RICE OWLS NEWS

William & Mary defeats Rice 69-65

HOUSTON (AP) Omar Prewitt had 17 points and five rebounds, including a pair of 3s, to lead William & Mary to a 69-65 win over Rice on Saturday. Marcus Thornton finished with 16 points and six assists and Sean Sheldon contributed 11 points and six rebounds for William & Mary (3-1). Seth Gearhart tallied 14 points and five rebounds and Bishop Mency added 13 points for Rice...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Rice beats UTEP 31-13, strengthens bowl status

HOUSTON -- Mario Hull had 150 yards receiving and a touchdown catch, Darik Dillard ran for two touchdowns and Rice solidified its 2014 bowl status on Friday night, beating UTEP 31-13. Dillard scored his second touchdown on a 3-yard run late in the third to give Rice (7-4, 5-2 Conference USA) a 24-13 lead. Hull caught Driphus Jackson's 5-yard TD pass with 5:41 left to cap the...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Rice pulls away from UTEP 31-13

HOUSTON (AP) Mario Hull had 150 yards receiving and a touchdown catch, Darik Dillard ran for two touchdowns and Rice solidified its 2014 bowl status on Friday night, beating UTEP 31-13. Dillard scored his second touchdown on a 3-yard run late in the third to give Rice (7-4, 5-2 Conference USA) a 24-13 lead. Hull caught Driphus Jackson's 5-yard TD pass with 5:41 left to cap the scoring...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

UTEP Miners at Rice Owls: Betting odds, point spread and tv info

On Friday night the UTEP Miners and Rice Owls will face off against one another in Conference USA play. UTEP (6-4) and Rice (6-4) each enter this game at 4-2 in conference play. Coverage of the game between these two will air on FOX Sports 1 beginning at 8:00 pm ET from Rice Stadium in Houston, TX. The odds: The Rice Owls are 8 point favorites against the UTEP Miners. The over...
Via Tireball.com
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Rice wins 6th straight, 17-7 over UTSA

HOUSTON (AP) -- Driphus Jackson punched across from 9 yards out to score a rushing touchdown and later passed for a score as Rice defeated UTSA 17-7 on Saturday. The win was the sixth in a row for Rice (6-3, 4-1 Conference USA), placing the Owls just behind Louisiana Tech, which is 6-0 in the C-USA West standings. Jackson completed 18 of 28 passes for 213 yards and rushed for another...
Via AP on Fox
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Breion Allen, Jameis Winston’s Girlfriend’s Must See Photos

Here are some hot photos of Breion Allen, Jameis Winston‘s girlfriend who plays basketball at Rice University–one of our underrated party schools. Breion has stayed...
Via COED
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Florida International can't hold up on defense in home loss to Rice

MIAMI (AP) -- Rice scored on its first three possessions, Driphus Jackson passed for 230 yards with TD bombs of 63 and 69 yards and the Owls beat Florida International 31-17 on Saturday. A Zach Patt sack and fumble recovery gave Rice the ball at the 19 and Jowan Davis punched it on the next play. It was the second straight game the Owls (5-3, 3-2 C-USA) scored on the first play....
Via AP on Fox
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Rice uses fast start to beat FIU 31-17

MIAMI (AP) Rice scored on its first three possessions, Driphus Jackson passed for 230 yards with TD bombs of 63 and 69 yards and the Owls beat Florida International 31-17 on Saturday. A Zach Patt sack and fumble recovery gave Rice the ball at the 19 and Jowan Davis punched it on the next play. It was the second straight game the Owls (5-3, 3-2 C-USA) scored on the first play. James...
Via AP on Fox
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Florida International can't hold up on defense in home loss to Rice

MIAMI (AP) -- Rice scored on its first three possessions, Driphus Jackson passed for 230 yards with TD bombs of 63 and 69 yards and the Owls beat Florida International 31-17 on Saturday. A Zach Patt sack and fumble recovery gave Rice the ball at the 19 and Jowan Davis punched it on the next play. It was the second straight game the Owls (5-3, 3-2 C-USA) scored on the first play....
Via Fox Sports Florida
25 days ago  |  Discuss

C-USA notebook: Rice looking for 5th win in a row

By Doug Smock After its flukish, injury-aided 45-42 loss to Old Dominion in September, Rice has won four straight and is continuing on its expected collision course with Marshall.The Owls (4-3, 2-1) and Thundering Herd (8-0, 4-0) play their rematch of the 2013 Conference USA championship game in two weeks, this time in Huntington. The Owls took down the Herd for the 2013 league...
Via Charleston Daily Mail - Marshall
25 days ago

Pollard's pick sparks Rice over North Texas 41-21

HOUSTON (AP) Ryan Pollard returned an interception 60 yards for a third-quarter touchdown to give the Rice the lead for good and the Owls went on to a 41-21 victory over North Texas on Saturday. The Mean Green (2-6, 0-4 Conference USA) led 21-14 at halftime with the help of a 100-yard kickoff return by Darvin Kidsy. But the Owls recovered the second-half kickoff, and a field goal...
Via AP on Fox
October 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Jameis Winston girlfriend Breion Allen still wearing the No. 5 jersey

Just when you thought Jameis Winston was losing support from all corners except FSU fans, you see that there are still several people behind him, including girlfriend Breion Allen. Allen is a junior at Rice University and plays basketball for the Houston school. She played in 26 games last year, averaging 2.3 points in 8.2...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
October 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Jackson leads Rice over Army 41-21

