Frizzelle leads Rice over Santa Clara 70-57Dec 17, 2009 - 3:23 AM HOUSTON(AP) -- Connor Frizzelle had 16 points and three others scored in double figures for Rice in a 70-57 victory against Santa Clara on Wednesday night.
Lawrence Ghoram added 15 points, Trey Stanton 14 and Arsalan Kazemi 12 for the Owls (5-4).
Marc Trasolini led Santa Clara (6-5) with 17 points, and Robert Smith and Michael Santos scored 10 each.
The Broncos had 23 turnovers, which Rice converted into 27 points.
A 19-8 run during a six-minute stretch in the second half gave the Owls a 50-35 advantage with 9:27 remaining. Frizzelle had eight points and made two 3-point shots during the run.
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FINAL 1ST 2ND TOTAL
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SANTA CLARA 27 30 57
RICE 31 39 70 FINAL
HIGH SCORERS: SANTA CLARA - MARC TRASOLINI 17, MICHAEL SANTOS 12,
ROBERT SMITH 10
RICE - CONNOR FRIZZELLE 16, LAWRENCE GHORAM 15,
TREY STANTON 14
Dec 16 9:54 PM
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SANTA CLARA 27
RICE 31 HALFTIME
Dec 16 8:49 PM
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