March 9, 1987 |
Ten finalists for the Los Angeles Athletic Club's John Wooden Award were announced on national television during halftime of the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament final Sunday. Four of the finalists were unanimous choices, as selected by a 20-member advisory board. There are Steve Alford of Indiana, David Robinson of Navy, Kenny Smith of North Carolina and Reggie Williams of Georgetown.
February 9, 2007 |
Long Beach State guards Kevin Houston and Aaron Nixon combined to score 48 points Thursday and the 49ers remained in first place in the Big West Conference with an 80-77 victory over Cal Poly at San Luis Obispo. The 49ers, 16-6 overall, 7-2 in conference, won their third in a row. Cal Poly (11-10, 3-5) was led by Matt Hanson's career-high 19 points off the bench.
April 19, 1988
Danny Manning, who led Kansas to the National Collegiate Athletic Assn. basketball championship, led a list of 93 players invited Monday to next month's Olympic trials. David Robinson, the 1987 college player of the year and the National Basketball Assn.'s top draft choice last year, was invited, as was Army's Kevin Houston. Four players were invited from Final Four teams Oklahoma and Arizona, and three players each from seven other schools were extended opportunities to make the U.S.
August 3, 2005 |
Viacom Inc.-owned Paramount Pictures has sued rapper Marques Houston, star of the UPN sitcom "Cuts." The studio says Houston was obliged to start work today on the show's second season, but opted to do a concert tour instead, in violation of his agreement with the show's producers. A spinoff of UPN's sitcom "One on One," "Cuts" is set in a barbershop, where co-managers Kevin (Houston) and Tiffany (Shannon Elizabeth) are forever at odds.
March 1, 1987 |
Kevin Houston scored a school-record 53 points and become Army's all-time leading scorer as the Cadets defeated Fordham, 98-94, in overtime Saturday in the first round of the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference tournament at East Rutherford, N.J. Houston, the nation's leading scorer with a 32.3-point average, raised his career total to 2,297, one more than Gary Winton scored in his career spanning 1974-78.
January 14, 1987 |
Boston College had a defense ready for fifth-ranked and unbeaten Syracuse Tuesday night, but the Eagles couldn't stop the hot shooting of guard Greg Monroe. "We had to pack in the zone, but Monroe hurt us from the outside," Boston College Coach Jim O'Brien said of Monroe's five three-point goals that helped the Orangemen to a 76-64 Big East victory at Boston. "We had to take away the inside and give them the outside."