Rice tops Houston Baptist 60-46Nov 16, 2009 - 12:56 AM HOUSTON(AP) -- Suleiman Braimoh and Tamir Jackson had 10 points each to lead Rice past Houston Baptist 60-46 in the Rice Basketball Challenge on Sunday.
Connor Frizzelle added nine points for the Owls (3-0), and Lucas Kuipers had a team-high seven rebounds.
Houston Baptist was led by Andrew Gonzalez, who had a game-high 14 points. Mario Flaherty added six points and 10 rebounds for the Huskies (0-3).
The Huskies kept it close until Rice went on a 13-1 streak in the final 2 1/2 minutes of the first half. The Owls built a lead as high as 23 points with 2:15 left in the game.
A late rally by Houston Baptist cut the Rice lead to 14.
- NCAA BB
HOUSTON BAPTIST 46
RICE 60 FINAL
Nov 15 6:31 PM
- NCAA BB
HALFTIME 1ST 2ND TOTAL
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HOUSTON BAPTIST 18 18
RICE 35 35 HALFTIME
HIGH SCORERS AT HALFTIME
HOUSTON BAPTIST - ANDREW GONZALEZ 10, FOUR PLAYERS WITH 2
RICE - CONNOR FRIZZELLE 9, THREE PLAYERS WITH 6
Nov 15 5:25 PM
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