Scores

Final

Rice 71

(3-5, 2-2 away)

Houston Baptist 73

(3-5, 2-0 home)

8:30 PM ET, December 4, 2013

Sharp Gymnasium, Houston, Texas

1 2 T
RICE 29 4271
HBU 32 4173

Top Performers

Rice: A. Ramljak 23 Pts, 1 Reb, 1 Stl

Houston Baptist: M. Smith 16 Pts, 4 Ast

Lewis leads Houston Baptist past Rice 73-71

Associated Press

HOUSTON -- Rob Lewis scored 14 of his 16 points in the second half and made all eight of his free throw attempts in the final 2:31 to lift Houston Baptist over Rice 73-71 Wednesday night.

Austin Ramljak scored eight of his game-high 23 points in the final 1:51 to keep Rice in the game but the Owls were forced to foul and Houston Baptist (3-5) made 12 of 12 free throws to hold on for the win.

Ramljak hit 7 of 12 shots from the field, all of which came from behind the 3-point line. Keith Washington added 18 points and Sean Obi had 13 for Rice (3-5).

Marcel Smith scored 16 points on perfect shooting for the Huskies. He made 5 of 5 field goals, including a pair of 3-pointers, and was 4 of 4 from the free throw line. Ricmonds Vilde added 11 points and Cody Joyce had 10.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
RICE
HBU
Points 71 73
FG Made-Attempted 22-49 (.449) 25-52 (.481)
3P Made-Attempted 10-25 (.400) 4-10 (.400)
FT Made-Attempted 17-24 (.708) 19-25 (.760)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 19 (0/0) 22 (0/0)

2013-14 Season

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