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SPORTS 11/8/16 6:00pm

Freshman guard Lott adds top tier talent to men's basketball

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.

SPORTS 11/7/16 8:52pm

Senior forward Goodwine getting better with age

With less than a second remaining in in the first round of the Conference USA Tournament and Rice clinging to a 61-60 lead over Louisiana Tech University, senior forward Jasmine Goodwine fouled Brooke Pumroy on a fadeaway jumper, sending the Lady Techsters’ shooting guard to the free throw line with a chance to win the game.

SPORTS 11/1/16 9:51am

Football crushed 61-16 by Louisiana Tech

Seeking to build off its first win of the season against Prairie View A&M University last week, Rice University instead was crushed on the road, falling 61-16 to Louisiana Tech University to bring its record to 1-7 on the season.

SPORTS 10/31/16 9:02pm

Volleyball's recent play has team dreaming of conference title

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.

SPORTS 10/24/16 11:16pm

Kidd's Corner: The first of the lasts of senior year

One of the first signs that made me realize the end of my Rice journey was coming near was when I glanced over the roster prior to the season opener and noticed Jenny, Ruthie, and Mia, all players I have known and grown to love since freshman year, were designated as seniors.

SPORTS 10/18/16 1:45pm

Kidd's Corner: Soccer has a chance to compete for conference title

Rice soccer is clicking at the perfect time. With just three Conference USA games remaining before the conference tournament begins, the Owls (8-4-1, 5-2 in C-USA) are riding a season-long four-game win streak and are within striking distance of Western Kentucky University, which sits atop the C-USA standings with 18 points.

SPORTS 10/17/16 11:56pm

Football still winless after loss to UTSA

Despite a very strong defensive effort and a furious late-game rally, the Rice University football team fell to the University of Texas at San Antonio 14-13, done in by a series of crucial errors at critical times that ultimately dropped the team to 0-6.

SPORTS 10/17/16 11:54pm

Rhoades embracing high expectations

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.

SPORTS 10/3/16 10:34pm

Lyons putting exclamation mark on strong Rice career

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.