Marcus Sasser named to AP All-American First Team

University of Houston guard Marcus Sasser has been named to the AP All-American first team. Sasser led the Cougars to a 31-3 record, AAC Regular Season and Tournament championship, and a number-1 seed in the NCAA Tournament.

Houston Cougars, TDECU announce new NIL deal

TDECU, Houston’s largest credit union, is announcing the creation of TDECU Assist, a new platform as a part of its first NIL agreement with student-athletes from the University of Houston. The Name Image Likeness agreements are with Jamal Shead, Ja’Vier Francis, Emanuel Sharp, Terrance Areceneaux and Ryan Elvin, from the Men’s Cougars Basketball Team, and Laila Blair, Brittney Onyeje, Tatyana Hill, and Taryn Johnson, from the Lady Cougars Basketball Team.

Houston gets No. 1 seed in Midwest at expense of Kansas

Houston received the No. 1 seed in the Midwest Region for the NCAA Tournament on Sunday night, the selection committee rewarding the Cougars at the expense of Kansas, which had been hoping its national title defense would include a stop just down the road from its campus in Lawrence.