Taylor scores 34 to lift FAU over Rice 81-76
Taylor shot 7 for 9 on 3-pointers.
Michael Forrest had 12 points for Florida Atlantic (11-5, 3-0 Conference USA). Dardan Kapiti and Aleksandar Zecevic had 10 points apiece.
Florida Atlantic plays North Texas on the road on Saturday. Rice plays Florida International at home on Saturday.