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70 - 78 Final
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Houston pulls away from Rice late for 78-70 win

Mar 4, 2010 - 4:16 AM HOUSTON(AP) -- Aubrey Coleman scored 18 points and Kelvin Lewis added 17 as Houston pulled away from Rice late for 78-70 victory Wednesday night.

Sean Coleman had 12 points for the Cougars (15-14, 7-8 Conference USA), who hit 12 3-pointers and turned 22 Rice turnovers into 28 points.

Suleiman Braimoh and Arsalan Kazemi each had a double-double for the Owls (8-21, 1-14), who have lost six straight and eight of nine. Braimoh finished with 14 points and 13 rebounds while Kazemi had 11 points and 12 rebounds.

After trailing by as many as 15, Rice took its only lead of the second half, 63-62, on a layup by Braimoh with 7:33 to play. Houston the responded with a 14-2 run for a 76-65 lead 1:24 remaining. Coleman scored six of his points during the deciding run.

The Cougars ended the first half on a 9-2 run for a 39-31 advantage.








  • NCAA BB
    RICE 70
    HOUSTON 78 FINAL

    Mar 3 10:01 PM
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    Rice 65, Houston 69  2nd - 3:08Mar 3 9:49 PM
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    Rice 65, Houston 66  2nd - 4:25Mar 3 9:45 PM
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    Rice 65, Houston 66  2nd - 5:47Mar 3 9:41 PM
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    Rice 63, Houston 65  2nd - 6:24Mar 3 9:39 PM


  • NCAA BB
    HALFTIME 1ST 2ND TOTAL
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    RICE 31 31
    HOUSTON 39 39 HALFTIME
    HIGH SCORERS AT HALFTIME
    RICE - SULEIMAN BRAIMOH 8, CONNOR FRIZZELLE 6,
    TWO PLAYERS WITH 4
    HOUSTON - AUBREY COLEMAN 8, SEAN COLEMAN 7, TWO
    PLAYERS WITH 6

    Mar 3 8:52 PM
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    Rice vs. HoustonMar 3 6:47 AM