Owls face North Texas on Tuesday in C-USA Championship
Rice drops final road contest, 65-41
Pirates hold on after hot start, 65-53
Monarchs rally in final minutes for 55-51 win
Panthers claim 71-60 down the stretch
Rice vs. North Texas
Men's Basketball vs. North Texas | Feb. 6, 2014
More than 4,000 local students packed Tudor Fieldhouse on Thursday, Dec. 19, 2013.
Rice topped South Alabama, 96-93, in three overtimes.
Named to the 2013 and '14 Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Rolls ... played in 57 games with 25 starts through two seasons ... has notched 144 points with 114 rebounds and 41 assists ... shoots 48.5 percent from the field.
Tallied 47 points in 12.2 minutes per game as a sophomore ... sank 42.9 percent of field goal attempts and 62.5 percent of his foul shots ... twice led the Owls in assists and was team's leading rebounder in one game as well ... owned a 1.25 assist-to-turnover ratio.
Dished a pair of assists against Louisiana Tech ... started for a second-straight game at Middle Tennessee and chipped in eight points on 3-of-4 shooting with a career-high seven rebounds ... made his first start of the season against UAB ... notched two points and an assist in 17 minutes of action ... scored four points for a third game in a row at East Carolina on 2-of-4 shooting in a season-high 23 minutes ... dished out a career-best four assists ... sank both field goal attempts (both layups) for four points at Old Dominion ... notched four points with a rebound and a steal at Louisiana Tech ... connected on his lone attempt from the field against Tulsa ... added two boards and an assist ... equaled his season high with five rebounds against Marshall in 11 minutes on the court ... matched a career high with three assists at Southern Miss ... grabbed four rebounds in the win over Northwood ... returned to the court to notch season highs with nine points on 4-of-5 shooting and five rebounds in the win over South Alabama ... missed four games with a persistent knee injury ... hauled in one board and dished out an assist in the win at Texas A&M-Corpus Christi ... notched a rebound and an assist in seven minutes at Texas A&M ... scored four of his six points in the second half against Southeastern Louisiana ... knocked down 3-of-4 field goal attempts and added a pair of rebounds in 11 minutes ... pulled away one steal in nine minutes of action in his season debut against St. Thomas.
Started each of the team's first 14 games of the season, and 23 games overall ... shot 50 percent or better from the field in 20 games ... scored 97 points and hauled in 71 rebounds for the Owls, which ranked fourth on the squad ... shot 51.9 percent from the field to lead Rice ... led the Owls in rebounding four times.
Made his Blue and Gray debut in the opener against St. Thomas with three points and three rebounds in 17 minutes of action ... scored 10 points on 4-of-5 shooting in the win over St. Edward's ... pulled down four rebounds and added an assist, a block and a steal in 27 minutes ... knocked down both field goal attempts, including a strong two-handed dunk, for four points at Temple ... grabbed two rebounds and dished out an assist in 24 minutes on the floor ... battled illness throughout the DirecTV Classic, but notched three rebounds, two points and a block against Drexel ... returned home to score six points on 2-of-3 shooting in the win over Houston Baptist ... hauled in a then-season-high four rebounds and scored two points in the overtime win against Chicago State ... sank 4-of-6 attempts, including two clutch layups, in the comeback win against Houston ... finished the game with eight points and two rebounds ... that game began a stretch in which the rookie sank 9-of-12 shots over three contests ... pulled down a season-high seven rebounds against East Carolina ... added four points on 2-of-2 shooting with an assist in the game ... carried momentum from the Houston and ECU contests on the road to UTEP, where he added six points on 3-of-4 shooting with three rebounds ... dished out three assists at Marshall to accompany four points and four rebounds ... closed out the road trip well with eight points on 3-of-6 shooting, five rebounds and two assists at UAB ... closed out the season with six rebounds and four points against Houston in the Conference USA Championship opener.
Queen Alexandra Sixth Form College
Attended Queen Alexandra Sixth Form College which provides a unique school-college partnership to prepare students for university studies and life following school ... as a student, was active in the North East Sports Academy ... has been a member of the Newcastle Eagles since age 12, coming up through the Eagles Academy ranks and representing Newcastle at National League level events in several age groups ... played for the Eagles Team Northumbria in the English National League Division II in 2011-12.
Born in Newcastle Upon Tyne, United Kingdom, on March 9, 1993 ... son of Christine Wilson and Tony Phillip ... Rice major: Civil Engineering ... Rice College: Lovett.