HOUSTON -- TaShawn Thomas had 25 points and 14 rebounds and Houston surpassed 100 points for the second time this season, defeating Marshall 103-76 on Saturday.
Houston shot 60 percent from the field and hit 8 of 15 3-point attempts while snapping a three-game losing streak.
Houston scored the final nine points of the first half to take a 44-28 lead and increased that margin to as many as 32 points in the second half.
Colorado State graduate transfer John Gillon has chosen Syracuse, giving the Orange a potential starter at point guard entering the 2016-17 season.
DeSean Murray, who averaged 20.2 points as a sophomore at Presbyterian, will transfer to Auburn to play for coach Bruce Pearl.
Former Kentucky guard Ed Davender, the only Wildcat with at least 1,500 points and 400 assists, has died. He was 49.
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