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Final

Grambling St 47

(0-4, 0-4 away)

Houston 87

(3-0, 2-0 home)

    8:00 PM ET, November 17, 2012

    Hofheinz Pavilion, Houston, Texas

    1 2 T
    GRAM 22 2547
    HOU 46 4187

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    Grambling State: J. Dobbs 12 Pts, 2 Reb, 2 Stl

    Houston: J. Young 23 Pts, 2 Reb, 5 Ast, 1 Stl

    Houston 87, Grambling St. 47

    Associated Press

    HOUSTON -- Joseph Young scored 23 points and Houston coasted to an 87-47 win over Grambling State on Saturday night.

    Young was 6 of 10 from the field, including 3 of 4 from 3-point range, and had five assists. TaShawn Thomas added 14 points and a team-high eight rebounds. Danuel House added 10 points.

    Steven Dandridge shot a jumper to put Grambling State up by one. Seconds later, Brandon Morris scored on a layup and it was all Houston from that point on.

    Houston (3-0) led 46-22 at halftime, shooting 51.7 percent from the field in the first half.

    Grambling State (0-4) had 21 turnovers.

    Derron Dobbs had 12 points for the Tigers. Terry Rose had 9 points and Dandridge finished with 8.

    The Cougars have a 5-0 record in the series with Grambling State, which began during the 2004-05 season.

    Joseph Price is in his first year as Grambling State's head coach.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    GRAM
    HOU
    Points 47 87
    FG Made-Attempted 20-54 (.370) 31-67 (.463)
    3P Made-Attempted 5-19 (.263) 7-16 (.438)
    FT Made-Attempted 2-6 (.333) 18-29 (.621)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 20 (0/0) 7 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 1 43

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