Drone will play five games in Germany and the Netherlands.
2,684 student-athletes were named to the Honor Roll
Evans scores 27 points in the loss.
Evans scores 27 in the loss.
Evans becomes the 12th freshman in C-USA history with 500 points.
On Dec. 6, the Rice Men's Basketball Team hosted 25 kids from the Boy's and Girls Club for their second annual Shopping With the Owls event.
Rice defeated St. Edward's, 93-72
Rice hosted Fresno State in the Roundball Classic.
Men's Basketball Hosted Oregon State in it's season opener.
Feb. 12, 2015
Played in 94 games with 60 starts ... has racked up 558 points (5.9 ppg) and 360 rebounds (3.8 rpg) through three seasons ... shoots 58.6 percent from the field and 62.8 percent at the foul line ... Is tied for 13th in school history with 52 blocks.
Played all 32 games, making 31 starts ... Averaged 7.4 points and 4.1 rebounds ... Was second in Conference USA in field goal percentage, connecting on 63.0-percent from the field ... His .630 field goal percentage also places second on the school's single-season list ... Scored in double-figures 12 times ... Led the team in scoring three times ... Scored seven points against Oregon State (11/19) ... Scored 10 points on 5-of-9 from the floor versus Fresno State (11/22) ... Had 12 points on 5-of-6 shooting against Lamar (11/25) ... Scored 10 points and had five rebounds versus St. Edward's (12/5) ... Grabbed a season-high eight rebounds against St. Thomas (12/17) ... Had eight rebounds versus Incarnate Word (12/29) ... Had six points and season-highs of nine rebounds, two blocks and two steals at UTEP (1/1) ... Grabbed seven rebounds in a season-high 29 minutes at North Texas (1/9) ... Scored 10 points and had a team-high eight rebounds and a career-high three assists against Marshall (1/16) ... Scored 12 points and was a perfect 8-of-8 from the line at UAB (1/21) ... Had 13 points versus Louisiana Tech (2/4) ... Scored 12 points on 6-of-8 shooting at Charlotte (2/11) ... Scored 10 points and grabbed six rebounds at Old Dominion (2/13) ... Scored 14 points and grabbed a game-high eight rebounds against Florida Atlantic (2/18) ... Scored 12 points on 6-of-8 shooting and had six rebounds versus Charlotte (3/3) ... Scored a season-high 15 points against Charlotte in the Conference USA Tournament (3/9).
Played in all 32 games, making 29 starts ... averaged 6.7 points and led the team with 5.4 rebounds in 22.7 minutes of action ... added 21 blocks, 14 assists and 10 steals ... shot a team-best 56.9 percent from the field ... led the team in rebounding in 11 games and scoring three times.
Opened the season with six points on 3-of-5 shooting and eight rebounds at Oregon State ... notched his first of eight double-figure scoring games of the season with 10 points on 4-of-4 shooting in the win over Prairie View A&M ... hauled in seven rebounds with five points against Washington State ... followed that performance with 15 points on 5-of-9 shooting and five rebounds against Alaska Anchorage ... notched 14 points on 7-of-11 shooting with nine rebounds in the win over St. Edward's ... tallied his first double-double in the following outing with 16 points and 10 rebounds off the bench against St. Thomas ... added two assists and a block in that contest while making 6-of-7 free throws ... hauled in a season-high 11 rebounds with six points and two assists against North Texas ... racked up 10 points on 4-of-4 shooting with eight rebounds in the overtime win at Charlotte ... tallied 11 points and eight rebounds on another 4-of-4 shooting night at Marshall ... made all five shot attempts in the win at Western Kentucky for 10 points with five rebounds and an assist ... posted 12 points and nine rebounds in a season-high 32 minutes in the double overtime win against UAB ... scored eight points in three of the season's final five games, including a 4-of-4 shooting performance at UTSA and 4-of-5 shooting in the Conference USA Championship opening round win over North Texas.
Ranked second for Rice with a 53.5 field goal clip ... scored 108 points on the season, 3.6 per game ... came off the bench in all 30 contests ... one of four Owls to play in every game on the season ... hauled in 57 rebounds, including 21 on the offensive glass ... blocked eight shots, passed out two assists and swiped a pair of steals.
Tallied six points and two boards at Middle Tennessee ... racked up eight points on 3-of-4 shooting with four rebounds and a block against UAB ... sank 3-of-5 attempts for six points and four rebounds in an efficient outing against Tulsa ... tossed in a dunk against North Texas en route to three points with a pair of rebounds in eight minutes ... posted his fifth-straight multiple field goal game at Southern Miss, with four points and two boards ... scored seven points on 2-of-4 shooting and 3-of-4 free throws against Florida Atlantic ... added four rebounds and two blocks in 14 minutes off the bench ... came within a point of his season high as he scored nine on 4-of-6 shooting against FIU ... matched his season high with five rebounds and added an assist and a block in the game ... knocked down both field goal attempts against Harvard for four points to accompany two rebounds ... tallied four points, one rebound, a block and a steal in 15 minutes at Texas ... recorded a season-high 10 points on 4-of-6 shooting and 2-of-2 free throws in the win over Northwood ... added three rebounds in 12 minutes ... notched two points and two rebounds with a block in 13 minutes at Houston Baptist ... sank both attempts from the field for four points against Rider ... added three rebounds in the game ... scored four points on 2-of-2 shooting with a rebound against Princeton ... pulled down a pair of rebounds and took away a steal in the win at Texas A&M-Corpus Christi ... hauled in five rebounds (two on the offensive glass) and scored four points off the bench in his collegiate debut against St. Thomas.
Gallatin County High School
Earned the top see in the Illinois 1A regional and capped his senior season with a 25-4 overall record and 14-0 in league play ... scored 24 of his 30 championship game points in the first half ... shot an unbelievable 81 percent from the field on the season, averaging 26 points per game ... named first team all-state ... scored 26 points in the team's first-ever win in sectionals ... advanced to the Illinois Elite Eight ... as a junior, averaged 23.0 points, 10.0 rebounds and 8.0 blocks per game ... posted a 16-8 record and 9-2 mark in conference play ... named second team all-state ... finished his career as the school's all-time leading scorer with 2,396 points.
Son of Jeff and Toni Drone ... interested in studying audiology and hearing disorders ... has been honored for his extensive involvement in community service ... Rice major: Undeclared (Social Sciences Division) ... Rice College: Sid Richardson.
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