The Bayou Bucket Showdown wasn’t really a showdown at all.Rice surrendered 38 points in the first half to a potent Houston offense, led by 300 yards passing from Texas A&M transfer Kyle Allen.
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Last Saturday, the Owls delivered a bounce-back performance against conference foe University of Texas, El Paso, winning 31-14 to secure their first win of the season.
One year removed from a 23-9 overall record, a Conference USA tournament championship and a first-round loss to Louisiana State University in the NCAA tournament, the Rice Owls men’s tennis team enters the Conference USA tournament at 20-7 with 10 wins in its last 12 matches.
Sports Editor Andrew Grottkau and Staff Writer Madison Buzzard step up to the mic for the inaugural episode of OwlNation.
Senior point guard Maya Hawkins and senior forward Jasmine Goodwine delivered clutch performances in their last game and the Rice Owls women’s basketball team captured its first Women’s Basketball Invitational title with a 74-62 win over the University of North Carolina, Greensboro at an electric Tudor Fieldhouse.
The Rice Owls women’s basketball team advanced to the Women’s Basketball Invitational championship with a 86-80 win against the University of Idaho Vandals in a Friday night contest at a raucous Tudor Fieldhouse.Five Owls scored in double figures.
For sophomore J.T. Granato, sophomore Jackson Tyner and freshman Sam Glaesmann, spring practice is anything but the offseason.
Ricardo Salinas’ father had no experience playing baseball, but he knew his son had the talent.
Twenty-two games into the 2015-2016 season, the Rice men’s basketball team sported a 7-15 record and a 2-6 mark in Conference USA.
Playing in her third year on the Rice women’s basketball team, junior guard Shani Rainey has proven to be a crucial component of the Owls’ success.
After finishing the season 3-9 and ranking 123rd out of 128 teams in yards allowed per game, Rice football is making a change.
A game winning 3-point attempt by Marcus Evans bounced out and the Rice University men’s basketball team fell to crosstown rival Texas Southern University 71-68 in a Wednesday night game in Tudor Fieldhouse.Four Owls scored in double figures.
One year removed from losing the first seven games of her Rice career, head coach Tina Langley and the Rice women’s basketball team started their 2016-17 campaign with a 68-57 victory over Prairie View A&M University.Three Rice players scored in double figures.
After suffering a season-ending knee injury before the start of last year, redshirt freshman guard Chad Lott is geared up to begin his Rice basketball career.Lott, a 6-foot-3-inch shooting guard from Shreveport, Louisiana, was a three-star recruit and nominee for McDonald's All-American as a Byrd High School senior.
With the Conference USA tournament rapidly approaching, the Rice University women's volleyball team has hit their stride with three consecutive victories over conference opponents.The Owls defeated University of Texas, El Paso, the University of North Texas and the University of North Carolina, Charlotte over the span of eight days.
With four returning starters, two key players returning from injury and a host of talented freshmen, head coach Mike Rhoades and the Rice men's basketball team enter the 2016-17 season with heightened expectations.Rhoades said he hopes to build on a 2015-16 campaign that saw the Owls notch a 12-20 record, including a 7-11 record in Conference-USA.
Senior linebacker Alex Lyons started playing football at only six years old. Now, as a seasoned veteran for the Rice football team, Lyons is a preseason All-Conference USA selection and pivotal leader in the Owls' defense.Through five games in the 2016 season, Lyons has already registered 40 tackles, on pace for a career-high.
On Friday night, Rice Stadium will be rocking. In Rice’s first home game of the season, the Owls will take on No. 21 Baylor University in a primetime game on ESPN.