Scores

Final

New Orleans 71

(4-12, 0-8 away)

Rice 95

(4-13, 0-3 C-USA)

    8:00 PM ET, January 19, 2013

    Tudor Fieldhouse, Houston, Texas

    1 2 T
    UNO 27 4471
    RICE 44 5195

    Top Performers

    New Orleans: L. Cook 18 Pts, 4 Reb, 1 Stl, 2 Blk

    Rice: J. DeBose 20 Pts, 8 Reb, 1 Ast, 4 Stl

    Rice 95, New Orleans 71

    Associated Press

    HOUSTON -- Tamir Jackson scored 24 points on 11-of-16 shooting, Julian DeBose added 20 points and hot-shooting Rice cruised to a 95-71 nonconference victory over New Orleans on Saturday night.

    DeBose added eight rebounds and four steals for the Owls (4-13), who shot 61 percent from the field and were 12 of 24 from 3-point range. Max Guercy had 18 points, six assists and five steals. Rice outscored New Orleans 44-24 in the paint.

    Lovell Cook had 18 points and Rarlensee Nelson chipped in 10 for the Privateers (4-12), who fell to 0-8 on the road this season. New Orleans committed 19 turnovers.

    Rice never trailed after the opening minutes and led 44-27 at halftime. The Owls kept pouring it on from there, going 20 of 31 from the field in the second half.

    The game was only the second meeting between the schools; Rice won the other meeting, 83-49, last season.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    UNO
    RICE
    Points 71 95
    FG Made-Attempted 26-54 (.481) 38-62 (.613)
    3P Made-Attempted 5-15 (.333) 12-24 (.500)
    FT Made-Attempted 14-15 (.933) 7-8 (.875)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 15 (0/0) 15 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 3 28

    2012-13 Season

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