Feb. 2, 2011
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Connor Frizzelle hit five 3-pointers and scored a career-high 25 points and Arsalan Kazemi had 11 points and a career-high 19 rebounds as Rice held off Tulane 71-61 on Wednesday night.
Tied at halftime, the Owls (11-11, 3-5 Conference USA) shot 61.9 percent from the field (13 of 21) and 91.7 percent from the free-throw line (11 of 12) in the second half to beat the Green Wave for the first time in nine tries.
Tamir Jackson added 20 points for Rice, which has won three of its last four while Tulane (12-9, 2-6) has lost six straight after a six-game winning streak.
The Green Wave led 31-25 with 1:06 to go before halftime, but the Owls closed out the period on a 6-0 run and opened the second half with a 7-0 spurt.
Tied for the seventh time at 53 with 7:32 left, Rice went on a 9-2 run.
Kendall Timmons scored 21 to lead Tulane, which was 5 of 23 from 3-point range.
Evans' Record Setting Day Not Enough as Rice...
01/07/2017 - Marcus Evans scored 23 points to reach 1,000 career points, but it was not enough as Rice fell in overtime to UAB, 88-81.
Men’s Basketball Continues Homestand with...
01/06/2017 - Rice looks to get back on track this Saturday, Jan. 7, when it hosts UAB. Tip-off is set for 7 p.m. CT and will be live-streamed at CUSA.tv.
Rice Drops Heartbreaker to Middle Tennessee, 80-77
01/05/2017 - Rice battled back from a 13-point second half deficit to tie the game, but in the end it was not enough, as the Owls fell 80-77 to Middle Tennessee...
Men's Basketball Opens C-USA Home Slate against...
01/04/2017 - Rice begins its home conference schedule this Thursday, Jan. 5, when it hosts Middle Tennessee. Tip-off is set for 7 p.m. CT and will be broadcast ...
Rice Downs Charlotte, 89-70
01/02/2017 - Rice placed five players in double-figures on its way to an 89-70 win at Charlotte to pick up its first conference win of the season.
Men’s Basketball Begins 2017 at Charlotte
01/01/2017 - Rice closes its conference opening road trip this Monday, Jan. 2, when it travels to Charlotte, N.C., to face Charlotte. Tip-off is set for 6 p.m. ...
Rice Falls to Old Dominion 62-56 in C-USA opener
12/31/2016 - Egor Koulechov scored 14 points and grabbed nine rebounds. Rice (10-3) led 31-30 at the half, and back-to-back layups by Austin Meyer and a jumper ...
Men’s Hoops Opens C-USA Slate at Old...
12/30/2016 - Rice opens the Conference USA season this Saturday, Dec. 31, when it travels to Norfolk, Va., to face Old Dominion. Tip-off is set for 12 p.m. CT...
- Top Videos /
- Online Store