2018 ScheduleAll times ET

2018 Schedule
4-14, 12th in C-USA

Smart, North Texas shoot down Rice, 85-78

Roosevelt Smart knocked down a school record nine 3-pointers and posted a career-high 39 points as North Texas shot past Rice, 85-78 in a Conference USA battle Saturday.


Pearson, Texas State hand Rice 3rd straight defeat, 74-66

Nijal Pearson pumped in 18 points and Immanuel King added 15 points and grabbed 11 rebounds as Texas State closed out its nonconference schedule by handing Rice its third straight defeat, beating the Owls 74-66 on Friday night.


Rice holds off St. Thomas 70-59 behind Lapray

A.J. Lapray scored 16 points with a career-high 10 rebounds, Miles Lester made a go-ahead free throw, and Rice closed on a 23-6 run to hold off crosstown foe NAIA St. Thomas (Texas) 70-59 on Saturday night.


Burnett scores 18 to lead OIe Miss to 79-62 win

Deandre Burnett had 18 points and a career-high tying eight assists to lead Mississippi to a 79-62 rout of Rice on Wednesday night in the Heavyweight bracket's consolation game at the MGM Grand Main Event.


McCoy, Juiston lead UNLV to 95-68 win over Rice

Freshman Brandon McCoy had 23 points and 10 rebounds, and Shakur Juiston scored eight to go with career-high 19 rebounds and five assists to help UNLV beat Rice 95-68 on Monday night in the MGM Resorts Main Event.

ESPN staff  

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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274dJeff 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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301dJeff 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.

Team Stats

Points Per Game68.0Tied-308th
Rebounds Per Game36.9133rd
Assists Per Game11.9Tied-301st
Points Allowed75.9267th

Tournament History

Final Fours0
Tournament Record2-5
Championship SeasonsNone
Tournament Appearances4