Penders attributes collapse to heart condition
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. -- Houston coach Tom Penders collapsed on the sideline late in the first half of the Cougars' 82-79 loss to UAB on Saturday night.
Penders, 60, was carried off the floor on a stretcher and given oxygen, but he returned to coach in the second half. He later attributed his fall to a heart condition and said he felt fine after taking the oxygen.
Penders fell to his knees as UAB's Wen Mukubu drove to the
basket and drew a foul with 52 seconds left in ...
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