Seven teams garner Sport Academic Awards
Award winners announced for each sport
Rice recognized its own on Monday evening
More than 2,500 Conference USA athletes honored
The senior men's basketball player took on a variety of service projects
Rice Men's Basketball held Media Day on Tuesday, Oct. 28 at Tudor Fieldhouse.
Charlotte 77, Rice 76 Feb. 28, 2015 Tudor Fieldhouse
ODU 63, Rice 54 Feb. 26, 2015
Feb. 12, 2015
Jan. 28, 2015
Jan. 17, 2015
Named to the 2013 and ‘15 Conference USA All-Academic teams … four-time Commissioner's Honor Roll member ... selected to the NABC Honors Court in 2014 ... played in 108 games over four years, starting all 80 in his final three seasons ... shot 40.9 percent from the field for his career and 36.3 percent from downtown … hauled in 360 rebounds with 142 assists, 77 steals and 39 blocks … became the ninth Rice player to notch 30 points and 10 rebounds in a game when he racked up 32 and 10 in the win over UAB in 2014-15 … shot 79.6 percent from the free throw line to rank 10th on Rice’s career list.
Second team all-Conference USA selection … Academic All-conference team member … led the Owls and ranked seventh in Conference USA in scoring with 15.3 points per game … also ranked fourth among league leaders in minutes played (33.9), fifth in free throw percentage (81.6), sixth in three-pointers per game (2.2) and eighth in three-point percentage (39.9) … ranked second on the team with 5.3 rebounds per game … was the only player in C-USA to post two 30-point outings in league play with career highs of 31 points in Rice’s win at WKU and 32 points a week later in the victory over UAB … his 69 three-pointers rank 10th on the program’s single-season list … also ranks 10th for knocking down a three-pointer in 17-straight games … his six steals against William & Mary tied for the eighth-most in a single game in program history … 1,085 minutes played tied for the fourth-most in program history … his 11-straight free throws in the win over UAB tied for the sixth-most consecutive foul shots made in a single game by a Rice player … led the team in scoring 13 times, rebounding 11 times and assists three times.
Opened his senior campaign with 14 points at Oregon State in front of friends and family near his hometown of Wilsonville, Ore. … tallied 22 points against another Pac-12 opponent as he shot 7-of-13 from the field to accompany four assists against Washington State at the Great Alaska Shootout … scored 50 points in three tournament games over the Thanksgiving break … sank all eight free throw attempts en route to 17 points against Houston Baptist … notched his first double-double with 15 points and a career-high 11 rebounds in the win over St. Thomas … set a career scoring high with 24 points on 8-of-13 shooting with four three pointers, six rebounds and four assists at Texas … scored 18 points on 5-of-10 shooting in the overtime win at Charlotte … followed up with 16 points, six rebounds and three assists to help the Owls past Southern Miss … sank 4-of-6 three-point attempts for 20 points at North Texas … led the Owls to a win at Western Kentucky with 31 points on 9-of-13 shooting, including three treys and a 10-of-10 mark at the foul line … one week later, topped that scoring total with a new career mark of 32 points in the double-overtime win against eventual league champion UAB … drained 12-of-13 free throws in the win over the Blazers, including two foul shots with under 30 seconds remaining in regulation to tie the game and send it to overtime … shot 8-of-11 in the contest, including a 4-of-5 mark from downtown, and racked up his second double-double with 10 boards … notched a double-double for the second-straight game with 13 points and 11 rebounds at FIU … sank four three-pointers to total 24 points in the road win against Florida Atlantic … notched his seventh 20-point outing of the season in the win at UTSA with 23 points on 7-of-14 shooting with five three-pointers … filled up the box score with 10 points, nine rebounds, three assists, a block and a steal in the first round win over North Texas in the Conference USA Championship … finished the season with 16 points, including 9-of-10 free throws, against LA Tech in the C-USA quarterfinal round.
Ranked second on the team in rebounding, steals and blocks ... named to Cable Car Classic all-tournament team ... tallied 6.8 points per game ... started 28 games and was one of four Owls to play in all 30 contests ... posted six double-figure scoring games ... led the Owls in rebounding in two games and in assists twice ... swatted a career-high three blocks in three games.
