Marshall 28 48 76
Houston 44 59 103
Date of game: 3/2/2013

Recap: Houston vs. Marshall

Houston, TX (Sports Network) - TaShawn Thomas registered 25 points, 14 rebounds and five assists to lift the Houston Cougars to a 103-76 rout of the Marshall Thundering Herd in a Conference USA bout at Hofheinz Pavilion.

Danuel House and Joseph Young tallied 23 points apiece for Houston (16-11, 5-9 C-USA), which snapped a three-game losing skid. Mikhail McLean chipped in 12 points and seven boards for the hosts.

DeAndre Kane had a game-high 27 points for Marshall (12-17, 5-9), while Elijah Pittman scored 22 points. Dennis Tinnon contributed 13 points and 12 boards off the bench.

Houston led 44-28 at the break after finishing the first half on a 21-8 run. Thomas had 16 points in the period to lead Houston, which shot 51.5 percent from the floor.

The Cougars opened the second half on a 14-7 run and never looked back despite allowing Marshall 14 second chance points in the final 20 minutes.

Houston improved to 6-4 all-time against Marshall.

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