The Rice Owls took the Marshall Thundering Herd to double overtime but ultimately fell short, losing 54-51. Marshall struck first in overtime, with running back Remi Watson scoring on a three-yard touchdown run. The Owls responded with a touchdown of their own by quarterback Driphus Jackson, tying the game at 48 apiece.
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Rankings Ramifications: Both teams currently sit outside the Top 25, so this game shouldn't impact the rankings.
But Did They Cover? Marshall failed to cover the spread, being favored by 3.5 entering the game.
Next Week's Schedule: Rice hosts Houston next Saturday, while Marshall travels to Purdue.