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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Incarn Word10-818-11160
Lamar9-915-15219
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Hou. Baptist7-1112-16286
Nicholls St.7-1110-19321
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SE Louisiana6-129-23329
Abilene Christian4-1410-21325
C. Arkansas2-162-27349

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FIU8-1016-17217
UT-San Antonio8-1014-16237
North Texas8-1014-17224
Rice8-1012-20248
Charlotte7-1114-18211
Marshall7-1111-21296
So. Miss4-149-20283
FAU2-169-20303
 
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