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HOUSTON David Piland threw for 362 yards and a touchdown and Matt Hogan kicked six field goals and Houston defeated UAB 39-17 on Saturday.

Charles Sims added 134 yards on 26 carries and Kenneth Farrow and Ryan Jackson each ran for a touchdown for the Cougars (3-3, 2-0 Conference USA). Shane Ros led Houston with seven catches for 114 yards and one touchdown.

Hogan connected on six of seven field goal attempts, the longest from 52 yards.

UAB s Austin Brown was 20 of 43 for 302 yards and connected with Jay Davis on a 16-yard touchdown pass. Greg Franklin added a touchdown on a 4-yard run for the Blazers (1-5, 0-2).

Ty Long connected on a 27-yard field goal for UAB.

Houston rolled up 566 yards of total offense to 374 yards for the Blazers.

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