Rice vs Houston

Rice 79, Houston 71

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HOUSTON (AP) - Jarelle Reischel scored 16 points and Tamir Jackson and Connor Frizzelle added 13 each to lead Rice to a 79-71 victory against Houston on Wednesday night.

Dylan Ennis had 10 points for the Owls (14-11, 5-5 Conference USA), who outscored Houston 16-7 over the final 5:23.

Jonathon Simmons had 16 points and 10 rebounds for the Cougars (11-12, 3-7), and Joseph Young and Alandise Harris scored 13 points apiece.

Omar Oraby scored seven points during a 9-0 Rice run that gave it a 72-64 lead with 2:35 remaining. Houston got no closer.

The Owls started the game in a hole, as the Cougars scored the first 13 points. Rice fought back to take a 26-25 lead on Reischel's 3-pointer with 3:07 left in the first half, and the teams stayed close until the final minutes.

Arsalan Kazemi, Rice's leading scorer and one of the top rebounders (11.0 a game) in the country, was limited to seven points and six boards.

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Rice Owls
A. Kazemi, F263-81-26017
J. Reischel, F226-83-342216
T. Jackson, G365-90-045013
D. Ennis, G324-100-046110
C. Frizzelle, G315-112-233013
O. Oraby222-53-44127
J. DeBose133-31-30127
L. Kuipers101-40-02033
D. Chadwick61-20-00023
S. Gearhart20-00-00100
Totals 30-6010-1430191379
 50%71.4% 
Houston Cougars
A. Harris, F334-65-691313
T. Thomas, F253-62-26138
J. Thompson, G344-110-03729
J. Simmons, G326-113-3102016
D. Thibodeaux, G230-40-02210
J. Young315-110-020113
K. Van Slyke133-81-20028
L. Gibson92-40-01114
Totals 27-6111-1336141371
 44.3%84.6% 
Conference USA
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
UAB16-226-783
Middle Tenn.13-525-1078
La. Tech12-623-9122
Old Dominion12-622-13140
Marshall12-617-16128
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

American Athletic
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Temple14-421-1259
SMU13-525-513
Houston12-622-1088
Cincinnati12-622-1148
Tulsa12-620-1258
UConn11-725-1132
Memphis8-1019-15139
UCF6-1212-18219
E. Carolina4-1412-20217
So. Florida4-148-25229
Tulane3-1512-22231
 
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