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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Scoreboard
New Orleans (4-12)274471
Rice (4-13) «445195

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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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TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
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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