Rice vs Tulane

Tulane 73, Rice 66

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NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Josh Davis scored 22 points and Tulane pulled away from Rice in the second half Saturday for a 73-66 Conference USA victory.

Tied at 32 at the half, the Owls moved ahead on Seth Gearhart's three-point play before the Green Wave (14-6, 2-3) took control with a 9-0 spurt.

After Julian DeBose's layup got Rice back within four, at 41-37, Ricky Tarrant made two free throws and Tulane maintained a cushion of at least six points from there.

The win gave the Green Wave a 25-24 lead in the series and snapped Rice's three-game streak, including a sweep last season.

Davis had nine rebounds, ending his run of three straight double-doubles, as Tulane outrebounded the Owls 38-21.

Tarrant added 16 points and Jordan Callahan scored 10 for the Green Wave.

Gearhart scored 23 points to lead the Owls (4-15, 0-5), who have lost eight of their past nine games.

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Rice Owls
S. Gearhart, F368-123-372323
M. Guercy, G394-122-316411
J. DeBose, G374-84-430412
T. Jackson, G303-94-443410
A. Ramljak, G273-80-02148
K. Washington180-12-20032
R. Wilson80-00-00000
D. Peera40-00-01000
B. Firozgary10-00-00010
Totals 22-5015-1621122366
 44%93.8% 
Tulane Green Wave
J. Davis, F388-106-1090222
K. Timmons, F303-43-65229
T. Drye, F293-52-28158
R. Tarrant, G383-108-1025216
J. Callahan, G313-92-464210
J. Hook111-40-01013
B. Cherry71-30-01003
L. Dabney60-12-21012
L. Nwogbo50-10-03000
J. Birchfield40-00-02100
K. Thomas10-00-00000
Totals 22-4723-3438131573
 46.8%67.6% 
Conference USA
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Middle Tenn.5-015-321
La. Tech4-112-6225
UAB4-111-7128
UT-San Antonio4-19-9312
Old Dominion4-211-7125
Marshall4-211-881
Western Ky.3-39-10226
Rice2-312-6174
So. Miss2-35-12337
UTEP2-34-13346
Charlotte2-48-9227
FAU1-45-11325
North Texas0-56-11297
FIU0-54-14345

American Athletic
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Cincinnati5-015-218
SMU5-115-432
UCF4-113-487
Tulsa3-19-7130
Houston4-214-563
Memphis3-213-5119
UConn2-37-10144
Tulane1-44-13280
Temple1-510-953
E. Carolina1-59-10223
So. Florida0-56-10294
 
Other games
SYR 71 Final
NOVA 75
OHST 65 Final
PSU 51
ND 73 Final
USF 65
LOU 51 Final
GTOWN 53
MD 64 Final
DUKE 84
KSU 67 Final
IAST 73
MINN 44 Final
WISC 45
OKLA 54 Final
KAN 67
NMEX 34 Final
SDSU 55
VANDY 59 Final
MIZZ 81
TEMP 71 Final
BUTL 83
USC 50 Final
ARIZ 74
UNC 83 Final
NCST 91
WASH 76 Final
ORE 81
SF 52 Final
GONZ 66
MISS 63 Final
AUB 61
FLA 82 Final
MSST 47
LAS 69 Final
VCU 61
BRAD 39 Final
WICH 73