RICE 71 TEXAS STATE 60
HOUSTON, TEXAS – Facing in-state rival Texas State, Rice (23-9) wasted no time jumping out to the early lead in front of the Owl home faithful. Leading the entire way, the Owls took down the Bobcats (23-10) 71-60 in the First-Round of the 2018 Postseason WNIT.
Four Texas State Players (Taeler Deer, Brooke Holle, Toshua Leavitt and Ericka May) each finished in double figures on the evening.
Erica Ogwumike led the way for Rice with 27 points and 10 rebounds, the only player to achieve a double-double in the contest. Rice’s defense held Texas State to under 40 percent shooting while the Owls hit 46.2 percent of its shots in the victory.