Jessica Kuster registered her 12th double-double of the season to propel the Rice Owls women's basketball team to a convincing 68-40 Conference USA victory over Houston Thursday night inside Tudor Fieldhouse.
Kuster, in only 29 minutes of action, poured in 22 points and collected 16 rebounds, both of which were game-highs.
The Owls sweep the season series vs. UH and now sport a 14-13 overall record and an 8-6 mark in C-USA. Houston falls to 2-24 and 1-13 in league action. It is the first series sweep of Houston by Rice since the Owls captured both games during the 1986-87 campaign.