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Rice Defeats Kansas 23-14 - Recap

Rice Defeats Kansas 23-14 - Recap

The Jayhawks had no answer for Charles Ross on Saturday as the Owls rolled to a 23-14 win at Rice Stadium.

Rice won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 6-point spread as favorites. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go UNDER the closing number of 59.5.

Taylor McHargue completed 14 of 31 pass attempts for 168 yards for the Owls in the win. He was picked off 2 times by the Jayhawks defense.

James Sims rushed for 109 yards for Kansas, while Darrian Miller added 10 yards. Jake Heaps threw for 157 yards for the Jayhawks, while receivers Tony Pierson and Tre' Parmalee had 95 and 23 yards respectively.

Kansas was outgained by Rice 370-270 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 19-11 by the Owls.

Rice led the time of possession tally, as the game finished as a 33:24/26:36 split in that important category.

Rice looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against Houston. Kansas will aim to get back on the winning track vs Louisiana Tech.