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Pearson, Texas State hand Rice 3rd straight defeat, 74-66

HOUSTON (AP) Nijal Pearson pumped in 18 points and Immanuel King added 15 points and grabbed 11 rebounds as Texas State closed out its nonconference schedule by handing Rice its third straight defeat, beating the Owls 74-66 on Friday night.

Rice now has lost six of its last seven games and is 2-4 on its home court after dropping games to Eastern Kentucky, Georgia State and Texas-Rio Grande Valley.

Pearson knocked down a pair of free throws with 24 seconds left to give Texas State a 33-31 lead, but Miles Lester hit a jumper with one second left to send the teams into intermission tied at 33-33. King hit a jumper with 16:06 left in the game to spark a 10-3 Texas State run that put the Bobcats in front for good.

Marlin Davis added 15 points for Texas State (7-6) and the Bobcats were 21 of 28 from the free throw line.

Connor Cashaw scored 15 points and Miles Lester added another 11 for Rice (3-10).

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Key Players
Min. Per Game
Pts. Per Game
Ast. Per Game
Reb. Per Game
Field Goal %
Three Point %
Free Throw %
Team Stats
Points 0 0
Field Goals 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
3-Pointers 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
Free Throws 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
Total Rebounds 0 0
Offensive 0 0
Defensive 0 0
Team 0 0
Assists 0 0
Steals 0 0
Blocks 0 0
Turnovers 0 0
Fouls 0 0
Technicals 0 0
12T
away team logo Texas St. 7-6 334174
home team logo Rice 3-10 333366
Team Stats
away team logo Texas St. 7-6 72.6 PPG 41.7 RPG 14.5 APG
home team logo Rice 3-10 74.0 PPG 41.3 RPG 13.3 APG
Key Players
22
N. Pearson 16.4 PPG 5.1 RPG 1.4 APG 42.1 FG%
10
R. Martin 12.2 PPG 6.2 RPG 1.7 APG 46.8 FG%
Top Scorers
PTS REB AST
PTS REB AST
0 FG% 0
0 3PT FG% 0
0 FT% 0
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Bench
Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Bench
Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB