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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
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Final
CHA 104
BOS 116
Final
DET 2
ATL 4
Final
TAM 6
BAL 6
Final
PIT 18
PHI 4
Final
STL 6
WAS 2
Final
NYM 7
MIA 1
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CWS 1
CLE 4
Final
OAK 11
COL 2
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TEX 7
KAN 11
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SEA 5
ANA 3
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CIN 3
SDP 6
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CHC 8
SFG 5
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ARI 2
LOS 4
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HOU 4
TOR 7
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BOS 14
MIN 2
Final
CHA 104
BOS 116
Final
PHI 111
LAL 113
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TOR 99
HOU 96
Final
ATL 101
MIL 88
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MEM 97
SAC 83
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MIN 84
UTA 104
4th
POR 96
PHO 70
 
Final
LOYC 65
LAMON 58
Final
MON 3
TAM 5
Final
STL 1
VAN 4
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DAL 3
CAL 5
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CHI 4
LOS 1
Final
COL 1
EDM 4
2nd Intermission
ARI 1
BUF 0