63–56  1–3
Jeppesen Gymnasium
Houston, Texas
12/17/1946*
no, no
Southeastern Oklahoma W 47–44  2–3
Jeppesen Gymnasium
Houston, Texas
Houston Intercollegiate Tournament
12/20/1946*
no, no
Pepperdine L 73–61  2–4
Jeppesen Gymnasium
Houston, Texas
12/21/1946*
no, no
Stephen F. Austin L 54–43  2–5
Jeppesen Gymnasium
Houston, Texas
12/28/1946*
no, no
Texas A&M W 62–41  3–5
Jeppesen Gymnasium
Houston, Texas
Regular season
01/06/1947
no, no
at Southwest Texas State W 55–39  4–5 (1–0)
Unknown
San Marcos, Texas
01/07/1947
no, no
at Trinity W 74–37  5–5 (2–0)
Unknown
San Antonio, Texas
01/17/1947
no, no
Sam Houston State L 59–55  5–6 (2–1)
Jeppesen Gymnasium
Houston, Texas
01/29/1947
no, no
at Sam Houston State W 49–48  6–6 (3–1)
Unknown
Huntsville, Texas
02/01/1947
no, no
East Texas State W 65–61  7–6 (4–1)
Jeppesen Gymnasium
Houston, Texas
02/08/1947
no, no
Trinity W 68–34  8–6 (5–1)
Jeppesen Gymnasium
Houston, Texas
02/14/1947
no, no
North Texas State W 70–53  9–6 (6–1)
Jeppesen Gymnasium
Houston, Texas
02/15/1947
no, no
Southwest Texas State W 98–60  10–6 (7–1)
Jeppesen Gymnasium
Houston, Texas
02/17/1947
no, no
at Stephen F. Austin W 67–61  11–6 (8–1)
Unknown
Nacogdoches, Texas
02/22/1947
no, no
Stephen F. Austin W 60–57  12–6 (9–1)
Jeppesen Gymnasium
Houston, Texas
02/28/1947
no, no
at East Texas State W 60–51  13–6 (10–1)
Unknown
Commerce, Texas
03/01/1947
no, no
at North Texas State W 60–51  14–6 (11–1)
Unknown
Denton, Texas
NAIA Division I Tournament
03/11/1947*
no, no
vs. Montana
First Round
W 60–58  15–6
Municipal Auditorium
Kansas City, Missouri
03/12/1947*
no, no
vs. Arizona State–Flagstaff
Second Round
L 44–42 3OT 15–7
Municipal Auditorium
Kansas City, Missouri
*Non-conference game. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Flagstaff Five Advances in NAIB Games". Prescott Evening Courier. 1947-03-18. Retrieved 2011-03-08. 
  2. ^ "29 College Clubs Added to List of Hoop Titlists". Sun Journal. 1947-03-03. Retrieved 2011-03-08.