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SPORTS 4/1/14 4:49pm

Owls lose to Middle Tennessee State on the road

The Rice University baseball team faced Conference USA foe Middle Tennessee State University this past weekend in Murfreesboro, Tenn. For the first time this season, the Owls lost a three-game series, dropping two of three games. Thirty games into the season, the Rice Owls are 21-9 while posting a 9-3 conference record.

SPORTS 3/28/14 4:22pm

Men's Basketball hires VCU's Mike Rhoades

The Rice University men’s basketball team hired former Virginia Commonwealth University assistant Mike Rhoades as its head coach, director of athletics Joe Karlgaard announced on Wednesday, March 26. The hiring comes in the wake of the resignation of former head coach Ben Braun, who relinquished his duties on March 13.

SPORTS 3/25/14 7:59pm

Clark visits NCAA championship

Last weekend, swimmer Casey Clark represented Rice University in three events at the NCAA Women’s Swimming and Diving Championships in Minneapolis, Minn. Clark, a Baker College junior, competed in the 100-yard butterfly, the 200-yard freestyle and the 100-yard freestyle events.

SPORTS 3/25/14 7:50pm

Baseball sweeps Florida Atlantic

The Rice University baseball team competed in a three-game series this past weekend against Florida Atlantic University. In the battle of the Owls, Rice came out victorious in all three contests.

SPORTS 3/18/14 4:46pm

Baseball sweeps three-game series at FIU

The Rice University men’s baseball team traveled to Miami, Fla. on March 14 to face No. 19 Florida International University in a three-game series. In the first contest, junior pitcher Zech Lemond started the game and pitched a career-long eight innings, allowing two runs on eight hits.

SPORTS 3/13/14 2:10pm

Basketball Coach Ben Braun resigns

Ben Braun, the Rice University men’s basketball coach, announced his immediate resignation on Thursday, March 13, marking the end of his six year tenure with the Owls despite having two years remaining on his contract. During his time in Houston, Braun compiled a 63-128 record, which included a record of 12-49 over the past two seasons. Rice finished this season with 18 losses out of 20 games, including a last-second loss to the University of North Texas in the first round of the Conference USA Tournament.

SPORTS 3/11/14 5:35pm

Men’s tennis secures win in San Diego

During spring break, the Rice University men’s tennis team ventured to La Jolla, Calif. to participate in the Pacific Coast Men’s Doubles Championship. The tournament lasted from Feb. 28 to March 3 and allowed players to enter alongside coaches.

SPORTS 3/11/14 5:32pm

Women’s b-ball loses in C-USA tournament

The Rice University women’s basketball team played its last two regular season games this past week against the University of Texas, El Paso and the University of Alabama, Birmingham before losing to Florida International University in the first round of the Conference USA tournament on March 10.

SPORTS 3/11/14 5:31pm

Baseball wins first conference series

The Rice University baseball team opened conference play on Friday, March 7 against Old Dominion University in the first of a three-game series. In the first meeting, the Owls pitching staff performed well in a 4-1 win.