Cougars get past Herd

Cougars get past Herd

The Houston Cougars outplayed Marshall in the second half and picked up a 35-28 victory over the Thundering Herd Saturday.

Houston were unable to cover the 12-point spread at home, and the game’s 63 points fell UNDER the posted total of 65.

Case Keenum completed 24-of-32 passes for 299 yards and two touchdowns, while rushing for 42 yards and a TD in the win.

Bernard Morris threw for 262 yards and a TD, while completing 20-of-32 pass attempts in the loss.