Rice vs Texas El Paso Recap - Texas El Paso Wins 65-53

Texas El Paso got 14 points from C.J. Cooper as they ran past Rice 65-53 on Wednesday at Haskins Center.

Texas El Paso earned a straight-up victory but suffered an ATS defeat in failing to cover the 18.5-point spread.

Texas El Paso got 11 points from John Bohannon and another 10 points from Julian Washburn. Jacques Streeter contributed 8 assists, while Cedrick Lang cleaned the glass with 8 rebounds.

Rice got a 12-point performance from Tamir Jackson, who was supported by 11 points from Max Guercy. Tamir Jackson had 3 assists in a losing cause for Rice, while Julian DeBose grabbed 7 rebounds.

First-half bettors who backed Texas El Paso were victorious, as the score was 35-21 at the break.

Rice won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 30-27.