2019 ScheduleAll times ET

2019 Schedule
10-17, 11th in C-USA
6d

Defense shines as FAU tops Rice 60-41

Xavian Stapleton had 14 points as Florida Atlantic beat Rice 60-41 on Saturday. Karlis Silins added 10 points for Florida Atlantic, who held Rice to 26.7 percent shooting, the lowest mark of the season for a Florida Atlantic opponent.

Western Kentucky's Anderson throws down vicious poster (0:23)

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College basketball isn't that far off. And to get you set for the season -- as well as for holiday viewing plans -- ESPN unveiled the brackets for six holiday tournaments. The MGM Main Event will take place on Nov. 20-22.

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675dJeff Borzello

Evans to follow Rhoades from Rice to VCU

Rice sit-out transfer Marcus Evans has committed to VCU, where his former coach with the Owls, Mike Rhoades, has been hired.

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703dJeff Goodman and Jeff Borzello

Rhoades set to replace Wade as coach at VCU

Mike Rhoades says he is leaving Rice to take the head-coaching job at VCU, where he was an assistant under Shaka Smart for five seasons.

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904dBrett McMurphy and Jake Trotter

Sources: Big 12 cuts expansion list to at least 12

Sources told ESPN the Big 12 has cut its list of candidates to at least 12 schools: Air Force, BYU, UCF, Cincinnati, Colorado State, UConn, Houston, Rice, South Florida, SMU, Temple and Tulane.

Letcher-Ellis has big back-to-back games

We thought Marquez Letcher-Ellis' 20 points against Western Kentucky was impressive ... until he put up 28 points against Marshall. Top 15 freshmen (Insider)

Rice stuns New Mexico with win

New Mexico tried to call a timeout with 0.1 seconds left, but they didn't have any remaining. Rice then broke the tie on a technical free throw for a 90-89 win. Box score

Cal rolls over Rice in opener (0:44)

Final: Rice 82, North Texas 54

The Owls pounced on the Mean Green 44-24 in the second half to advance past the opening round. Marcus Jackson scored a game-high 28 on 10-for-14 shooting, including 4-for-6 from 3. No. 9 Rice will play top-seeded Louisiana Tech Thursday in the quarterfinals.

Team Stats

Points Per Game74.1
Rebounds Per Game38.0
Assists Per Game13.3
Points Allowed78.1321st

Tournament History

Final Fours0
Tournament Record2-5
Championship SeasonsNone
Tournament Appearances4