East Carolina vs Rice Final: 79-63 - Recap

East Carolina got a 33-point performance from Maurice Kemp as East Carolina handed Rice a 79-63 defeat on Saturday at Autry Court.

East Carolina was a 5-point favorite in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters.

Ty Armstrong had 22 points for East Carolina and Miguel Paul chipped in with 7 points. Miguel Paul had 6 assists for them, while Maurice Kemp was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 9 boards.

Rice got a 19-point performance from Tamir Jackson, who was supported by 12 points from Austin Ramljak. Max Guercy had 5 assists in a losing cause for Rice, while Tamir Jackson grabbed 9 rebounds.

First-half bettors who backed East Carolina were victorious, as the score was 29-26 at the break.

The rebound battle favored East Carolina as they grabbed 35 boards, while Rice only had 29.