Aug 30, 2012; Houston, TX, USA; Rice Owls quarterback Taylor McHargue (16) passes the ball against the UCLA Bruins during the second half at Rice Stadium. UCLA beat Rice 49-24. Mandatory Credit: Brendan Maloney-US PRESSWIRE

Rice Vs. Kansas: Owls Pull Off Upset Over Jayhawks

The Owls head on the road looking for their first win of the season when they face Kansas.

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Rice Vs. Kansas Final Score: Owls Knock Off Jayhawks With Field Goal As Time Expires

The Rice Owls were able to come back from a nine-point deficit and score the final 12 points of the game to defeat the Kansas Jayhawks 25-24. The Owls won the game on a Chris Boswell 45-yard field goal as time expired to pull off the upset.

The Owls defense held the Jayhawks offense in check after Kansas scored a touchdown just four minutes into the second half. For the game, they held Kanas quarterback Dayne Crist to only144 yards passing the ball, intercepting him off twice.

The Rice offense was led by their rushing attack that combined for 167 yards, but 94 of those came from Charles Ross who scored a touchdown while also averaging 6.7 yards a carry. Quarterback Taylor McHargue also had a solid game by completing 23-of-35 passes for 236 yards

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Rice Vs. Kansas Halftime Score: Owls Trail Jayhawks 17-13

The Rice Owls are are hanging tough against the Kansas Jayhawks and are only trailing 17-13 at the break. The Owls scored 10 second-quarter points to cut into the Jayhawks' lead. The touchdown for Rice came when running back Turner Petersen capped off a very lengthy 16-play, 94-yard drive by scoring on a 1-yard touchdown run.

The other score was a 29-yard field goal by Chris Boswell with 29 seconds left in the half. Kansas got on the board when Schyler Miles scored on his only carry so for on the game from 1-yard out.

Turnovers have plagued both teams as Rice has given up the ball three times while Kansas has turned over the ball two times.

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Rice Vs. Kansas 2012: Game Time, TV Schedule, Spread And More

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