The Owls held the Mustangs to 31.7 percent shooting for the
game, holding SMU without a field goal for the first 8:34 of the
second half. That allowed Rice to extend a 32-18 halftime lead to
Harris, a first-team All-WAC performer, had three consecutive
dunks to put the Owls up 52-27 with 8:04 to play. Rice's biggest
lead came at 54-28 with 7:11 left.
Rice shot 51 percent from the field, including 57.1 percent in
the second half.