|Rice vs Texas El Paso Recap - Rice Wins 68-61|
|Rice got 12 points from Connor Frizzelle as they ran past Texas El Paso 68-61 on Wednesday at Haskins Center.|
Rice won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 4.5-point spread as underdogs.
Rice got 12 points from Arsalan Kazemi and another 10 points from Jarelle Reischel. Connor Frizzelle contributed 3 assists, while Arsalan Kazemi cleaned the glass with 11 rebounds.
Texas El Paso got a 17-point performance from Gabriel McCulley, who was supported by 13 points from John Bohannon. Jacques Streeter had 8 assists in a losing cause for Texas El Paso, while John Bohannon grabbed 9 rebounds.
Rice trailed at halftime, 29-27.
Rice won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 38-34.