Tulane 79, Rice 74
Jordan Callahan and Johnny Mayhane each scored 18 points and
Tulane defeated Rice 79-74 in overtime Wednesday night.
Mayhane scored eight of his points in the extra period to help
the Green Wave (7-14, 2-6 Conference USA) end a four-game losing
Arsalan Kazemi led the Owls (7-14, 1-7) with 19 points and 13
Tulane’s Kendall Timmons hit a jumper with 31 seconds remaining
in regulation to tie the score at 61, and the game went into
overtime after Rice missed two shots.
The Green Wave scored the first six points of overtime and held
off the Owls from there.
Rice went into halftime up 37-28 and led by as many as 13 in the
second half before Tulane rallied by slowly chipping away at the
lead. The Green Wave tied the score at 52 on Kris Richard’s jumper
with 6:20 left and neither team led by more than four the remainder