HOUSTON -- TaShawn Thomas had 17 points and nine rebounds Saturday night and Houston defeated UAB 66-61 to end a four-game losing streak.
Joseph Young scored 14 points and Jherrod Stiggers scored 11 for the Cougars (13-6, 2-4 Conference USA). The game had seven lead changes, but Houston ran off seven straight points to lead 61-55 with 2:26 left.
Swing led the Blazers with 20 points and seven assists. Terence Jones scored 14 for UAB.
ESPN's Dan Dakich joins The Paul Finebaum Show to discuss the SEC's presence in the NBA Draft.
Ted Kapita was the top-rated recruit from West Virginia in the class of 2015 and recently played at DME Academy in Florida.
With the Suns drafting Tyler Ulis, they now have five guards on their roster who attended Kentucky.
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