Scores

Final

Rice 45

(3-18, 0-8 C-USA)

East Carolina 64

(8-12, 2-5 C-USA)

    8:00 PM ET, February 6, 2008

    Williams Arena, Minneapolis, Minnesota

    1 2 T
    RICE 21 2445
    ECU 33 3164

    Top Performers

    Rice: R. Foster 11 Pts, 2 Reb, 5 Ast

    East Carolina: G. Blair 9 Pts, 11 Reb, 1 Ast, 3 Blk

    East Carolina 64, Rice 45

    Associated Press

    GREENVILLE, N.C. (AP) -- James Legan scored 17 points and East Carolina snapped a four-game losing streak by beating Rice 64-45 on Wednesday night.

    Sam Hinnant added 15 points and Gabe Blair had 11 rebounds for the Pirates (8-12, 2-5 Conference USA), who held the Owls to 28.8 percent shooting and extended their struggles.

    Rodney Foster had 12 points to lead Rice (3-18, 0-8), which has lost 11 straight and 13 of 14.

    The Pirates led by as many as 19 in their first win since a 75-62 victory against Marshall on Jan. 16. East Carolina led Rice 33-21 at halftime.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    RICE
    ECU
    Points 45 64
    FG Made-Attempted 17-59 (.288) 23-56 (.411)
    3P Made-Attempted 4-7 (.571) 9-25 (.360)
    FT Made-Attempted 7-14 (.500) 9-13 (.692)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 13 (0/0) 12 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 4 20

    2007-08 Season

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