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2007-08 Quick Facts

University Information
Location: Houston, Texas
Founded: 1891
Enrollment: 5,008
Nickname: Owls
Mascot: Sammy the Owl
Colors: Blue (pms 281c) and Gray (pms 424c)
Conference: Conference USA
Facility: tba
University Area Code: 713

University Personnel
President: David W. Leebron (Harvard, 1976)
Faculty Representative: Dr. James Castaņeda (Drew University, 1954)
Athletic Director: Chris Del Conte (UC Santa Barbara)
Athletics Phone Number: 348-6920
Ticket Office Phone Number: 348-4068

Media Information
Basketball Contact: Jay Jameson (Indiana, 1989)
Jameson's e-mail: jj7473@rice.edu
Office Phone: 348-8874
Office Fax: 348-6019

Mailing Address:
P.O. 1892, MS548
Houston, TX 77251-1892

Internet Site: riceowls.com

Basketball Information
All-Time Record: 93 seasons: 970-1,191

Head Coach: Willis Wilson (Rice, 1982)
School & Career Record: 216-219 (15 years)
Assistant: Marty Gillespie (Iowa State, 1979, 7th season)
Assistant: Omar Mance (Rice, 2003, 1st season)
Assistant: Brent Scott (Rice, 2003, 1st season
Director of Operations: tba

Staff Assistant:
Office Phone: 348-4075
Office Fax: 348-5695

2006-07 Review
Record: 16-16
C-USA Record/Place: 8-8/t4th
Home: 10-5
Away: 2-8
Neutral: 4-3
C-USA Home: 6-2
C-USA Away: 2-6

2007-08 Preview

Starters R/L: 3/2
Lettermen R/L: 8/6

No. PlayerPos. Ht. Wt. Cl. Ppg Rpg
Starters Returning (3)
13 Paulius Packevicius F 6-9 230 Sr. 3.4 4.1
32 Cory Pflieger G 6-2 175 Jr. 6.3 2.1
41 Patrick Britton F 6-8 200 Sr. 5.1 4.0
 
Starters Lost (2)
5 Lorenzo Williams G 6-1 165 Sr. 9.1 4.6*
22 Morris Almond G 6-6 216 Sr. 26.4 6.6
 
Letterwinners Returning (8)
1 Chris Hagan G 5-9 165 So. 5.1 1.3
4 Matt Hagen C 6-10 230 Jr. 1.0 2.0
13 Paulius Packevicius F 6-9 230 Sr. 3.4 4.1
21 Rodney Foster G 6-1 185 Jr. 4.4 1.3
32 Cory Pflieger G 6-2 175 Jr. 6.3 2.1
33 Lawrence Ghoram G 6-5 195 So. 1.9 1.0
41 Patrick Britton F 6-8 200 Sr. 5.1 4.0
43 Aleks Perka F 6-8 205 Jr. 3.0 2.4
 
Letterwinners Lost (6)
3 Chris Szalay G 5-10 165 Jr. 1.5 0.3
5 Lorenzo Williams G 6-1 165 Sr. 9.1 4.6*
15 Jonathan Bailey G 6-3 195 So. 1.0 0.0
22 Morris Almond G 6-6 216 Sr. 26.4 6.6
30 Charles Belton G/F 6-4 185 So. 1.6 1.5
31 Greg Killings C 6-10 240 Sr. 6.9 6.2
 
Newcomers (5)
11 Suleiman Braimoh F 6-8 230 Fr.-HS Baldwin, N.Y./The Lawrenceville School
12 Bryan Beasley G 6-0 185 So.-Tr Pflugerville, Texas/Pflugerville HS
34 Scott Saunders C 6-10 240 Fr.-HS New Orleans, La./Battle Ground Academy (Tenn.)
10 Johnathan Tracey G 5-10 150 Fr.-HS Austin, Texas/Lake Travis HS
5 Jasen Williams G 6-3 170 Fr.-HS Houston, Texas/Nimitz HS
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