Mason scores 25 as Rice downs Houston Baptist 76-67

Nov 21, 2022, 5:47 AM | Updated: 7:55 pm

HOUSTON (AP) — Mekhi Mason scored 25 points as Rice beat Houston Baptist 76-67 on Monday night.

Mason was 10 of 14 shooting (4 for 7 from distance) for the Owls (4-2). Travis Evee scored 20 points while going 5 of 13 from the floor, including 4 for 10 from distance, and 6 for 7 from the line. Quincy Olivari was 1 of 13 shooting, including 1 for 11 from distance, and went 7 for 8 from the line to finish with 10 points.

The Huskies (1-5) were led in scoring by Sam Hofman, who finished with 18 points and nine rebounds. Brycen Long added 14 points for Houston Baptist. In addition, Maks Klanjscek had 12 points.

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Rice’s next game is Wednesday against Prairie View A&M at home. Houston Baptist visits Missouri on Saturday.

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