Hartford vs Rice

Hartford 58, Rice 51

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HOUSTON (AP) - Yolonzo Moore II and Mark Nwakamma scored 13 points apiece, and Hartford rode a late 12-0 run to a 58-51 victory over Rice on Saturday night in the first-ever meeting between the schools.

Moore made three of Hartford's eight 3-pointers. Taylor Dyson added 10 points for the Hawks (6-5), and Parker U'u and Evan Cooper pulled down seven rebounds each.

Tamir Jackson led the Owls (2-7) with 18 points and seven rebounds, and Julian DeBose had 11 points.

Hartford trailed by as many as 11 in the first half before rallying to tie it at 27 at halftime. The second half went back and forth before Rice went ahead 44-41 on Jackson's fast-break layup with 7:01 to play. Moore came alive from there, making a jumper, a layup and a 3-pointer as the Hawks scored the next 12 points to put the game away.

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Scoreboard
Hartford (6-5) «273158
Rice (2-7)272451

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Hartford Hawks
M. Nwakamma, F345-112-441113
N. Sikma, F220-30-03320
J. Peterson, F10-00-00000
Y. Moore II, G305-80-013213
C. Wroe, G222-22-23116
E. Cooper, G322-74-67319
W. Cole, G180-70-03010
J. Schneck, F-C182-60-05114
T. Dyson, G114-60-011110
P. U'u, G-F111-10-07003
O. Faulk, F10-00-00000
Total 21-518-1236131058
 41.2%66.7% 
Rice Owls
S. Gearhart, F371-41-27334
J. DeBose, G355-101-253411
R. Wilson, F141-22-42104
T. Jackson, G387-193-472318
M. Guercy, G262-70-03146
A. Ramljak, G272-50-01036
K. Washington, G140-12-21102
D. Peera, G60-00-00000
B. Firozgary, F30-00-00010
Total 18-489-1428111851
 37.5%64.3% 
America East
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Vermont16-029-646
Stony Brook12-418-14177
New Hamp.10-620-12127
Albany10-621-14129
UMBC9-721-13165
UMass Lowell5-1111-20309
Hartford4-129-23327
Binghamton3-1312-20312
Maine3-137-25323

Conference USA
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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