Owls Down UTSA 27-21 - Match Report
|Owls Down UTSA 27-21 - Match Report|
Rice earned a 27-21 victory over UTSA on Saturday in Week 7 action at Alamodome.
Rice won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 1-point spread as favorites. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go UNDER the closing number of 52.5.
Taylor McHargue completed 9 of 21 pass attempts for 183 yards for the Owls in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Eric Soza rushed for 85 yards for UTSA, while David Glasco added 78 yards. Eric Soza threw for 170 yards for the Roadrunners, while receivers Kenny Bias and Brandon Freeman had 38 and 32 yards respectively.
Rice was outgained by UTSA 434-340 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 24-15 by the Roadrunners.
The time of possession battle favored UTSA as their offense was on the field for 34:41, longer than the 25:19 of their opponents.
Rice looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against New Mexico State. UTSA will aim to get back on the winning track vs UAB.