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  1. Reserve freshman forward leaves Rice program

    Jan 11, 2015, 4:55 PM EDT

    Rice Basketball

    Maurice Rivers played 17.8 minutes per game for the Owls, who are 4-10 overall and 1-2 in Conference USA play.

  2. Rice’s Marcus Jackson makes a shot from the opposite free-throw line to beat first-half buzzer (VIDEO)

    Jan 11, 2015, 11:30 AM EDT

    Marcus Jackson, Demarcus Holland

    Marcus Jackson’s heave was good from nearly the opposite free-throw line.

  3. 2014-2015 Season Preview: Louisiana Tech the favorite in the ever-changing Conference USA

    Oct 31, 2014, 2:00 PM EDT


    Despite 29 wins (13 in conference play) Louisiana Tech missed out on the NCAA tournament. Michael White looks to change that this season, although, his team will have to go through the likes of UTEP and newcomer Western Kentucky, first.

  4. CBT’s Recruiting Roundup: Texas keeps in-state momentum going, Rhoades rebuilding at Rice

    Oct 27, 2014, 6:20 PM EDT

    Baylor Bears v Texas Longhorns

    News and notes from the world of college basketball recruiting.

  5. Rice lands two commitments in back-to-back days

    Oct 25, 2014, 3:30 PM EDT

    Under Armour

    A three-star commit on Friday night, a top-70 pledge on Saturday morning. This has been a big weekend for first-year head coach Mike Rhoades.

  6. Rice lands three-star 2015 guard to recruiting class

    Sep 30, 2014, 7:44 PM EDT


    Harvard landed another quality recruit.

  7. Rice’s offseason workout regimen was intense (VIDEO)

    Aug 27, 2014, 9:26 AM EDT

    Rice Athletics

    It may not be surprising, then, to hear that their new head coach is a product of Shaka Smart’s VCU staff.

  8. Point guard Marcus Evans becomes Rice’s first 2015 verbal commitment

    Jun 29, 2014, 9:42 PM EDT

    Rice Athletics

    Former VCU assistant Mike Rhoades has his first 2015 commitment, with a Virginia native making his pledge to attend Rice.

  9. Rice transfer Sean Obi commits to Duke

    Apr 21, 2014, 8:53 PM EDT

    Mike Krzyzewski

    Duke landed an impact transfer on Monday with Rice big man Sean Obi.

  10. Report: Rice’s Sean Obi and Keith Washington to transfer

    Mar 28, 2014, 6:08 PM EDT

    sean obi

    Mike Rhoades was just introduced as Rice’s next head coach, yet he’ll reportedly lose two of his top scorers to transfer.

  11. Report: VCU assistant Mike Rhoades to become Rice head coach

    Mar 25, 2014, 6:04 PM EDT

    VCU Athletics

    Shaka Smart’s top assistant will reportedly fill the Rice head coaching vacancy.

  12. Report: Rice fires head coach Ben Braun

    Mar 13, 2014, 3:50 PM EDT

    Houston Chronicle

    Rice has parted ways with head coach Ben Braun as the six-year head man of the Owls was fired on Thursday with two years remaining on his contract.