New Orleans vs Rice

Rice 95, New Orleans 71

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HOUSTON (AP) - Tamir Jackson scored 24 points on 11-of-16 shooting, Julian DeBose added 20 points and hot-shooting Rice cruised to a 95-71 nonconference victory over New Orleans on Saturday night.

DeBose added eight rebounds and four steals for the Owls (4-13), who shot 61 percent from the field and were 12 of 24 from 3-point range. Max Guercy had 18 points, six assists and five steals. Rice outscored New Orleans 44-24 in the paint.

Lovell Cook had 18 points and Rarlensee Nelson chipped in 10 for the Privateers (4-12), who fell to 0-8 on the road this season. New Orleans committed 19 turnovers.

Rice never trailed after the opening minutes and led 44-27 at halftime. The Owls kept pouring it on from there, going 20 of 31 from the field in the second half.

The game was only the second meeting between the schools; Rice won the other meeting, 83-49, last season.

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New Orleans Privateers
L. Cook, F327-104-440018
E. Denard, F172-54-44148
R. Nelson, G333-104-426210
M. County, G203-50-02227
T. McPhearson, G193-60-03249
M. Banchy201-30-01102
I. Mack203-80-03107
K. Hill152-32-24126
C. Dixon131-10-11012
E. Ganapamo60-20-00000
T. Avery31-10-00002
J. Reese20-00-00000
Totals 26-5414-1527141571
 48.1%93.3% 
Rice Owls
S. Gearhart, F286-82-222415
M. Guercy, G336-83-336218
T. Jackson, G3211-160-132024
J. DeBose, G318-112-281120
A. Ramljak, G304-90-032312
K. Washington241-40-03512
D. Peera91-20-00212
R. Wilson91-30-01022
B. Firozgary40-10-00010
Totals 38-627-827201595
 61.3%87.5% 
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SF Austin10-415-11212
Texas A&M-CC9-516-9173
Sam Houston9-618-10169
Hou. Baptist8-613-12209
Lamar7-715-12243
SE Louisiana7-814-14257
C. Arkansas7-88-20279
Abil Chr.6-812-13292
Incarn Word6-911-15303
Nicholls St.5-912-15266
Nwestern St.4-1010-15324
McNeese St.4-107-18302

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La. Tech12-320-8122
Old Dominion9-516-10134
UTEP9-511-15258
Rice8-618-9183
Marshall8-615-12126
UAB8-715-13178
Western Ky.7-713-14218
UT-San Antonio6-811-16300
Charlotte5-911-14233
FAU5-99-16288
So. Miss5-108-19336
North Texas2-128-18332
FIU2-126-21340
 
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