UH ends historic season in Final Four
Houston Basketball’s historic run through the NCAA Tournament ended in the national semifinal against Baylor. The Coogs’ third consecutive tournament appearance, and their first trip to the Final Four since 1984, represents a remarkable transformation under head coach Kelvin Sampson. In just seven seasons, Sampson, supported by the University’s commitment to world-class facilities, has molded UH into a national title contender and built a foundation for years of sustained success.
The Sampson Era
Kelvin Sampson Hired
Guy V. Lewis Practice Center Opens UH Wins 20 Games & Advances to NIT
Fertitta Center Opens First NCAA Tournament Appearance Since 2010
UH Advances to First Sweet 16 Since 1984
First Final Four Appearance Since 1984
Strong athletics is essential to our future, and I am prepared to do everything in my power to help us achieve that goal.
Since she arrived in 2008, President Renu Khator has prioritized a nationally competitive athletics program built on a foundation that breeds long-term success. This year’s run to the Final Four, the crescendo of Houston Basketball’s steady climb, is emblematic of that commitment and the standard that the University and its athletics program intends to achieve.