New Orleans vs Rice

Rice 95, New Orleans 71

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HOUSTON (AP) - Tamir Jackson scored 24 points on 11-of-16 shooting, Julian DeBose added 20 points and hot-shooting Rice cruised to a 95-71 nonconference victory over New Orleans on Saturday night.

DeBose added eight rebounds and four steals for the Owls (4-13), who shot 61 percent from the field and were 12 of 24 from 3-point range. Max Guercy had 18 points, six assists and five steals. Rice outscored New Orleans 44-24 in the paint.

Lovell Cook had 18 points and Rarlensee Nelson chipped in 10 for the Privateers (4-12), who fell to 0-8 on the road this season. New Orleans committed 19 turnovers.

Rice never trailed after the opening minutes and led 44-27 at halftime. The Owls kept pouring it on from there, going 20 of 31 from the field in the second half.

The game was only the second meeting between the schools; Rice won the other meeting, 83-49, last season.

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Scoreboard
New Orleans (4-12)274471
Rice (4-13) «445195

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New Orleans Privateers
L. Cook, F327-104-440018
E. Denard, F172-54-44148
R. Nelson, G333-104-426210
M. County, G203-50-02227
T. McPhearson, G193-60-03249
M. Banchy201-30-01102
I. Mack203-80-03107
K. Hill152-32-24126
C. Dixon131-10-11012
E. Ganapamo60-20-00000
T. Avery31-10-00002
J. Reese20-00-00000
Totals 26-5414-1527141571
 48.1%93.3% 
Rice Owls
S. Gearhart, F286-82-222415
M. Guercy, G336-83-336218
T. Jackson, G3211-160-132024
J. DeBose, G318-112-281120
A. Ramljak, G304-90-032312
K. Washington241-40-03512
D. Peera91-20-00212
R. Wilson91-30-01022
B. Firozgary40-10-00010
Totals 38-627-827201595
 61.3%87.5% 
Southland
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Lamar0-04-1176
SF Austin0-04-1332
Incarn Word0-03-1351
C. Arkansas0-03-2167
Nicholls St.0-03-2317
Abil Chr.0-02-2329
Sam Houston0-02-2349
McNeese St.0-02-3303
SE Louisiana0-02-392
Texas A&M-CC0-01-3163
Hou. Baptist0-01-4287
Nwestern St.0-01-4198
New Orleans0-00-3238

Conference USA
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
La. Tech0-05-020
Middle Tenn.0-04-131
Old Dominion0-04-133
So. Miss0-02-1294
Marshall0-03-2254
North Texas0-03-2244
UT-San Antonio0-03-2197
Western Ky.0-03-2271
UAB0-03-3297
Charlotte0-02-2288
FAU0-02-3260
FIU0-02-3342
UTEP0-01-3323
Rice0-01-4278
 
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