Lamar 87, Rice 81
Mike James hit all five 3-pointers he took, scoring 26 points
Saturday night as Lamar held off Rice 87-81.
Anthony Miles scored 19 points, going 15-for-18 from the free
throw line, and Devon Lamb had 17 points and 11 rebounds as the
Cardinals (8-3) won their fourth in a row and seventh of eight.
Arsalan Kazemi had 23 points and 12 rebounds to pace the Owls
(7-3), whose four-game winning streak ended.
Tamir Jackson scored 24 points and Connor Frizzelle had 12,
becoming the 29th player in Rice history to reach 1,000 points. He
Though outscored 62-50 from the field, Lamar made 37 free throws
to 19 for Rice.
With the Cardinals leading 18-17, James fueled a 15-3 run with
eight points that put them ahead 33-20 with 6:59 left in the first
The Owls pulled within four in the final 2 minutes but got no