Houston Baptist Defeats Rice 73-71 - Recap

Houston Baptist Defeats Rice 73-71 - Recap

Houston Baptist got 16 points from Marcel Smith as they ran past Rice 73-71 on Wednesday at Sharp Gym.

Houston Baptist got 16 points from Rob Lewis and another 11 points from Ricmonds Vilde. Marcel Smith contributed 4 assists, while Caleb Crayton cleaned the glass with 6 rebounds.

Rice got 23 points from Austin Ramljak in a losing cause and another 18 points from Keith Washington. Max Guercy contributed 5 assists for them, while Seth Gearhart had 7 rebounds.

First-half bettors who backed Houston Baptist were victorious, as the score was 32-29 at the break.

The rebound battle favored Houston Baptist as they grabbed 35 boards, while Rice only had 27.