Houston Baptist visits Rice after Evee’s 31-point game

Houston Baptist Huskies (1-4) at Rice Owls (3-2, 0-1 C-USA)

Houston; Monday, 8 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: Rice hosts the Houston Baptist Huskies after Travis Evee scored 31 points in Rice’s 96-88 win over the Western Michigan Broncos.

The Owls are 3-0 in home games. Rice is eighth in C-USA with 6.6 offensive rebounds per game led by Max Fiedler averaging 1.6.

The Huskies are 0-2 on the road. Houston Baptist is third in the Southland scoring 75.4 points per game and is shooting 47.1%.

TOP PERFORMERS: Evee is shooting 42.9% from beyond the arc with 3.0 made 3-pointers per game for the Owls, while averaging 19.2 points, 3.4 assists and 1.6 steals. Quincy Olivari is shooting 42.3% and averaging 12.6 points for Rice.

Brycen Long averages 3.0 made 3-pointers per game for the Huskies, scoring 14.4 points while shooting 45.5% from beyond the arc. Bonke Maring is averaging 15.2 points and 5.6 rebounds for Houston Baptist.

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