No. 1 Houston beats ECU in AAC, gets back-to-back 30 wins

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Marcus Sasser scored 30 points and top-ranked Houston got its 30th win of the season with a 60-46 victory over East Carolina in the quarterfinals of the American Athletic Conference Tournament. The Cougars have back-to-back 30-win seasons for the first time since their Phi Slama Jama era. Jamal Shead added 12 points for Houston. East Carolina freshman forward Ezra Ausar had 18 points and a season-high 19 rebounds.