# Houston cougars
NCAA Basketball Rankings | Upsets Litter NCAA, Including Auburn and Houston
With NCAA basketball continuing to move forward, there have been upsets, blowouts and rivalries reunited. If you are new to reading college basketball articles here at FlurrySports, I will be posting top 25 college basketball rankings every week, with headlines and games to watch for the upcoming week. Last week, both Auburn and Houston among other top-25 fell to lower-ranked teams, setting up a major end to the regular season.
SMU Upsets Houston Basketball Team, 85-83
Going into Wednesday night’s college basketball matchup, the Houston Cougars held a two-game lead atop the AAC standings. With SMU coming off a bad 72-57 loss to Wichita State, another loss to Houston would all but gift the AAC regular season crown to the Cougars. Instead, the Mustangs found some magic at Moody Coliseum and brought themselves to just a game behind Houston for the AAC lead.
Marcus Sasser Out for Season for Houston Basketball
This holiday season won’t be so cheery for fans of the Houston Cougars. News broke late Friday night that the Houston basketball leading scorer, Marcus Sasser, will miss the remainder of the season with a toe injury. There is no doubt that the loss of their leader will seriously hamper Houston’s chances of making another deep run in the NCAA tournament. The only question: by how much?