Army's offense struggles in Loss

On a cold and windy day at West Point the Black Knights took on the Houston Cougars. Army's offense struggled yet again, this time without the turnovers. The Black Knights were unable to convert.

Army put the first points on the board in their second drive when Reggie Nevels threw a 61-yard touchdown pass to William White, Army led 7-0.

Houston's Anthony Evans answered quickly on the next drive with a 3-yard touchdown run to tie the game at 7-7.

Four consecutive Army punts in the second quarter gave Houston's offense a chance to score on a 35-yard pass to Brandon Middleton from Kevin Kolb 14-7 Houston.

The Cougars last two series before the half ended in field goals for Houston by Dustin Bell the first from 26 yards out and the second from 20 yards out. Houston grabbed a 20-7 lead.

Kevin Kolb threw a 50-yard touchdown pass to Brandon Middleton in the third quarter to put the Cougars up 27-7. Army punted again for the tenth time of the game and Houston capitalized with a 8-yard touchdown run by Bobby Tillman to put the Cougars up 34-7.

Early in the fourth quarter Zac Dahman threw a 10-yard touchdown pass to William White to put the Black Knights within twenty of Houston 34-14. Amry's offense was unable to put any more points on the board.

This concludes Army's Conference play and home games. Army travels to Hawaii, Nov. 22. Hawaii (6-3) coming off a loss against Nevada.

Houston's record rises to 5-4. The Cougars travel to play Louisville (7-2) next Saturday, looking to end this year in a winning season.


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