Florida A&M vs Rice

Rice 75, Florida A&,M 59


HOUSTON (AP) - Arsalan Kazemi scored 15 points and pulled down 15 rebounds, and Rice wrapped up a perfect season-opening homestand Tuesday night with a 75-59 victory over Florida A&M in a South Padre Invitational game.

Kazemi added three assists, three steals and three blocks. He's scored in double figures in each of the Owls' (4-0) first four games. Connor Frizzelle had 13 points and four assists.

Avery Moore led Florida A&M (0-3) with 17 points, and Jeremy Dean scored 11. The Rattlers struggled in the first half, hitting just 7 of 26 shots (27 percent). Rice wasn't much better, going 8 for 24 (33 percent), but the Owls took a 28-18 lead into halftime.

Rice shot 15 for 29 (52 percent) in the second half and stretched its lead to as many as 23. The Owls got a lot of help, scoring 27 points off 22 Florida A&M turnovers for the game.

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Florida A&M Rattlers
V. Rose, F233-52-56058
Y. Crowder, F10-00-00000
R. Lewis, G312-92-23116
D. Bullard, G243-71-14257
T. Hagood, G81-12-20124
A. Moore286-150-011117
J. Dean253-75-561411
J. Kennings190-30-01010
M. Teal171-40-08052
N. Drayton162-50-00044
I. Brown80-00-00110
Totals 21-5612-153472959
Rice Owls
A. Kazemi, F305-105-6153315
L. Kuipers, F180-20-01040
C. Frizzelle, G325-131-214013
T. Jackson, G253-82-42328
J. DeBose, G192-42-63026
D. Ennis190-17-112317
J. Reischel141-35-103008
S. Gearhart101-10-03002
A. Ibrahim91-32-20014
D. Chadwick82-40-02004
O. Oraby71-12-34024
E. Herndon31-10-01112
N. Schwarze30-00-00000
J. Reynolds20-10-00000
D. Peera11-10-01002
Totals 23-5326-4441141675
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N.C. Central13-325-9202
Norfolk St.12-417-17242
Morgan St.11-514-16326
Savannah St.10-613-16279
Md.-E. Shore9-714-20278
S.C. State7-911-20302
Delaware St.7-910-22332
Coppin St.7-98-24336
Florida A&M5-117-23349
N.C. A&T1-153-29350

Conference USA
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Middle Tenn.17-131-535
La. Tech14-423-10117
Old Dominion12-619-12136
Western Ky.9-915-17226
UT-San Antonio8-1014-19264
So. Miss6-129-22331
North Texas2-168-22339
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Memphis 99 Final
Tenn 97
La Salle 69 Final
Ark St 27 Final
Louisville 54
Michigan 75 Final
TNST 69 Final
NC 102
UMKC 31 Final
Wisc 77
UCLA 56 Final
Kansas 72
SCST 50 Final
Baylor 70
Missouri 92 Final
California 53