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Texas A&M-Corpus Christi vs Rice

Rice 78, Texas A&,M-CC 66

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HOUSTON (AP) - Arsalan Kazemi had 13 points, 15 rebounds and five assists Wednesday night as Rice defeated Texas A&M Corpus Christi 78-66.

Dylan Ennis added 12 points, Lucas Kuipers and Tamir Jackson 11 each, and Connor Frizzelle 10 for the Owls (9-5).

Terence Jones had 15 points, Myron Dempsey 14 and Chris Hawkins-Mast 13 for Corpus Christi (1-11), which lost its ninth straight game.

Rice turned the ball over 23 times - leading to 30 points for the Islanders - but prevailed by shooting 50 percent from the field and outrebounding Corpus Christi 47-35. The Islanders shot 34 percent and were just 1 for 9 on 3-point attempts.

The game marked a homecoming for Corpus Christi coach Willis Wilson, who is the winningest coach in Rice history (219 wins from 1992-2008) and was playing against his former school for the first time since being fired after a 3-27 season.

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Texas A&M-Corpus Christi Islanders
C. Hawkins-Mast, F345-153-322413
M. Dempsey, F235-94-462314
J. Jordan, G383-101-44347
T. Jones, G264-137-1051215
H. Ali, G240-61-25121
T. Wang221-50-05022
J. Kocher172-30-22105
J. Smith163-63-54119
Totals 23-6719-3035111866
 34.3%63.3% 
Rice Owls
A. Kazemi, F294-65-7155413
L. Kuipers, F195-100-092311
D. Ennis, G293-75-635312
C. Frizzelle, G283-92-220210
T. Jackson, G273-64-625311
A. Ibrahim162-60-02154
J. Reischel144-52-351210
D. Chadwick110-20-01010
J. DeBose70-00-01100
O. Oraby72-21-33005
S. Gearhart60-00-01110
N. Schwarze50-00-00010
E. Herndon21-10-01002
Totals 27-5419-2747212578
 50%70.4% 
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TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
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UT-San Antonio7-913-14229
Marshall7-911-18291
FIU6-1013-16237
Charlotte5-1012-16203
So. Miss4-139-19305
FAU1-158-19299
 
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