Marshall vs Rice

Marshall gets by Rice 73-63


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HOUSTON (AP) Ryan Taylor and Kareem Canty each scored 18 points, leading Marshall to a 73-63 win over Rice on Thursday night.

Marshall (7-13, 1-4 Conference USA) snapped a four-game losing streak and never trailed against Rice (5-13, 0-5).

The Thundering Herd scored the first eight points of the game en route to a 33-22 halftime lead. Rice opened the second half on a 13-5 run and came within 38-35 with 14:45 left.

Marshall took a 46-35 lead after an 8-0 run, highlighted by 3-pointers on consecutive possessions from Canty and then Taylor.

The lead was cut to 69-63 with 18 seconds left after a Marcus Jackson 3-pointer. But Canty and Taylor each hit a pair of free throws in the final 13 seconds to preserve the win.

Sean Obi led the Owls with 22 points and 17 rebounds. Max Guercy had 11 points and Jackson added 10.

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Marshall (7-13) «334073
Rice (5-13)224163

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Conference USA
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Middle Tenn.17-131-535
La. Tech14-423-10117
Old Dominion12-619-12136
UTEP12-615-17222
Rice11-723-12168
Marshall10-820-15112
UAB9-917-16198
Western Ky.9-915-17226
UT-San Antonio8-1014-19264
Charlotte7-1113-17243
FAU6-1210-20282
So. Miss6-129-22331
FIU3-157-24337
North Texas2-168-22339
 
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