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SPORTS 1/8/19 10:25pm

Men’s basketball on Pera’s first win streak

Over Rice’s lengthy winter break, the men’s basketball team played seven games, winning four and losing three. The Owls currently sit at 7-9 on the season and 2-1 in conference play, putting them fifth in the Conference USA standings.

SPORTS 11/28/18 11:24am

Football finishes season with a win

On the Saturday after Thanksgiving, the Rice football team finally found something to be thankful for. During the final game of head coach Mike Bloomgren’s inaugural season, the Owls defeated Old Dominion University 27-13, raising Rice’s record to 2-11 and giving Rice its first win against an FBS program this year. 

SPORTS 11/7/18 12:41am

Editor’s Column: Rice football hits rock bottom

It’s been a long time coming. Rice football has been dancing around the precipice for a couple of years now, veering dangerously close to an edge that would send them plummeting toward the pinnacle of national embarrassment and earn them a crown fit for no king. With Saturday’s loss to the only team that was keeping the Owls from claiming the throne, there can be no more doubt: Rice is now the worst FBS team in the country. Welcome to the inner circles of college football hell.

SPORTS 11/7/18 12:37am

Rice hands UTEP its first win since 2016

Rice football extended its losing streak to nine games on Saturday as the Owls fell to a University of Texas, El Paso team that came into the matchup riding an FBS-high 20-game losing streak. With the loss, Rice dropped to 1-9 on the season and 0-6 in conference play. The Owls’ first and only victory of the season came in their season-opening 31-28 win over FCS opponent Prairie View A&M University.