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Women’s basketball poised for potential conference championship run

(10/31/18 12:39am)

The women’s basketball team has seen steady improvement over the past two seasons, to say the least. In 2016-17, the Owls won the Women’s Basketball Invitational, and last season they took it a step further by qualifying for the Women’s National Invitation Tournament. This year, the aspirations for this team are even higher; Rice is picked second (including five first place votes) in the Conference USA Preseason Coaches’ Poll. Tina Langley returns for her fourth season in charge as the Owls’ head coach.


12 year high in ticket sales, increased social media engagement after Rice Athletics introduces new marketing strategies

(10/17/18 12:59am)

Rice Fight Never Dies. It’s a phrase that has roots dating back to the 1920s. While the phrase has been used sporadically over the last century, it has recently become one of Rice Athletics’ main marketing slogans. 


Football blown out by Wake Forest

(10/02/18 11:57pm)

In its first game this season against a Power Five-conference opponent, Rice’s football team struggled to get into the game, losing to Wake Forest University 56-24. The Owls came into the contest having lost their last three games, most recently against conference rival University of Southern Mississippi. The game against Wake Forest in Winston-Salem, North Carolina was the third road matchup in a row for Rice.




Rice puts up a fight in Bayou Bucket loss

(09/03/18 2:17pm)

In a game in which Rice was a 26 point underdog, the Owls led deep into the third quarter of the Bayou Bucket, in the end falling to the University of Houston by a score of 45-27.The first half was especially strong for Rice, which went into the locker room with a 24-17 advantage.In their first game of the season against Prairie View A&M University, the Owls’ strong run game enabled them to succeed early.