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Western Kentucky dominates Rice in 85-66 win

HOUSTON (AP) Darius Thompson scored 18 points and dished out 10 assists, Justin Johnson also got a double-double and Western Kentucky dominated Rice in an 85-66 win Saturday night.

Thompson had four 3-pointers and finished 6 of 8 from the field, while Johnson added 16 points to go with 13 rebounds. Dwight Coleby and Josh Anderson added 12 points apiece and Lamonte Bearden had 11 for Western Kentucky, which shot 56 percent from the field, including 10 for 18 from long range.

The Hilltoppers (20-7, 12-2 Conference USA) scored the game's first 10 points, took a 48-31 advantage into the break and never trailed in securing the program's 44th 20-win season.

Malik Osborne scored 15 points to lead Rice (5-22, 2-12) and Connor Cashaw and Miles Lester each scored 13. The Owls have lost six straight.

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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 Western Ky. 20-7 483785
home team logo Rice 5-22 313566
Team Stats
away team logo Western Ky. 20-7 72.6 PPG 38.9 RPG 12.2 APG
home team logo Rice 5-22 75.3 PPG 40 RPG 13.6 APG
Key Players
11
T. Hollingsworth 16.2 PPG 4.7 RPG 2.7 APG 45.0 FG%
24
C. Mullins 12.5 PPG 2.2 RPG 2.4 APG 42.2 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