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.
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.