HOUSTON -- Chase Clement threw for 315 yards and four touchdowns, becoming Conference USA's all-time leader in total touchdowns and touchdown passes, in the Rice Owls' 35-10 win over the Marshall Thundering Heard on Saturday afternoon.
Clement, who also ran for a touchdown Saturday, surpassed former Tulsa player Paul Smith and now has 114 total touchdowns and 89 passing touchdowns.
The Owls (8-3, 6-1 in C-USA), who only scored seven points in the first half, improved to 5-0 at home and have won five straight games after losing three of four from Sept. 13 to Oct. 4.
Jarrett Dillard caught six passes for 88 yards and two touchdowns.
Darius Marshall led the Thundering Herd (4-7, 3-4) with 118 yards on the ground, and tight end Cody Slate scored the team's only touchdown in the second quarter. Marshall finished the game with 185 yards rushing, and quarterback Mark Cann completed just 13 of his 24 passes for 83 yards.
After Saturday's performance, Marshall now has 1,001 rushing yards this season.
Marshall had more time of possession in the game, but was just seven-for-17 on third down conversions in losing its third straight game.
Linebacker Myles Jack, who suffered a season-ending knee injury, said Thursday he decided to leave UCLA and enter the 2016 NFL draft because he wants to be compensated for his skills.
Randy Edsall will coach Maryland against No. 1 Ohio State on Saturday, the school announced Thursday as rumors swirled about his job status going forward.
Tennessee chancellor Jimmy G. Cheek has issued a statement amid rumors that alleges coach Butch Jones fought and punched senior offensive lineman Mack Crowder during a fall practice session.
Rutgers receiver Leonte Carroo returned to practice Thursday after charges that he attacked a woman he used to date were dropped, and he said he was "lucky" to be playing again.
South Carolina has decided to give up Saturday's home game against No. 7 LSU because of devastating floods that have hit the state, moving the game to Baton Rouge.
Texas says longhorn steer mascot Bevo XIV has a "life-threatening condition" and won't travel to Dallas for the team's rivalry game Saturday against No. 10 Oklahoma at the Cotton Bowl.