Several coaches and general managers reportedly believe former Miami Dolphins head coach Brian Flores is a "strong favorite" to become the next head coach of the Houston Texans, per Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports. "Flores interviewed with the Texans on Friday and there is a strong anticipation that a deal with Houston could come together very quickly," he wrote.
Ramon Walker got a key offensive rebound as Houston ran the clock down to 6 seconds before Tulsa got a final chance to tie. Freshman guard Anthony Pritchard missed a game-tying layup with a second to play, and the team's second chance came with just 0.4 left, but the 3-pointer was blocked. Tulsa (6-9, 0-4) stormed back from a 17-point halftime deficit to make it 50-49 with 11:03 left.