Johnson scores 20; Houston rolls past Florida A&M, 97-52

HOUSTON (AP) Galen Robinson Jr. scored 17 points and had eight assists to help Houston roll to a 97-52 victory over Florida A&M on Saturday night.

Ronnie Johnson had 20 points on 8-of-9 shooting with four assists, and Rob Gray Jr. added 17 points for Houston (2-0). Devonta Pollard, who scored a career-high 25 points in the Cougars opener against Prairie View A&M, chipped in 16 points on 7-of-10 shooting.

Jerran Foster and K'Ja Johnson scored nine points apiece to lead Florida A&M (2-2).

Houston was 39 of 67 for 58 percent shooting from the floor, and held the Panthers to 36 percent on 17-of-47 shooting.

The Cougars jumped out to a 27-7 lead midway through the first half, and had a 47-20 halftime lead.

It was the second meeting between the schools, the last an 81-76 Houston victory in 2012.

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