Scores

Final

Tulsa 66

(11-12, 6-3 C-USA)

Rice 56

(7-16, 2-8 C-USA)

    4:00 PM ET, February 8, 2014

    Tudor Fieldhouse, Houston, Texas

    1 2 T
    TLSA 27 3966
    RICE 23 3356

    Top Performers

    Tulsa: R. Smith 18 Pts, 7 Reb, 1 Stl

    Rice: M. Guercy 17 Pts, 4 Reb, 4 Ast, 3 Stl

    Tulsa continues dominance of Rice with 66-56 win

    Associated Press

    HOUSTON -- Rashad Smith scored 18 points as Tulsa continued its dominance of Rice with a 66-56 win on Saturday, its 15th straight in the series.

    James Woodard added 15 points and Brandon Swannegan had 10 for the Golden Hurricane (11-12, 6-3 Conference USA), who have beaten Rice by an average of 13.1 points per contest during the streak.

    Tulsa took its first lead of the game late in the first half, ending the half with seven straight points to take a 27-23 lead into the break. Rice (7-16, 2-8) cut its deficit to 57-53 with 1:11 to play but Tulsa made two layups and five free throws in the final minute to seal the win.

    Max Guercy scored 17 points and Austin Ramljak had 11 for Rice, which shot just 36.7 percent from the field.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    TLSA
    RICE
    Points 66 56
    FG Made-Attempted 22-51 (.431) 18-49 (.367)
    3P Made-Attempted 2-11 (.182) 7-28 (.250)
    FT Made-Attempted 20-31 (.645) 13-20 (.650)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 17 (0/0) 23 (0/0)

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