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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Rice Volleyball defeated the University of Alabama at Birmingham at home and the University of Tulsa on the road twice last week to open their first-ever American Athletic Conference season, moving the Owls to 9-4 on the season. This streak also brings the Owls to five consecutive unbeaten games since a Sept. 11 loss to No. 10 University of Texas at Austin.
Rice Soccer traveled to Denton on Sept. 24, where they were defeated 6-0 by the University of North Texas. According to graduate transfer midfielder Sarah Piper, the team was disappointed by the final results.