UH Notebook: Volleyball player garners C-USA accolade

Setter Amber Brooks was able collect 95 assists in two matches for the UH volleyball team this weekend.

She was awarded for her selfless effort, being named Conference USA Co-Setter of the Week on Monday. SMU’s Kelli Bacerra shared the award with Brooks.

The Cougars’ next contest is against Memphis on Friday.

Dickey heads to the Big Apple

Men’s basketball head coach James Dickey will travel to New York with 11 other Conference USA coaches to film a two-hour series previewing the upcoming 2010-2011 season.

The show will air on CBS College Sports on Nov. 1.

The team will have its first practice at 5 p.m. Friday at Hofheinz Pavilion.

The season tips off in an exhibition game at home against Abiliene Christian on Nov. 6, followed by the regular-season opener against Nicholls State on Nov. 12.

Former UH quarterback leads Eagles to win

With Eagles quarterback Michael Vick injured with broken ribs, former Cougar Kevin Kolb started in his place against the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday.

He helped lead the Eagles to a 27-24 victory, completing 21 of 31 passes for 231 yards and a touchdown.

Kolb will probably start Sunday against the Atlanta Falcons. The game is set for noon.

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