Southern Miss vs Rice Wrap - Rice Wins 44-17
Turner Petersen scampered through the Southern Miss defense for 136 yards as Rice handed the Golden Eagles a 44-17 defeat on Saturday at Rice Stadium.
Rice won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 2.5-point spread as favorites. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go OVER the closing number of 57.5.
Driphus Jackson completed 4 of 6 pass attempts for 92 yards for the Owls in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Arsenio Favor rushed for 65 yards for Southern Miss, while Jalen Richard added 22 yards. Arsenio Favor threw for 180 yards for the Golden Eagles, while receivers Tracy Lampley and D.J. Thompson had 101 and 54 yards respectively.
Rice lost the time of possession battle 29:55/28:13, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.
Rice looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against Tulane. Southern Miss will aim to get back on the winning track vs UAB.