Cable Car Classic - Recap - Rice Defeats Santa Clara 67-66
Rice got 17 points from Sean Obi as they ran past Santa Clara 67-66 on Saturday at Leavey Center.
Rice won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 12.5-point spread as underdogs.
Rice got 15 points from Seth Gearhart and another 11 points from Max Guercy. Marcus Jackson contributed 7 assists, while Sean Obi cleaned the glass with 9 rebounds.
Santa Clara got a 17-point performance from Evan Roquemore, who was supported by 15 points from Brandon Clark. Evan Roquemore had 4 assists in a losing cause for Santa Clara, while Jerry Brown grabbed 9 rebounds.
Rice led at halftime, 39-29.
Santa Clara won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 36-27.