Penders resigns at Houston
HOUSTON -- Tom Penders resigned as coach at Houston on Monday, ending a six-year tenure that culminated in the Cougars' first trip to the NCAA tournament since 1992.
The Cougars qualified after winning the Conference USA tournament, but lost to Maryland 89-77 in the first round Friday night.
He insisted he has no retirement plans, saying it was simply time to find another challenge.
"I came to the University of Houston in 2004 with the goal of getting UH back to the NCAA ...
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