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Adams scores 22 to lead Rice over Alabama A&M 73-59

HOUSTON (AP) Ako Adams scored a career-high 22 points in 26 minutes and Rice held Alabama A&M scoreless in the final two minutes for a 73-59 win on Monday night.

Jack Williams sandwiched a jump shot and a 3-pointer between a 3 from Adams and the Owls were up 13-4. Trey Murphy III buried a 3 and Williams' jumper made it an 11-point advantage. Rice led 36-26 at halftime before the Bulldogs narrowed the deficit to 47-44 on an 18-11 run. The Bulldogs got within 58-55 but never got closer.

Williams and Robert Martin each scored 13 points for Rice (2-1) which shot 57 percent (25 of 44) from the field. The Owls have averaged 76.3 points a game to start the season.

Jalen Reeder scored 13 points and Walter Jones Jr., and Arthur Johnson each scored 10 for Alabama A&M (0-3).

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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 Alabama A&M 0-3 263359
home team logo Rice 2-1 363773
Team Stats
away team logo Alabama A&M 0-3 60.6 PPG 35.7 RPG 12.0 APG
home team logo Rice 2-1 74.0 PPG 41.3 RPG 13.3 APG
Key Players
1
A. Kennedy 12.4 PPG 6.0 RPG 0.9 APG 48.7 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