Maluach scores 23 to lead New Mexico past Rice 72-61

HOUSTON (AP) — Makuach Maluach had 23 points as New Mexico topped Rice 72-61 on Sunday.

Rod Brown had 11 points for New Mexico (1-0). Bayron Matos added 10 points.

Quincy Olivari had 21 points for the Owls (4-1), whose four-game season-opening winning streak was snapped. Travis Evee added 15 points.

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