As one of the only remaining one-loss teams in the nation, UH received No. 13 rankings this week in both Associated Press and USA Today Coaches' polls.
According to the school, the lucky placement is the team's highest since 1984, when the high flyers of then-named Hakeem Olajuwon and Clyde Drexler rocked the rims as part of Phi Slama Jama.
NATIONAL RANKINGS— Houston Men's Hoops 🏀 🐾 (@UHCougarMBK) January 28, 2019
Coogs move to No 13 in both AP and USA TODAY Coaches Polls for highest ranking since 1984
Steady at No 7 in latest NCAA NET#ForTheCity@AP_Top25 – https://t.co/PZk25cwSE1@usatodaysports Coaches – https://t.co/9LLEXO2CYC@NCAA NET – https://t.co/KCwUeARSrB pic.twitter.com/9bOJs9o4Cv
Moreover, UH has a top-seven ranking in NCAA's NET, which takes into account school record, weighted record in Division I, and margin of victory
Houston looks for revenge on Thursday when it hosts Temple in a game airing on ESPN2 at 6 p.m.