Egor Koulechov scored 26 points and grabbed a season-high 15 rebounds.
Egor Koulechov had 31 points and 14 rebounds to lead the Owls.
Evans leads Rice with 25 points.
Tip-off is scheduled for 12 p.m.
Photos from North Texas @ Rice on January 14, 2017.
Jan. 7, 2017
USATSI Gallery - Rice @ Texas Tech
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
Started all 32 games ... Was second on the team and sixth in Conference USA with 16.7 points ... Led the team and tied for 10th in C-USA with 7.0 rebounds per game ... Also led the league in free throw percentage (.861), was fifth in three-pointers made per game (2.5) and sixth in minutes per game (34.4) Had 30 double-figure scoring games and seven double-figure rebounding games ... Recorded seven double-doubles ... Led the team in scoring nine times and rebounding 18 times ... Recorded seven 20-point games ... Had team-highs of 19 points and eight rebounds at California (11/13) ... Recorded first career double-double at San Francisco (11/16), recording 17 points and 11 rebounds ... Scored 16 points on 4-of-9 from three against Oregon State (11/19) ... Scored 18 points versus Fresno State (11/22) ... Had 15 points on 3-of-5 three-pointers against Lamar (11/25) ... Scored 18 points and grabbed eight rebounds in a career-high 37 minutes versus UC Riverside (11/27) ... Had a career-high 28 points on 10-of-15 shooting with eight rebounds against UT Arlington (11/29) ... Scored 21 points at Houston Baptist (12/2) ... Recorded double-double of 17 points and 10 rebounds versus St. Edward's (12/5) ... Scored a career-high 32-points on 6-of-10 from three, including the game-winning free throw with 0.1 seconds left and had five rebounds and four assists at New Mexico (12/19) ... Was named College Sports Madness Conference USA Player of the Week (12/21) for his performance at New Mexico ... Scored 19 points and had a team-high nine rebounds at South Alabama (12/22) ... Scored 19 points and grabbed a career-high 17 rebounds against Incarnate Word (12/29) ... Had 13 points and a team-high nine rebounds at North Texas (1/9) ... Recorded a double-double with 14 points and 10 rebounds at UAB (1/21) ... Scored 19 points on 8-of-10 shooting against North Texas (1/30) ... Scored a team-high 20 points versus Louisiana Tech (2/4) ... Had 21 points and 12 rebounds while tying a career-high with four assists against Southern Miss (2/6) ... Scored 19 points on 5-of-7 three's versus Florida Atlantic (2/18) ... Scored 21 points and grabbed a team-high nine rebounds against FIU (2/20) ... Had 26 points and 11 rebounds at Louisiana Tech (2/27) ... Had 17 points and 12 rebounds versus Charlotte in the Conference USA Tournament (3/9).
Redshirted in accordance with NCAA transfer rules.
2013-14 (at Arizona State)
Saw action in 27 games for the Sun Devils as a freshman, including seven starts ... averaged 3.7 points and 2.8 rebounds while shooting 43.8 percent from the field and 11-of-33 from downtown ... scored in double figures twice, including 12 points against College of Charleston and 11 at Utah to accompany eight rebounds ... hauled in a season-best 10 boards (with five points and four assists) at UNLV and earned his first start in the following game ... posted 17 multiple-rebound games for head coach Herb Sendek ... ASU posted a 21-12 record and earned an at-large bid to the 2014 NCAA Tournament ... The freshman averaged 14.0 minutes per game and sank 67.9 percent of his free throws on the year.
Spent two seasons at The Sagemont School in Weston, Fla., but grew up in Israel from the age of seven and spent the recent summers playing for the Israeli national team ... with the U-18 national squad, he led the team with 19.8 points and 7.9 rebounds in the 2012 European Championship B Division, including 33 points against the Czech Republic ... in 2013, he notched 12.0 points and 4.6 rebounds for the U-20 squad and led his team with a 93.5 free throw percentage as well as 1.7 steals per game. The team claimed 15th place in the A Division championship. He scored 21 points in consecutive games against Spain and Ukraine and tallied a double-double against Serbia with 16 points and 13 boards.