HOUSTON (AP) — Josh Parrish and Trey Murphy III scored 15 points apiece and Rice upset North Texas 84-75. DJ Draper, who had six 3-pointers in seven attempts, and Javion Hunt each scored 18 points for the Mean Green, whose eight-game win streak was snapped. The Owls, who entered the game with one Conference USA victory, was 9 of 16 on 3-pointers and shot 64% to take a 44-33 halftime lead. North Texas opened the second half red hot, making 11 of 17 shots, including 9 3-pointers, to take at 65-58 lead at the midpoint. However, in the last 8 1/2 minutes, Rice was 10 of 12 to regain control.
DALLAS (AP) — Markis McDuffie had 15 points and nine rebounds as Wichita State defeated SMU 67-55 on Sunday. Dexter Dennis had 12 points and eight rebounds for Wichita State (15-13, 8-8 American Athletic Conference). […]
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — David Collins had 18 points as South Florida easily defeated Arkansas-Pine Bluff 70-41 on Tuesday night in a season opener. Laquincy Rideau had 10 points and 10 rebounds for South Florida. […]