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Rice 95, New Orleans 71

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...
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January 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Rice 63, Chicago St. 60

Tamir Jackson overcame a scoreless first half to pour in 22 points as Rice held off Chicago State for a 63-60 overtime victory on Wednesday night. Austin Ramljak had 10 points and Seth Gearhart made two free throws with seven seconds left in OT for the winning margin for the Owls (3-7). Quinton Pippen had a shot to tie for the Cougars (3-10), but his 3-pointer with two seconds left...
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December 19, 2012  |  Discuss

Rice 61, Houston Baptist 53

Tamir Jackson had 11 points, 12 rebounds, six steals and four assists as Rice defeated Houston Baptist 61-53 Saturday night. The Owls (2-5), who have never lost in seven career meetings with Houston Baptist, jumped out to a 22-4 lead midway through the first half. The Huskies (3-4) did not get their first points until Art Bernardi hit a jumper nearly six minutes into the game. ...
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December 01, 2012  |  Discuss

Rice defeats SMU in low-scoring match

HOUSTON (AP) -- Tamir Jackson scored 12 points and Arsalan Kazemi added 11 points and 10 rebounds as Rice defeated SMU 43-39 on Saturday night. Kazemi had his 42nd career double-double for the Owls (15-11, 6-5 Conference USA) to tie the league record of Kelly Wise of Memphis from 1999-2002. Shawn Williams scored 11 points and Robert Nyakundi and Rodney Clinkscales nine each for...
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February 11, 2012  |  Discuss

Jackson suspended one game

Rice junior guard Tamir Jackson will miss Saturdays game against Tulane as he serves a one-game suspension levied by Conference USA in light of being whistled for a flagrant foul in Wednesdays game against Memphis. In the second half of the game, Memphis Joe Jackson stole the ball away from Tamir Jackson near midcourt and dribbled to the other end of the floor for a fast-break scoring...
Via Fox Sports Houston
January 26, 2012  |  Discuss

M. Basketball. Jackson to Serve One-Game, C-USA Suspension

Rice junior guard Tamir Jackson will miss Saturday's game against Tulane as he serves a one-game suspension levied by Conference USA in light of being whistled for a flagrant foul in Wednesday's game against Memphis.
Via Rice Athletics
January 26, 2012  |  Discuss

Jackson scores 28 as Rice beats Southern

Tamir Jackson said all the right things during a preseason meet-and-greet with media last month. He was forthright in assuming blame for past bouts of immaturity, and sincere in praise of freshmen teammates that arrived even more heralded than he and classmate Arsalan Kazemi. It would have been easy to discount those words had Jackson returned to the court and reprised his role...
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November 17, 2011  |  Discuss

Rice 80, Southern U. 65

Tamir Jackson scored a career-high 29 points and Arsalan Kazemi had his 29th career double-double Thursday night as Rice defeated Southern 80-65 in the South Padre Island Invitational. Jackson had 17 first-half points as the Owls (2-0) jumped to a 46-39 lead. After Southern (0-2) rallied to come within 55-53 with 11:49 remaining in the game, Jackson hit two 3-pointers and two free...
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November 17, 2011  |  Discuss

Rice Pulls Away From Southern, 80-65

Rice junior guard Tamir Jackson scored a career-high 29 points as the Owls opened play in the South Padre Island Invitational with an 80-65 win over Southern. The opening rounds of the tournament are being played at campus sites before concluding with games on the Island Thanksgiving weekend.
Via Rice Athletics
November 17, 2011  |  Discuss

Rice hoops preview: Owls thinking postseason

At this stage, winning is paramount. While the accolades are flattering, Rice juniors Arsalan Kazemi and Tamir Jackson signed with the Owls fully intent upon helping elevate the program to unprecedented heights. They realized that the process would be arduous, but they remained hopeful that their faith in coach Ben Braun and their persistence through the rebuilding project would...
Via Fox Sports Houston
November 09, 2011  |  Discuss
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