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NCAA Game Summary - Rice at Texas



(Monday, December 30th)

Final Score: Texas 66, Rice 44

Austin, TX (SportsNetwork.com) - Jonathan Holmes poured in 15 points and Cameron Ridley added 14, as Texas used a first-half surge to dispatch Rice, 66-44, on Monday.

Connor Lammert contributed 10 with six rebounds for the Longhorns (11-2), who shook off a loss against Michigan State.

Sean Obi totaled 10 points and a game-high 12 rebounds for the Owls (5-7), while Keith Washington and Nizar Kapic added seven points apiece in defeat.

Rice had won two in a row.

Ahead 16-13 with 8:34 remaining in the first half, Texas assumed control for good with a 19-4 run to intermission. Holmes kicked off the surge with a layup, Martez Walker contributed a three-pointer and Lammert recorded six points in the burst, including his slam which put the hosts up 35-17.

Texas took a 37-19 edge to halftime on another Lammert bucket.

Walker connected again from long distance with 4 1/2 minutes played in the second half and the Longhorns went up 47-22.

That advantage reached a game-high 26 points, at 51-25, with almost eight minutes played thanks to a Holmes jumper.

Drew Bender's shot from long range pulled the Owls within 58-42, but Texas scored the next eight and coasted to the buzzer.

12/30 17:15:00 ET

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Scoreboard
MLB
Final
BAL 5
TOR 2
Final
NYM 5
MIA 6
Final
TAM 1
NYY 0
Final
ATL 2
WAS 4
Final
CHC 1
CIN 0
Final
KAN 4
CWS 3
Final
HOU 3
CLE 1
Final
MIN 6
DET 8
Final
COL 3
LOS 11
Final
ARI 6
SFG 2
Final
ANA 8
SEA 1
Final
SDP 1
PHI 0
7:05pm Tonight
PIT
BOS
 
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BAL
TOR
 
7:10pm Tonight
NYM
MIA
 
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TAM
NYY
 
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ATL
WAS
 
8:05pm Tonight
CHC
CIN
 
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KAN
CWS
 
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HOU
CLE
 
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MIN
DET
 
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STL
MIL
 
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COL
LOS
 
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ARI
SFG
 
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ANA
SEA
 
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OAK
TEX
 
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SDP
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Final
IND 27
PHI 30