Scores

Final

AR-Little Rock 55

(6-5, 1-4 away)

Rice 65

(5-4, 5-1 home)

    8:00 PM ET, December 16, 2010

    Tudor Fieldhouse, Houston, Texas

    1 2 T
    UALR 28 2755
    RICE 31 3465

    Top Performers

    Arkansas-Little Rock: A. Garcia-Mendoza 13 Pts, 6 Reb, 2 Ast

    Rice: A. Kazemi 15 Pts, 9 Reb, 2 Ast, 1 Stl, 1 Blk

    Rice 65, Ark.-Little Rock 55

    Associated Press

    HOUSTON -- Arsalan Kazemi scored 15 points and pulled down nine rebounds to lead Rice over Arkansas-Little Rock 65-55 on Thursday night in the Las Vegas Holiday Hoops Classic.

    Connor Frizzelle chipped in with 13 points for the Owls (5-4) while Tamir Jackson added 12.

    The Trojans (6-5) led by as many as nine points midway through the opening period, but Rice hustled back to take the lead with 2:15 left before halftime and never gave it up after that.

    The Owls led by as many as 17 points in the second period, shooting 50 percent from the field while the Trojans fell off to 31 percent.

    Alex Garcia-Mendoza and Solomon Bozeman led Arkansas-Little Rock with 13 points each.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    UALR
    RICE
    Points 55 65
    FG Made-Attempted 19-54 (.352) 24-47 (.511)
    3P Made-Attempted 10-23 (.435) 6-18 (.333)
    FT Made-Attempted 7-18 (.389) 11-15 (.733)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 15 (0/0) 16 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 9 19

    2010-11 Season

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