4:59 AM EST, Wed November 26, 2014

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.

This week: Rice vs. UTEP

Rice and UTEP meet at 7 p.m. Friday at Rice Stadium.

Gameday Central: Rice takes on 9-0 Marshall on the road

The Owls, winners of sixth straight games, face a big test against the unbeaten Thundering Herd. Follow the action here.

Rice, HBU & PV all eliminated in 1st round of NCAA soccer tournament

The stays for Rice, HBU and Prairie View A&M in the NCAA soccer tournament were short ones, with all three teams being eliminated with shutout losses on Friday night. Already missing leading scorer and Conference USA Offensive Player of the Year Lauren Hughes, Rice couldn’t find the back of the net in a 3-0 loss […]

Rice’s Christian Covington has season-ending knee surgery

Rice all-conference nose tackle Christian Covington underwent season-ending knee surgery on Tuesday. Covington, who was injured in the Nov. 1 game against Florida International, will require six months of rehab. Before the season, Covington was projected by some analysts as a late first-round NFL draft pick.

Rice soccer headed to NCAA tournament after shutout of UNT

Gabriela Iribarne scored a pair of goals to lead Rice to a 2-0 victory over North Texas on Sunday, clinching the Conference USA championship and a spot in the NCAA tournament. The Owls improved to 14-3-3 on the season. This will be the Owls’ third NCAA appearance and first since 2005. The NCAA tournament bracket […]

Gameday Central: Red-hot Rice plays host to UTSA

The Owls (5-3) look for their sixth straight win as they take on the Roadrunners (2-6) at Rice Stadium. Get updates from the game here.

Rice soccer sweeps several C-USA season awards

Rice swept several Conference USA women’s soccer awards Tuesday, highlighted by midfielder Lauren Hughes being named Offensive Player of the Year. Quinny Truong was tabbed Midfielder of the Year and Nicky Adams was selected Coach of the Year. Hughes, Truong and Holly Hargreaves were selected All C-USA first team. Jenny Finchera was a second-team selection […]

Owls’ Covington out for at least two weeks with leg injury

Rice defensive end Christian Covington will miss at least two weeks with a lower leg injury, coach David Bailiff said Monday. Covington suffered the injury in Saturday’s 31-17 win at Florida International. He will undergo an MRI on Monday afternoon. Covington is considered the Owls’ top defensive player and was projected as a possible first-round […]

Five sack day earns Rice DL Conference USA defensive player of the week award

Rice defensive end Zach Patt, who had a record-setting day Saturday against Florida International, was named Conference USA defensive player of the week on Monday. Patt set a school record with five sacks and forced three fumbles in the Owls’ 31-17 victory. Patt, who missed four games with a leg fracture, leads the Owls with […]

Gameday Central: Rice travels to face Florida International

The Owls (4-3) seek their fifth straight win as they meet the Golden Panthers (3-5) in a C-USA matchup. Get updates here.