Owls out to best start since 2011
Remain undefeated at Tudor Fieldhouse
Owls off to best start since 2008-09 season
Rainey scores game-high 22 points
First-ever meeting against the Lopes
The Rice Owls advanced to the C-USA quarterfinals with a 72-67 overtime win over Louisiana Tech.
The Rice Owls women's basketball team snapped a three-game losing streak with a convincing 68-46 win over Old Dominion.
2015-16 (Jr.): One of three Owls to play and start in all 31 games...led the Owls in scoring (12.5 ppg), rebounding (6.1 rpg) and blocked shots (0.6 bpg)...shot 42 percent from the field and 76 percent at the free throw line...led the Owls with three double-doubles...scored a season and career-high 28 points in a win at Louisiana Tech (2/4), making 9-of-17 shots from the floor and 9-of-11 from the charity stripe...tallied 25 points in the Owls' triple overtime victory vs. North Texas (1/10)...notched her first double-double of the season with 25 points and 11 rebounds in a double-overtime win at North Texas (1/30)...pulled down a season-high 14 rebounds vs. Southern Miss (2/25)...poured in 22 points to help lead the Owls to a victory over Louisiana Tech (3/9) in the second round of the C-USA Championship...scored in double-figures a team-high 16 times...10 or more rebounds five times...had a season-high 3 blocks vs. Middle Tennessee (1/23).
2014-15 (So.): Played and started in all 30 games ... averaged 10.8 points (2nd on team) and 4.6 rebounds (2nd on team) per contest ... led the Owls and ranked eighth in C-USA in blocks per game (1.1) ... played the second most minutes (798) on the team ... also ranked second in made field goals (133), field goal percentage (.435), made free throws (57), total rebounds (138) and points (323) ... scored in double-figures in 17 of 30 games played, including four 20-plus point contests ... had back-to-back 20-point games vs. FIU (2/19) and Florida Atlantic (2/21) ... scored 18 points, grabbed nine rebounds and recorded a career-high five blocks in the Owls' C-USA Championship first-round loss to ODU (3/11) ... registered her first career double-double (22 points, 10 rebounds) in a season-opening victory vs. Prairie View (11/14).
2013-14 (Fr.): Played in all 30 games as a true freshman, making one start ... averaged 5.5 points and 3.9 rebounds while playing 19.2 minutes per game ... named the Conference USA Freshman of the Week (Jan. 6) ... poured in a career-high 19 points in a win over Louisiana Tech (Jan. 15), making 9-of-11 shots from the field ... pulled down a career-high 11 rebounds in a win over Samford (Nov. 29) ... totaled 10 points on 5-of-9 shooting at No. 9 Baylor (Nov. 18) ... scored in double-figures four times ... made the first start of her collegiate career vs. Tulane (Jan. 29) ... fourth on team in total points (166) ... third on team in total rebounds (118) and rebounds per game (3.9) ... recorded 14 steals.
High School: Rated as the No. 41 player in Texas by Joey Simmons' Premier Basketball Report ... Named First Team All-Area by the Killeen Daily Herald for three consecutive years ... Named All-State by the Texas Girls Coaches' Association ... Named District 8-5A Co-MVP in 2012-13 after averaging 19.5 points and 8.9 rebounds per game ... Named District 8-4A Offensive Player of the Year in 2011-12, averaging 17.2 points and 6.5 rebounds ... Texas Association of Basketball Coaches 4A All-Region selection in 2011 ... Named First Team All-District as a sophomore and junior ... Coached by Mike Ekanem at Sophia Young Elite and LaTisha Williams at Killeen HS.
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Owls Fall Short at Oklahoma St., 65-51
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Women's Basketball Faces Oklahoma St. Saturday ...
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Owls Clash with Grand Canyon Tuesday at Tudor...
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Women's Basketball Defeats HBU, 79-53
11/19/2016 - The Rice Owls women’s basketball team led from start to finish in a convincing 79-53 victory at Houston Baptist Saturday afternoon at Sharp Gym.
Women's Basketball Faces Crosstown HBU on Saturday
11/19/2016 - The Owls return to the city of Houston to travel across down and play the Houston Baptist Huskies Saturday afternoon in the first meeting between...
Rainey Scores 21 in Loss at LSU
11/16/2016 - Three Owls scored in double-figures, led by a game-high 21 points from junior guard Shani Rainey, but a late Rice rally fell short in a 66-55 loss ...
Owls Travel to LSU on Wednesday
11/15/2016 - Following a 68-57 victory in their season opener at home vs. Prairie View A&M, the Owls make their first road trip of the year on Wednesday when...
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