By: Tim Andrzejewski (firstname.lastname@example.org)
HOUSTON — Rice will be the 10th seed in next week’s Conference USA Tournament, to be played in Birmingham, Ala., Conference USA announced Saturday evening.
The Owls (12-19) will face seventh-seeded Charlotte (13-18) in the second round on Wednesday, Mar. 9 at 6 p.m., on ASN. Rice dropped both games to the 49ers this year.
Rice is 5-10 all-time in the Conference USA Tournament. The Owls are 3-2 against the field and will meet the 49ers for the first time in the tournament.