Cheer on the home teams at these must-see games and sports events around Houston from Monday, February 17 through Sunday, February 23, 2020.
Happening This Week
Also in February 2020
This week, college sports takes center stage in Houston as the men’s and women’s basketball seasons draw to a close.
In the Heights, an annual charity event runs along the bayou to raise funds to support a vital cause for high school and college athletes.
Top 4 Games & Sports Events in Houston This Week
- Houston Cougars vs. Cincinnati Bearcats at Fertitta Center | Tuesday, February 18 – In their second-to-last home game of the season, the UH women’s basketball team faces the Bearcats from Cincinnati ahead of a tough matchup with UCONN. Tickets range from $8 to $15, but you may find better or cheaper seats using the TicketNetwork online marketplace. 7pm.
- Houston Cougars vs. Tulsa Golden Hurricanes at Fertitta Center | Wednesday, February 19 – The first of three final home games of the season make for a difficult stretch to close the year when the nationally-ranked Coogs host a tough Tulsa team near the top of the AAC standings. Tickets range from $30 to $125, but you may find better, cheaper, or hard-to-get seats using the TicketNetwork online marketplace. 8pm.
- Rice Owls vs. North Texas Mean Green at Tudor Fieldhouse | Thursday, February 20 – Following a lengthy eleven game winning streak, the Rice women’s basketball team gets one last look at the North Texas Mean Green as the Owls seek to top the conference standings. Tickets range from $6 to $8. 7pm.
- Darling Dash 1K, 5K, 10K at Stude Park in the Heights | Sunday, February 23 – The As One Foundation was created by former NFL wide receiver Devard Darling after the loss of his twin brother Devaughn, also an aspiring football player, who passed away during football practice from a combination of dehydration, physical overexertion, and complications of sickle cell trait. The Darling Dash honors the memory of Devaughn by raising money to help continue As One Foundation’s educational programs that reach athletes, coaches, and parents to raise awareness on the dangers of sickle cell trait and intense physical activity. Registration is $35 for each of the course lengths. Events begin at 7:30am.
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