Closed out the season with his sixth double-figure scoring performance, tallying 11 points against North Texas ... sank three three-pointers with three rebounds ... notched 11 points and six rebounds against UAB on 4-of-10 shooting ... swiped a career-best five steals to pair with seven points and five rebounds in the win over North Texas ... drained three treys at UTEP for nine points to accompany four rebounds and two assists ... connected on 4-of-5 shots for nine points at UTSA ... led Rice with 16 points on 5-of-9 shooting with four three-pointers against Charlotte ... added four rebounds, two assists and a steal in the win ... scored seven points with two assists and two rebounds against Marshall ... blocked three shots and totaled nine points, two rebounds and an assist against Florida Atlantic ... notched eight points with a pair of three-pointers against FIU ... added two assists and a rebound ... narrowly missed a double-double with nine points and a career-high nine rebounds against Houston ... shot 3-of-5 from downtown ... passed a career-best four assists to match four points and two boards in the win over South Alabama ... matched a career high with three blocks at HBU ... sank 9-of-10 free throws and a pair of three-pointers for 15 points at Santa Clara ... knocked down 6-of-10 three-pointers against Rider for a season-high 20 points ... added four rebounds, two blocks, an assist and a steal in the OT thriller ... filled up the box score with seven points, four rebounds, two assists and a pair of blocks in the win at Texas A&M-Corpus Christi ... broke out of an early-season shooting slump at Texas A&M, tallying 10 points on 3-of-7 shooting with a pair of three-pointers.
Started all 20 games played for the Owls in a promising sophomore season that was cut short by a foot injury ... tallied 7.0 points per game on 38.2 percent field goal shooting with a 33.3 percent mark from downtown ... led the Owls in free throw accuracy with an 86.5 percent mark ... added 3.0 rebounds per game.
Made his first-career start in the season opener against St. Thomas, when he notched then-career highs in points (10), field goals (3), field goal attempts (6), three-point attempts (4), rebounds (4) and free throws (3) ... scored the Owls' first points of the season with a three-pointer on the game's first possession ... continued his strong start to the year with 15 points, four rebounds, three assists and three steals against St. Edward's ... notched eight points, including a pair of three-pointers, against Drexel ... hauled in a career-high seven rebounds against Hartford, and added four points, three assists and a pair of steals ... that game began a solid stretch in which he hauled in 22 rebounds over five contests ... scored in double figures for a third time on the year with 11 points on 4-of-5 shooting against TCU ... added four rebounds and two assists in the tight contest ... knocked down 3-of-6 three-pointers at Tulsa for 12 points to accompany a pair of assists and a block ... went 6-of-8 from the field against New Orleans to tally 15 points in addition to two blocks and a pair of assists ... led Rice with a career-best 23 points on 8-of-12 shooting with four three-pointers at Tulane ... matched his career best with seven rebounds in his most complete game of the season ... hauled in four rebounds and scored six points on a pair of three-pointers before suffering a season-ending foot injury in the win over Houston.
Averaged 1.7 points and 1.1 rebounds as a freshman ... shot 47.4 percent from the field and made 7-of-17 three-pointers during the season ... debuted with five points in the Owls' season-opening win over New Orleans ... first career steal came in the Owls' game against Northern Iowa ... was 2-for-2 from the field against Louisiana College, equaling a career high with five points ... also had a career-high two steals in the Louisiana College win ... equaled most extensive playing time off the bench against Lamar (18 minutes), scoring three points and tying a career high with three rebounds ... matched a season scoring high with five points in the Owls' game against Temple ... was 2-for-3 from the field and made a three-pointer for the third straight game ... tied a career high with three rebounds to go along with two points, an assist and first career block against Tulsa ... scored on lone field goal attempt against Drake in the second round of the CIT ... selected by the coaching staff to be a part of a pilot leadership program within the athletic department ... completed the department's "Developing Leaders in Sports and in Life" program.
Wilsonville High School
Averaged 18.1 points, 8.1 rebounds and 1.8 assists en route to being named to the Class 5A Oregon All-State First-Team as a senior ... unanimously selected the Northwest Oregon Conference Player of the Year and also named to the Class 5A All-Tournament team ... playing for coach Chris Roche, shot 54 percent from the field and was an 81-percent shooter at the free throw line ... prep team shared the NWOC title and advanced to the state semifinals ...high school team was 97-16 during four-year career ... in three seasons as a starter, the Wildcats won three consecutive NWOC championships, made three trips to the state tournament, and finished third, fourth and third, respectively, at the state tournament ... along the way became Wilsonville's all-time leader in rebounding (503), single-game scoring (33), single-game field goals made (15) and career free throws made (292) ... ranks second all-time in scoring at Wilsonville with 1,286 points ... also finished career with 142 steals, 490 field goals, .549 field goal percentage and .766 free throw percentage ... as a junior, named first-team All-Northwest Oregon Conference as well as second-team all-state ... also played baseball at Wilsonville.
Seth Clarence Gearhart ... born Oct. 17, 1992 in Wilsonville, Ore. ... son of Rolf and Lauren Gearhart ... has a younger sister, Nicole ... Rice major: Economics ... Rice College: Will Rice.
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