Lamar vs Rice

Lamar 87, Rice 81

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HOUSTON (AP) - Mike James hit all five 3-pointers he took, scoring 26 points Saturday night as Lamar held off Rice 87-81.

Anthony Miles scored 19 points, going 15-for-18 from the free throw line, and Devon Lamb had 17 points and 11 rebounds as the Cardinals (8-3) won their fourth in a row and seventh of eight.

Arsalan Kazemi had 23 points and 12 rebounds to pace the Owls (7-3), whose four-game winning streak ended.

Tamir Jackson scored 24 points and Connor Frizzelle had 12, becoming the 29th player in Rice history to reach 1,000 points. He has 1,004.

Though outscored 62-50 from the field, Lamar made 37 free throws to 19 for Rice.

With the Cardinals leading 18-17, James fueled a 15-3 run with eight points that put them ahead 33-20 with 6:59 left in the first half.

The Owls pulled within four in the final 2 minutes but got no closer.

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Lamar Cardinals
C. Harper, F202-75-54059
N. Acosta, F40-00-01020
M. James, G359-153-410526
D. Lamb, G334-97-8113217
A. Miles, G332-715-1823519
S. Brown272-75-76029
B. Davis172-30-01015
V. Nelson120-12-23312
O. Ebomwonyi100-00-03020
T. Lynch50-10-02000
D. Minor40-10-00110
Totals 21-5137-4437102687
 41.2%84.1% 
Rice Owls
A. Kazemi, F3310-153-8121523
L. Kuipers, F90-22-21042
C. Frizzelle, G335-92-213312
D. Ennis, G210-12-63532
J. DeBose, G183-50-02246
T. Jackson317-177-924224
S. Gearhart181-40-03123
A. Ibrahim160-43-42233
O. Oraby73-40-02026
J. Reischel70-00-01100
N. Schwarze40-00-00010
D. Chadwick30-00-00000
Totals 29-6119-3133192981
 47.5%61.3% 
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Hou. Baptist10-817-17225
SE Louisiana9-912-21331
Abil Chr.8-1013-18321
McNeese St.7-119-20341
New Orleans6-1210-20343
Nicholls St.6-1211-23313
C. Arkansas6-127-21338
Nwestern St.5-138-20344
Lamar3-1511-19336

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UTEP10-819-14214
Charlotte9-914-19234
Western Ky.8-1018-16158
FIU7-1113-19270
North Texas7-1112-20295
Rice7-1112-20279
So. Miss5-138-21315
FAU5-138-25300
UT-San Antonio3-155-27347
 
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