Houston Baptist vs Rice

Rice 61, Houston Baptist 53

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HOUSTON (AP) - Tamir Jackson had 11 points, 12 rebounds, six steals and four assists as Rice defeated Houston Baptist 61-53 Saturday night.

The Owls (2-5), who have never lost in seven career meetings with Houston Baptist, jumped out to a 22-4 lead midway through the first half. The Huskies (3-4) did not get their first points until Art Bernardi hit a jumper nearly six minutes into the game.

Houston Baptist got within 36-34 with 12:22 left in the game on a 3-pointer by Marcus Davis. But Rice extended the lead back to eight with a free throw and a 3-pointer from Max Guercy, and a basket by Austin Ramljak to make it 42-34 with 8:42 left.

Ramljak scored 12 points for the Owls and Guercy had 11.

Bernardi had 15 points and 14 rebounds for the Huskies, who committed 22 turnovers. Tyler Russell also had 15 points and Marcel Smith had 10.

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Scoreboard
Houston Baptist (3-4)183553
Rice (2-5) «293261

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Houston Baptist Huskies
A. Bernardi, F335-75-10140315
M. Davis, F121-30-02143
T. Russell, G385-164-673115
M. Smith, G253-42-222010
D. Womack, G50-00-00020
J. Harper323-80-16206
R. Lewis271-80-22042
J. Evans100-10-02010
C. Crayton71-30-03002
A. Hill40-10-00020
C. Joyce40-00-01000
S. Gales30-00-00000
Totals 19-5111-214081753
 37.3%52.4% 
Rice Owls
S. Gearhart, F250-24-42144
R. Wilson, F212-32-32016
M. Guercy, G344-72-652111
T. Jackson, G305-150-3124511
J. DeBose, G273-70-04047
A. Ramljak304-102-220012
K. Washington263-62-34238
B. Firozgary40-02-21012
D. Peera30-20-00100
Totals 21-5214-2334101961
 40.4%60.9% 
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New Orleans13-520-12154
Texas A&M-CC12-624-12159
Hou. Baptist12-617-14176
SF Austin12-618-15203
Sam Houston10-821-13195
Lamar10-819-15232
SE Louisiana9-916-16249
Nicholls St.7-1114-17253
Abil Chr.7-1113-16289
Nwestern St.7-1113-16306
Incarn Word7-1112-17303
C. Arkansas7-118-24311
McNeese St.4-147-22315

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TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Middle Tenn.17-131-535
La. Tech14-423-10117
Old Dominion12-619-12136
UTEP12-615-17222
Rice11-723-12168
Marshall10-820-15112
UAB9-917-16198
Western Ky.9-915-17226
UT-San Antonio8-1014-19264
Charlotte7-1113-17243
FAU6-1210-20282
So. Miss6-129-22331
FIU3-157-24337
North Texas2-168-22339
 
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