WEST POINT, N.Y. (AP) Driphus Jackson completed 15 of 21 passes for 209 yards and three touchdowns and Rice defeated Army 41-21 on Saturday. Rice's defense recovered two Army fumbles and held Army to a 5-for-13 mark on third-down conversions. Army (2-4) received the ball to open the second half but Rice's Christian Covington recovered a Angel Santiago fumble on the fifth...
Via AP on Fox
October 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Rice rallies for 28-14 win over Hawaii

HOUSTON (AP) Darik Dillard ran for a career-high 141 yards, including two touchdowns, in helping Rice beat Hawaii 28-14 on Saturday night. Driphus Jackson passed for 248 yards and two touchdowns for the Owls (2-3). Hawaii's Ikaika Woolsey threw two touchdown passes to Scott Harding, the second with 9:24 left in the third quarter to lead 14-7. Dillard's first touchdown, a...
Via AP on Fox
October 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Rice beats Southern Miss 41-23

HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) Jawon Davis rushed for 131 yards and two touchdowns Saturday as Rice picked up its first win of the season 41-23 over Southern Miss. Driphus Jackson threw for 178 yards and two touchdowns as the defending Conference USA champion Owls (1-3, 1-1) beat the Golden Eagles behind a balanced offensive attack that racked up 217 yards on the ground. Nick Mullens threw...
Via AP on Fox
September 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Old Dominion beats Rice 45-42 as time expires

HOUSTON (AP) Ricky Segers kicked the game-winning field goal with no time left on the clock to give Old Dominion its first Conference USA victory, 45-42 over Rice on Saturday. The Monarchs led by as many as 21 points, but Rice rallied back and tied the score at 42 with 1:05 left to play. Old Dominion quickly moved down the field as Taylor Heinicke completed a 45-yard pass to Zach...
Via AP on Fox
September 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Hill's 4 TD passes lead No. 7 A&M over Rice

COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) -- No. 7 Texas A&M didn't do much celebrating after a 38-10 win over Rice on Saturday night. The Aggies improved to 3-0 for the first time since 2010, but weren't overjoyed with the victory because they thought they could have played much better. "Guys weren't very happy with how they played tonight," coach Kevin Sumlin said....
Via AP on Fox
September 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Texas A&M Aggies vs. Rice Owls: Betting odds, point spread and tv info

The Texas A&M Aggies will look to continue their attack on the scoreboard as they host the Rice Owls on Saturday. No. 7 Texas A&M (2-0) is making a strong case for itself to start the season. They host Rice (1-0) at Kyle Field in College Station, TX. Coverage of the game between Texas A&M and Rice will air on ESPN2 beginning at 9:00 pm ET. The Odds: Texas A&M are...
Via Tireball.com
September 12, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Rice WR Zach Wright Scores First Touchdown Ever For Rice Against Notre Dame

Rice and Notre Dame have been playing football for about as long as anyone can remember which kind of makes it seem crazy that this 26-yard strike from Driphus Jackson to Zach Wright is the first that the Owls have ever scored against the Fighting Irish, but it is.To put the play in to context a little, this is just the fifth time the two teams have ever played so maybe it is not...
Via FatManWriting
August 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Rice Owls at Notre Dame Fighting Irish: Betting odds, point spread and tv info

getty images On Saturday the Rice Owls and Notre Dame Fighting Irish will kickoff their 2014 NCAA football season. Rice will be traveling to take on No. 17 Notre Dame at Notre Dame Stadium in Notre Dame, IN. Coverage of this game will get underway on NBC beginning at 3:30 pm ET. The Odds: Notre Dame is a 21 point favorite against Rice. The over/under for this contest is 51 total...
Via Tireball.com
August 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Irish open season vs Rice under academic cloud

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) Notre Dame won't be at full strength when it opens the season against Rice and might not be all season. It marks the second straight season the Irish are being hampered by academic problems. A year after starting quarterback Everett Golson missed the season because of academic impropriety, five players are being held out indefinitely while the university...
Via AP on Fox
August 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Rice-Notre Dame: 5 Keys To The Game To Watch For

Notre Dame had a pretty darn good season last year finishing with nine wins and four losses, while Rice went 10-4 last season. On paper, it looks like Notre Dame should sweep Rice, but Rice has been playing some good ball these last couple seasons. Some key match ups to look for during the game are the QB matchup, how will Rice's defense stop the Fighting Irish's Senior running...
Via Football Nation
August 29, 2014  |  Discuss

The Anti-Preview: Notre Dame VS Rice

Welcome back to another season of Anti-Preview’s on Subway Domer. Sorry about last season you guys. You know… reasons and all that ****. But here we are at the dawn of the 2014 season. The offseason was going well and staying quiet until a just recently when this whole “academic fraud” thing popped up out of nowhere. Oh well… TIME FOR THE SEASON TO START! RICE Most Irish...
Via Subway Domer
August 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Notre Dame's Trick Shot Monday: the Rice Edition

It's finally here. No more waiting. No more intra-squad scrimmages. It is time for the real thing--college football! First up for the Notre Dame Fighting Irish will be the Rice Owls, but before the Owls something else has to come first.Trick shot Monday!The first Trick Shot Monday of the 2014 season had a special twist to it. One of the guys had received an ALS Ice Bucket Challenge...
Via FatManWriting
August 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Golfer Who Lost U.S. Open Bid On Scorecard Gaffe: ‘I’m A Huge Idiot’

Golfer Landon Michelson is still kicking himself over the mental lapse that cost him a chance to compete at the U.S. Open. Michelson, a 22-year-old recent graduate from Rice University, shot a 71 in each of his two qualifying rounds Monday at Quail Valley Golf Club in Vero Beach, Fla. — a score that should have qualified him for Open, which begins next week. The amateur signed...
Via NESN.com
June 03, 2014  |  Discuss
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