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The score could have been named at any point during the evening thus the final tally was largely irrelevant. Coming out of a 10-day break for final exams, what was of critical significance was how Rice performed.
Would the Owls appear lethargic following their lengthy layoff, or were they chomping at the bit to take the court for the first time since Dec. 3? Would they pick up where they left off, defending with vigor and sharing the basketball selflessly, or did their good habits require reinforcement?
That Louisiana College served as the opponent was immaterial. What the Owls needed to do was adhere to previous standards of excellence.
Rice throttled its Division III opposition on Wednesday night at Tudor Fieldhouse, racing to a 109-51 win that matched the third-largest margin of victory in program history. More important than the point total, the fourth-most in a single game, was the defense the Owls played and the energy they used to stifle Louisiana College at most every tur...
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Arsalan Kazemi had 20 points and 16 rebounds to pace Rice to a 109-51 rout of Louisiana College on Wednesday night.
Kazemi also had four steals and three assists while playing just 21 minutes for the Owls (7-2), who won their fourth game in a row.
Dylan Ennis scored 16 points, Julian DeBose added 13 and Connor Frizzelle and Tamir Jackson had 11 apiece for Rice.
Korey Salmon scored...
While the weather has cooled to some extent in South Texas, the Rice Owls came back from a 10-day break for finals Wednesday and heated Tudor Fieldhouse to the century mark.
Dec 14, 8:00 PM | Autry Court
Louisiana College Wildcats vs Rice Owls Odds
Bettors will hope to hit paydirt on Wednesday when the Rice Owls try to run the Wildcats off the court at Autry Court in college hoops action.
The Wildcats will try to spoil to the party on Wednesday; they are 3-2 ATS against the number this season, while the Owls are 0-2 ATS....
Rice cornerback Bryce Callahan, who led all FBS freshmen with six interceptions and was second with 15 passes defended, has been named to Phil Steele's 2011 All-Freshman second team as part of his annual list of honors teams which were released on Wednesday. He also joined Kyle Martens, Luke Willson, Scott Solomon, Chris Boswell and Jake Hicks in earning a place on Steele'...
Rice cornerback Bryce Callahan and wide receiver Mario Hull are among 26 freshmen who have been named the 2011 Sporting News Freshman All America Team. Callahan picked up a second honor when he was also named to Scout.com's FoxSportsNext 2011 Freshman All America team.