Houston Men's Basketball 2024 NCAA Tournament Capsule

Houston Cougars
Big 12 (30-4, 15-3)
Big Wins: Iowa State (73-65), Kansas (76-46)
Bad Losses: at TCU (67-68), vs Iowa State (39-66)
Coach: Kelvin Sampson
Probable Starters:
Ja’Vier Francis, Junior, Forward, 6.1 ppg, 5.3 rpg, 1.5 bpg
J’Wan Roberts, Senior, Forward, 9.4 ppg, 6.8 rpg
Emanuel Sharp, Sophomore, Guard, 12.2 ppg, 1.5 spg
L.J. Cryer, Senior, Guard, 15.3 ppg, 1.9 apg
Jamal Shead, Senior, Guard, 13.1 ppg, 6.2 apg, 2.3 spg
Key Role Players:
Joseph Tugler, Freshman, Forward, 3.8 ppg, 4.1 rpg, 1.1 bpg
Mylik Wilson, Senior, Guard, 4.3 ppg, 3.4 rpg
Damian Dunn, Senior, Guard, 6.3 ppg
By the Numbers:
Scoring Offense: 74.2 (164th in nation, 10th in conference)
Scoring Defense: 56.9 (1, 1)
Field-Goal Percentage: 43.8 (236, 11)
Field-Goal Defense: 38.3 (2, 1)
Three-Point Field Goals Per Game: 7.7 (149, 5)
Three-Point Field-Goal Percentage: 34.8 (131, 6)
Free-Throw Percentage: 68.7 (290, 13)
Rebound Margin: 4.8 (44, 4)
Assists Per Game: 13.1 (173, 12)
Turnovers Per Game: 8.7 (4, 1)
Recent Postseason Appearances:
2023NCAARound of 64 win over Northern Kentucky
2023NCAARound of 32 win over Auburn
2023NCAARegional Semifinal los to Miami FL
2022NCAARound of 64 win over UAB
2022NCAARound of 32 win over Illinois
2022NCAARegional Semifinal win over Arizona
2022NCAARegional Final loss to Villanova
2021NCAARound of 64 win over Cleveland State
2021NCAARound of 32 win over Rutgers
2021NCAARegional Semifinal win over Syracuse
2021NCAARegional Final win over Oregon State
2021NCAANational Semifinal loss to Baylor
2019NCAARound of 64 win over Georgia State
2019NCAARound of 32 win over Ohio State
2019NCAARegional Semifinal loss to Kentucky
2018NCAARound o f 64 win over San Diego State
2018NCAARound of 32 loss to Michigan
2017NITFirst Round loss to Akron
2016NITFirst Round loss to Georgia Tech
2013CBIFirst Round win over Texas
2013CBIQuarterfinal loss to George Mason
2010NCAARound of 64 loss to Maryland
2009CBIFirst Round loss to Oregon State
2008CBIFirst Round win over Nevada
2008CBISecond Round win over Valparaiso
2008CBISemifinal loss to Tulsa
2006NITFirst Round win over BYU
2006NITSecond Round loss to Missouri State
2005NITOpening Round loss to Wichita State
*all team stats through 3/10