South Alabama vs Rice Wrap - Rice Wins 96-93
Sean Obi scored 25 points and added 19 rebounds for a double-double, leading Rice over South Alabama, 96-93, on Saturday at Autry Court.
Rice won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 5-point spread as underdogs.
Rice got 20 points from Max Guercy and another 15 points from Austin Ramljak. Max Guercy contributed 5 assists, while Sean Obi cleaned the glass with 19 rebounds.
South Alabama got 26 points from Antoine Allen in a losing cause and another 17 points from Augustine Rubit. Ken Williams contributed 5 assists for them, while Mychal Ammons had 14 rebounds.
Rice hit the break leading 38-23 before taking care of business in the second half.
The rebound battle favored South Alabama as they grabbed 50 boards, while Rice only had 48.