1:18 PM EST, Thu December 18, 2014

Rice DE Brian Nordstrom tabbed All-Conference USA first team

Rice junior defensive end Brian Nordstrom was named to the All-Conference USA first team on Tuesday. Nordstrom had a breakout season with a league-best 18.5 tackles for loss (tied for seventh nationally) and 7.5 sacks for the Owls, who play Fresno State in the Dec. 24 Sheraton Hawaii Bowl. Rice had three players named to […]

Rice’s historic third straight bowl game will be in Hawaii

Rice made history Sunday – and will head to Hawaii to celebrate. The Owls accepted a bid to play in the Hawaii Bowl, which is set for 7 p.m. on Dec. 24 at Aloha Stadium and will be televised on ESPN. Rice will face Fresno State (6-7), which lost in the Mountain West Conference championship […]

Louisiana Tech coach: ‘You do not forget’ 2013 blowout to Rice

Louisiana Tech hasn’t forgotten last year’s 52-14 blowout loss to Rice. “It is all over the locker room,” Holtz said. “Nobody questions what happened last year. Everyone is aware of it and this was a game last year that everyone circled in the offseason.” In last year’s meeting at Rice Stadium, Charles Ross rushed for […]

This week: Rice at Louisiana Tech

Rice and Louisiana Tech meet Saturday in a showdown for the C-USA West title.

Rice to play for C-USA West title

Rice got the help it needed. Old Dominion knocked off Conference USA West division leader Louisiana Tech 30-27 in overtime on Saturday. That means the Owls and Louisiana Tech will meet Saturday in Ruston, La., to decide the Conference USA West division. Rice improved to 7-4, 5-2 in C-USA with Friday’s 31-13 win over UTEP. […]

Gameday Central: Rice vs. UTEP

FIRST QUARTER: RICE 0, UTEP 0 Rice and UTEP have struggled to find offense during a scoreless first quarter Friday night at Rice Stadium. UTEP has 46 of the combined 51 yards in the opening quarter as the two teams combined for five punts and one fumble. The Miners had the only two first downs […]

Rice coach celebrates with dunk of a different kind

The Owls' 68-64 win over Prairie View A&M on Wednesday night was the first under coach Mike Rhoades.