Baylor Defeats Rice 30-13 - Recap
|Baylor Defeats Rice 30-13 - Recap|
The Owls were burned by Kendall Wright for 106 receiving yards on Saturday as the Bears picked up a 30-13 win at Rice Stadium.
The Bears were a 8.5-point favorite in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 56.5.
Robert Griffin completed 20 of 28 pass attempts for 268 yards for the Bears in the win. He was picked off 1 time by the Owls defense.
Sam McGuffie rushed for 64 yards for Rice, while Tyler Smith added 42 yards. Nick Fanuzzi threw for 204 yards for the Owls, while receivers Patrick Randolph and Brent Hotard had 45 and 42 yards respectively.
Rice was outgained by Baylor 456-296 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 22-21 by the Bears.
The time of possession battle favored Rice as their offense was on the field for 30:46, longer than the 29:14 of their opponents.
Next game, Baylor takes its act home to face Kansas looking for another win. For Rice, they head home to face Southern Methodist.