UH rightfully earned a No. 3 seed in the Midwest Region of the Big Dance, with head coach Kelvin Sampson leading the Coogs to a 31-3 season and the AAC regular season championship.
Houston faces the winner of No. 6 Iowa State vs. No. 11 Ohio State.
In 2018, the Cougars exited the tournament after a last second shot by Michigan buried UH in the second round.
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