Tulane vs Rice

Tulane 89, Rice 64

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HOUSTON (AP) - Ricky Tarrant scored 30 points and Josh Davis had 23 points and 16 rebounds as Tulane defeated Rice 89-64 Saturday night.

Tarrant was 6 for 8 on 3-point attempts, 9 for 13 overall and 6 for 7 at the free-throw line for the Green Wave (18-9, 6-6 Conference USA), who have won four of their past five games.

Rice (5-21, 1-21), which has lost six straight, was led by Max Guercy and Tamir Jackson with 19 points apiece.

Tulane never trailed, scoring 12 straight points in the early going to take a 20-5 lead. The Owls got within 11 by halftime and made it a seven-point game when Julian DeBose hit a 3-pointer with 14:31 remaining. But Tarrant made three free throws after being fouled on a 3-point attempt, then came back with a made 3-pointer on the next possession to make it 52-39 and the lead stayed in double digits the rest of the way.

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Tulane (18-9) «365389
Rice (5-21)253964

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Tulane Green Wave
J. Davis, F357-159-16162023
T. Drye, F101-32-24004
R. Tarrant, G309-136-732230
J. Callahan, G233-60-05147
K. Mack, G201-44-45136
K. Timmons292-62-21146
B. Cherry242-30-01245
J. Hook131-21-23014
L. Dabney92-30-01114
R. Sanders30-20-00020
M. Keenan10-00-00000
M. Norelia10-00-00000
L. Nwogbo10-00-00000
K. Thomas10-00-00010
Totals 28-5724-3339102289
 49.1%72.7% 
Rice Owls
J. DeBose, F283-52-34049
R. Wilson, F201-40-04132
T. Jackson, G375-159-1043319
A. Ramljak, G352-70-04145
M. Guercy, G336-104-632219
K. Washington211-23-40135
B. Firozgary171-13-42025
D. Peera50-00-00000
E. Franshaw40-00-01010
Totals 19-4421-272382264
 43.2%77.8% 
American Athletic
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
SMU17-130-513
Cincinnati16-230-612
Houston12-621-1154
UCF11-724-1269
Memphis9-919-13121
UConn9-916-17119
Tulsa8-1015-17132
Temple7-1116-16135
E. Carolina6-1215-18214
Tulane3-156-25298
So. Florida1-177-23316

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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LOU 79
USM 73 Final
MEMP 89
MIAMI 65 Final
WAKE 80
OKST 73 Final
WVU 57
VCU 75 Final
XAV 71
WSU 56 Final
ARIZ 73
NMEX 91 Final
CSU 82
TCU 48 Final
KAN 74
GTOWN 57 Final
SYR 46
MU 56 Final
NOVA 60
USD 50 Final
GONZ 81
ARK 54 Final
FLA 71
STAN 66 Final
ORE 77
KSU 81 Final
TEXAS 69