Ben Braun and the Rice Owls want to keep the momentum after their road win over the Houston Cougars Wednesday night. They will host an 11-13 SMU team Saturday night in Tudor Fieldhouse.
Owls use of 2-3 zone helps them pull outscore Houston 14-7 down the stretch for victory.
Might not be the days of Phi Slama Jama at the UH or Ricky Pierce at Rice. But these cross town rivals still understand pride and what it means to have City of Houston bragging rights.
The Rice Owls and Head Football Coach David Bailiff look to improve from a 4-8 2011 season. The introduction of the 2012 recruiting class could go a long way in helping to change their fortunes.
Friday was the first day of practice for the number 6 collegiate baseball team in the nation and their longtime Head Coach, Wayne Graham.
Rice Head Basketball Coach Ben Braun wants to see his team toughen up and the time is now as the Owls face Memphis Wednesday night.
The Owls have won two in a row on the road against SMU and Tulane. They are at home tonight against UAB looking for 3 straight.
The Owls got back to their winning ways in Dallas with a change in the starting lineup. Next up , the Tulane Greenwave in New Orleans.
Non-conference play is over for the Owls. Now it’s time to apply the lessons from what is considered ‘pre-season’ to the games that will count starting with Marshall at home Saturday night.
The holidays have been good for Head Coach Ben Braun and his Rice Owls as they reflect back on the victory, which one game obviously will not make their season.