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A Historic Season

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.

Renu Khator’s Investiture, 2008

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.

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