Houston, TX (Sports Network) – Tamir Jackson scored 20 points to lead the Rice Owls to a 67-52 victory over the Memphis Tigers in a Conference USA bout at Tudor Fieldhouse.
Connor Frizzelle scored 12 points for Rice (12-14, 4-8 C-USA), while Arsalan Kazemi posted a double-double of 11 points and 12 rebounds.
Memphis (20-7, 8-4) was led by Antonio Barton, who came off the bench to score 14 points.
The Owls held the Tigers to 34.8 percent first half shooting to take a 35-26 lead into the locker room.
The Tigers went just 1-of-8 from three-point range over the final 20 minutes as the Owls ran away with the victory.
Memphis’ 52 points on the night marked a season-low.