Scores

Final

Rice 62

(3-23, 0-13 C-USA)

Houston 71

(20-6, 9-3 C-USA)

8:00 PM ET, February 23, 2008

Hofheinz Pavilion, Houston, Texas

1 2 T
RICE 26 3662
HOU 36 3571

Top Performers

Rice: R. Foster 22 Pts, 2 Reb, 7 Ast, 1 Stl

Houston: K. Lewis 22 Pts, 3 Reb, 1 Ast

Houston 71, Rice 62

Associated Press

HOUSTON (AP) -- Kelvin Lewis scored 22 points and Robert McIver had 18 for Houston, which beat crosstown rival Rice 71-62 on Saturday night.

The Owls remain winless in conference play.

DaShaun Williams hit all five of his shots from the field, scoring 11 points for the Cougars (20-6, 9-3 Conference USA).

Rodney Foster scored 22 points to lead Rice (3-23, 0-13). Patrick Britton added 10 points and five rebounds.

The Cougars held a 31-18 advantage in bench scoring.

Houston opened up a 36-26 lead at halftime. The game featured nine lead changes.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
RICE
HOU
Points 62 71
FG Made-Attempted 23-57 (.404) 24-54 (.444)
3P Made-Attempted 9-27 (.333) 13-31 (.419)
FT Made-Attempted 7-10 (.700) 10-13 (.769)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 18 (0/0) 15 (0/0)
Largest Lead 2 14

2007-08 Season

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