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1996 Houston Cougars Schedule and Results

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Record: 7-5, .583 W-L% (37th of 111)
Conference: CUSA  ▪ Conference Record: 4-1 (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Kim Helton (7-5)

PS/G: 30.1 (29th of 111) ▪ PA/G: 28.4 (73rd of 111)
SRS: 3.68 (45th of 111) ▪ SOS: 2.43 (52nd of 111)

Bowl Game: Lost Liberty Bowl 30-17 versus Syracuse

12 Games

G Date Day School Opponent Conf Pts Opp W L Streak Notes
1 Aug 31, 1996 Sat Houston Sam Houston State Non-Major W 43 25 1 0 W 1
2 Sep 7, 1996 Sat Houston @ (17) Louisiana State SEC L 34 35 1 1 L 1
3 Sep 14, 1996 Sat Houston @ Pittsburgh Big East W 42 35 2 1 W 1
4 Sep 21, 1996 Sat Houston (15) Southern California Pac-10 L 9 26 2 2 L 1
5 Oct 5, 1996 Sat Houston @ Louisiana-Lafayette Ind W 31 24 3 2 W 1
6 Oct 12, 1996 Sat Houston Memphis CUSA W 37 20 4 2 W 2
7 Oct 19, 1996 Sat Houston @ Cincinnati CUSA L 20 31 4 3 L 1
8 Oct 26, 1996 Sat Houston (9) North Carolina ACC L 14 42 4 4 L 2
9 Nov 2, 1996 Sat Houston @ Tulane CUSA W 20 17 5 4 W 1
10 Nov 9, 1996 Sat Houston (20) Southern Mississippi CUSA W 56 49 6 4 W 2
11 Nov 16, 1996 Sat Houston Louisville CUSA W 38 7 7 4 W 3
12 Dec 27, 1996 Fri Houston N (23) Syracuse Big East L 17 30 7 5 L 1 Liberty Bowl (Memphis, TN)