Parrish leads Rice past Middle Tennessee with career-high 21
Trey Murphy III had 18 points and nine rebounds for Rice (12-13, 4-8 Conference USA). Chris Mullins added 16 points. Payton Moore had 11 points. Parrish, who made 9 of 12 shots, also had eight rebounds.
Rice plays Old Dominion at home on Thursday. Middle Tennessee plays at UAB on Wednesday.