Rice didn't show its best side in the Liberty Bowl and failed to reach a team goal for one of the few times this season.
The Owls (10-4) saw their four-game winning streak come to a crashing halt Tuesday, falling 44-7 to Mississippi State in the most one-sided game in the Liberty Bowl's 55-year history. Rice, which won the Armed Forces Bowl last year, was seeking to earn...
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December 31, 2013
AutoZone Liberty Bowl
Rice University Owls(10-3) vs. Mississippi St. University Bulldogs(6-6), 12/31 4:00pm ET ESPN, Line MSU (-7)
As the Conference USA Champions the Rice University Owls will play the Mississippi State University Bulldogs in the Liberty Bowl in Memphis, TN. Like the Sun Bowl the Liberty Bowl isn’t just the name of the game but the building as well.
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Mississippi State Bulldogs (6-6) vs Rice Owls (10-3)
Tuesday, Dec 31st @ 4PM (ESPN)
Line: Bulldogs by 7
How Mississippi State got here: Mississippi State's season was summed up by their record against ranked opponents. They were 0-5 with losses to Oklahoma State, LSU, South Carolina, Texas A&M and Alabama. On a positive note, they did win their...