Owls stun Golden Eagles

Owls stun Golden Eagles

Chase Clement threw two touchdown passes on Wednesday, as the Rice Owls upset the heavily favored Southern Mississippi Golden Eagles 31-29.

Rice won the game as huge 20.5-point road underdogs, while the combined 60 points made it OVER the posted total of 54.5.

Clement finished with just 73 yards passing, but Justin Hill ran for over 100 yards with a touchdown and James Casey also rushed for a TD in the win.

Damion Fletcher led the Golden Eagles with 141 yards rushing with two touchdowns. Stephen Reaves threw for 150 yards and one TD, but was sacked and intercepted four times in the loss.