Hartford vs Rice

Hartford 58, Rice 51

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HOUSTON (AP) - Yolonzo Moore II and Mark Nwakamma scored 13 points apiece, and Hartford rode a late 12-0 run to a 58-51 victory over Rice on Saturday night in the first-ever meeting between the schools.

Moore made three of Hartford's eight 3-pointers. Taylor Dyson added 10 points for the Hawks (6-5), and Parker U'u and Evan Cooper pulled down seven rebounds each.

Tamir Jackson led the Owls (2-7) with 18 points and seven rebounds, and Julian DeBose had 11 points.

Hartford trailed by as many as 11 in the first half before rallying to tie it at 27 at halftime. The second half went back and forth before Rice went ahead 44-41 on Jackson's fast-break layup with 7:01 to play. Moore came alive from there, making a jumper, a layup and a 3-pointer as the Hawks scored the next 12 points to put the game away.

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Scoreboard
Hartford (6-5) «273158
Rice (2-7)272451

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Hartford Hawks
M. Nwakamma, F345-112-441113
N. Sikma, F220-30-03320
J. Peterson, F10-00-00000
Y. Moore II, G305-80-013213
C. Wroe, G222-22-23116
E. Cooper, G322-74-67319
W. Cole, G180-70-03010
J. Schneck, F-C182-60-05114
T. Dyson, G114-60-011110
P. U'u, G-F111-10-07003
O. Faulk, F10-00-00000
Total 21-518-1236131058
 41.2%66.7% 
Rice Owls
S. Gearhart, F371-41-27334
J. DeBose, G355-101-253411
R. Wilson, F141-22-42104
T. Jackson, G387-193-472318
M. Guercy, G262-70-03146
A. Ramljak, G272-50-01036
K. Washington, G140-12-21102
D. Peera, G60-00-00000
B. Firozgary, F30-00-00010
Total 18-489-1428111851
 37.5%64.3% 
America East
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Albany0-03-0205
UMass Lowell0-02-1325
Vermont0-02-124
Hartford0-02-2181
New Hamp.0-01-1128
UMBC0-01-2117
Binghamton0-01-3203
Maine0-00-3152
Stony Brook0-00-368

Conference USA
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
La. Tech0-03-0262
UAB0-03-0128
Middle Tenn.0-03-1276
Old Dominion0-03-1268
Marshall0-02-1231
North Texas0-02-1236
UT-San Antonio0-02-2281
FAU0-01-1261
So. Miss0-01-1128
Western Ky.0-01-1128
Charlotte0-01-2152
Rice0-01-2336
UTEP0-01-285
FIU0-01-3344
 
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