Temple vs Rice

Temple 77, Rice 70

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HOUSTON (AP) - Juan Fernandez scored 23 points and reached a career milestone, Ramone Moore added 15 points, and Temple pulled away in the second half Monday to beat Rice 77-70.

Fernandez, a senior, came into the game needing three points to reach 1,000 for his career. He got to 1,001 on a layup 5:10 into the game, then kept scoring. For the game, Fernandez was 8 of 18 from the field, including 5 of 7 on 3-pointers.

Aaron Brown scored 10 points for Temple (7-3), and Rahlir Hollis-Jefferson chipped in nine points and 10 rebounds.

Arsalan Kazemi picked up another double-double for Rice (7-4) with 13 points and 11 rebounds. Lucas Kuipers led Rice with 16 points.

The game was the second meeting between Rice and Temple, both of which have the Owls as their mascot. Temple won the previous matchup as well - 70-59 on Dec. 29, 1948.

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Scoreboard
Temple (7-3) «364177
Rice (7-4)323870

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Temple Owls
R. Hollis-Jefferson, F334-51-410349
A. Lee, F202-30-07034
R. Moore, G386-163-546315
J. Fernandez, G368-182-253323
K. Wyatt, G171-24-41246
A. Brown284-110-040310
W. Cummings151-33-41105
T. DiLeo132-30-01035
Totals 28-6113-1940152377
 45.9%68.4% 
Rice Owls
A. Kazemi, F365-73-5112313
L. Kuipers, F276-142-271216
T. Jackson, G354-113-717411
C. Frizzelle, G292-73-30117
D. Ennis, G253-71-13327
J. Reischel162-43-45007
J. DeBose101-42-41014
S. Gearhart102-30-02005
A. Ibrahim90-20-01030
O. Oraby20-10-00010
N. Schwarze10-00-00000
Totals 25-6017-2636141770
 41.7%65.4% 
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Rhode Island5-013-313
Duquesne4-113-5220
Davidson4-19-7135
VCU3-211-7106
UMass3-210-8168
Dayton3-29-873
George Mason3-29-9194
St. Bona.2-312-542
Saint Josephs2-37-9189
Richmond2-34-13241
Geo. Wash.1-48-10212
Saint Louis1-48-10202
La Salle1-47-11164
Fordham1-46-11271

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Middle Tenn.5-013-432
Western Ky.5-013-540
Old Dominion4-113-4105
UAB4-113-5159
Marshall3-212-6139
North Texas3-210-8179
FAU2-38-9199
FIU2-38-10292
So. Miss2-49-10203
UT-San Antonio2-49-10286
UTEP2-47-11320
Charlotte1-45-11297
Rice1-44-14325
La. Tech1-510-9150
 
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