Kazemi leads Rice past St. Gregory's 75-58
Arsalan Kazemi scored 19 points and Tamir Jackson added 14 to lead Rice to a 75-58 victory over St. Gregory's on Sunday.
Kazemi added eight rebounds for the Owls (3-1) who shot just 39.7 percent but took advantage of 23 turnovers by the Cavaliers, an NAIA team.
Fayzon Richey had 26 points and 10 rebounds and Dylan Lemley added 14 points for St. Gregory's, which used only seven players and counted this game as an exhibition.
Rice scored 27 points off turnovers while committing only eight of its own.
The Owls never trailed, led 37-30 at halftime and dominated play inside, outscoring the Cavaliers in the paint 44-16.