Cougars get past Owls

Cougars get past Owls

Anthony Alridge ran for over 200 yards Saturday, to lead the Houston Cougars past the Rice Owls 56-48 at Robertson Stadium.

Houston could not cover the huge 23-point spread, while the combined score sailed OVER the posted total of 65.5.

Alridge carried the ball 24 times for 205 yards with four touchdowns to lead the Cougars, and Blake Joseph threw for 318 yards and three touchdowns in the win.

Chase Clement threw for 355 yards with three touchdowns in a losing effort, and completed 24-of-44 pass attempts.