Rice vs Texas-San Antonio

UT-San Antonio drubs Rice 89-76

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SAN ANTONIO (AP) Jordan Sims scored 21 points including 5-of-7 3-pointers as UT-San Antonio had no problem getting past Rice 89-76 on Thursday night.

Phillip Jones added 16 points with 11 rebounds and Edrico McGregor scored 13 points and grabbed 10 rebounds for Texas-San Antonio (7-12, 3-3 Conference USA).

UTSA led 51-39 at the break and trailed only briefly, 6-5, in the first half.

A technical foul by Rice's Seth Gearhart appeared to motivate the Owls in narrowing the gap to 74-68 with 5 minutes left but UTSA hit 7 of 11 free throws down the stretch to squelch the Owls' hopes.

The Roadrunners amassed 12 steals and outscored Rice 24-10 from the free throw line.

Keith Washington led Rice with 20 points. Sean Obi added 19 points and logged 10 rebounds. Rice (6-14, 1-6) has lost 9 of 10 games and sits next to the bottom in conference standings.

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Rice (6-14)393776
Texas-San Antonio (7-12) «513889

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Conference USA
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
La. Tech0-03-0262
UAB0-03-0152
Old Dominion0-04-136
Middle Tenn.0-03-1276
North Texas0-02-1241
Western Ky.0-02-1316
UT-San Antonio0-03-2281
Marshall0-02-2250
FAU0-01-1282
So. Miss0-01-1152
FIU0-02-3344
Charlotte0-01-2152
Rice0-01-2313
UTEP0-01-3191
 
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CINCY 69 Final
LOU 66
FLA 62 Final
MSST 51
PUR 66 Final
MICH 75