|South Padre Invitational - Rice Downs Southern 80-65 - Match Report|
|Southern was burned for 29 points by Tamir Jackson on Thursday as Rice picked up an 80-65 win at Autry Court.|
Dylan Ennis had 14 points for Rice and Lucas Kuipers chipped in with 10 points. Arsalan Kazemi had 5 assists for them, while Arsalan Kazemi was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 13 boards.
Southern got 18 points from Quinton Doggett in a losing cause and another 14 points from Derick Beltran. Jameel Grace contributed 5 assists for them, while Quinton Doggett had 8 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Rice were victorious, as the score was 46-39 at the break.
The rebound battle favored Rice as they grabbed 42 boards, while Southern only had 28.