Photo: King Kemba holds court
The University of Connecticut basketball team celebrates with the national championship trophy after its 53-41 defeat of Butler University on Monday night at Reliant Stadium in front of the largest crowd in NCAA history, 70, 376.
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In a thrilling five-set match, and in front of a Tudor Fieldhouse record crowd, Rice volleyball defeated No. 3 University of Texas for the first time in program history, 3-2.
Last Friday, both of Rice’s cross country teams competed at the season-opening Rice Invitational. The men’s team finished first overall, while the women’s team finished third, led by a first-place individual finish by senior Khayla Patel.