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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