OMAHA, Neb. (AP) Marcus Evans scored 29 points and Rice defeated Omaha 100-87 on Saturday.
In his 29th consecutive game scoring in double figures, Evans was 7 of 13 from the field, 4 of 6 from the arc and made 11 of 16 free throws. He also had five assists.
Jackson's 3-pointer to open the second half gave the Mavericks (2-3) a one-point lead but the Owls went on a 20-4 run with Evans and Jackson each scoring five points to lead 63-48. The lead remained in double figures.
Tra-Deon Hollins scored 17 points and had nine assists. Mitch Hawn added 15 points, Daniel Norl 11 and Zach Jackson 10.
It is the first time the Owls (2-1) have scored 100 points since defeating Louisiana College 109-51 on Dec. 14, 2011.