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Parrish, Murphy III lift Rice past North Texas 84-75

HOUSTON (AP) Josh Parrish and Trey Murphy III scored 15 points apiece and Rice upset North Texas 84-75 on Saturday.

The Owls, who entered the game with one Conference USA victory, was 9 of 16 on 3-pointers and shot 64% to take a 44-33 halftime lead over the Mean Green, who shot 54.5%.

Rice protected the lead in the second half by making 6 of 12 behind the arc and shooting 59% while North Texas went 11 of 20 behind the arc but just 3 of 9 inside.

North Texas opened the second half red hot, making 11 of 17 shots, including 9 3-pointers, to take at 65-58 lead at the midpoint. However, in the last 8 1/2 minutes, Rice was 10 of 12 to regain control.

Robert Martin and Drew Peterson each added 13 points for the Owls (10-13, 2-8 Conference USA), which had lost five straight, and Ako Adams chipped in 12.

DJ Draper, who had six 3-pointers in seven attempts, and Javion Hunt each scored 18 points for the Mean Green (14-9, 8-2), whose eight-game win streak was snapped and

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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 North Texas 14-9 344175
home team logo Rice 10-13 444084
Team Stats
away team logo North Texas 14-9 71.1 PPG 35.4 RPG 12.6 APG
home team logo Rice 10-13 73.8 PPG 39.4 RPG 14.3 APG
Key Players
3
J. Hamlet 14.6 PPG 3.0 RPG 4.7 APG 49.2 FG%
2
T. Murphy III 13.7 PPG 5.5 RPG 1.2 APG 43.4 FG%
Top Scorers
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0 3PT FG% 0
0 FT% 0
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