Houston debuts at No. 1 by beating Norfolk State 100-52

Houston forward Reggie Chaney (32) dunks the ball over Norfolk State guard Cahiem Brown (31) during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game, Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2022, in Houston. (AP Photo/Kevin M. Cox)

HOUSTON — Marcus Sasser scored 25 points, Tramon Mark added 16 and No. 1 Houston routed Norfolk State 100-52 Tuesday night in the Cougars’ first game as the top-ranked team in nearly 40 years.