SMU holds off Rice
|SMU holds off Rice|
Shawnbrey McNeal rushed for two touchdowns to lead the SMU Mustangs to a 31-28 win over the Rice Owls on Saturday afternoon.
The Mustangs did not cover the 18-point spread, while the final score played OVER the day's posted total of 57.
Kyle Padron added one touchdown pass, 234 yards in the air and one interception.
Nick Fanuzzi threw for 276 yards and three touchdowns for Rice in the loss.