Owls sneak past Mustangs

The Rice Owls scored 16 points in the fourth quarter, and rallied for a 43-42 win over the SMU Mustangs Saturday night.

Rice won the game as a 6.5-point underdog, while the combined 85 points sailed OVER the posted total of 70.

Chase Clement completed 35-of-52 passes for 363 yards with two passing touchdowns, while rushing for 125 yards and two TD’s in the win.

Justin Willis threw four touchdowns and ran for another, racking up 165 yards in the air and 62 on the ground.