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Rice vs Northern Iowa

N. Iowa 64, Rice 60


SOUTH PADRE ISLAND, Texas (AP) - Deon Mitchell scored 16 points, Anthony James added 14, and Northern Iowa held on to beat Rice 64-60 Friday in a South Padre Island Invitational game.

Jake Koch had 10 points for the Panthers (4-1), who were up 55-45 with 3:26 to play. Arsalan Kazemi, who led the Owls (4-1) with 18 points and 12 rebounds, and Tamir Jackson, who scored 15, powered a 12-6 run that got Rice within four, 61-57, with 10 seconds left.

After a Koch free throw, the Owls' Connor Frizzelle, who scored 10 for the game, hit a 3-pointer with 2 seconds left to make it 62-60. Two free throws by James sealed the victory, Northern Iowa's third straight.

Kazemi's double-double was his fourth in five games. He came in averaging 11.8 points and 12 rebounds per contest.

Despite Kazemi's efforts, UNI outrebounded Rice 35-31 and outscored the Owls 13-5 on second-chance points.

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Rice Owls
A. Kazemi, F357-114-7121218
L. Kuipers, F212-40-03014
T. Jackson, G365-115-831215
C. Frizzelle, G294-91-112210
J. DeBose, G253-100-03117
S. Gearhart181-10-01032
D. Ennis150-31-42131
A. Ibrahim131-30-02003
D. Chadwick50-20-00000
J. Reischel20-00-00010
N. Schwarze10-00-00000
O. Oraby00-00-00000
Totals 23-5411-203161560
Northern Iowa Panthers
J. Koch, F243-54-642110
S. Tuttle, F182-42-21036
J. Moran, G361-60-03133
A. James, G304-74-652214
D. Mitchell, G266-92-341016
M. Sonnen242-70-12145
C. Rank172-51-14006
M. Singleton131-20-06022
M. Martino60-00-01000
A. Pehl61-20-22002
Totals 22-4713-213571564
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