|Conference USA Tournament - Rice Falls 82-65 to Marshall - Recap|
Rice was victimized by Jon Elmore for 32 points as Marshall defeated them 82-65 in NCAA action on Wednesday.
Marshall was the ATS victor, as they covered the -7.0-point spread as a favorite.
Marshall got 12 points from Taevion Kinsey and another 11 points from Rondale Watson. Jon Elmore contributed 6 assists, while Jon Elmore cleaned the glass with 6 rebounds.
Rice got 16 points from Robert Martin in a losing cause and another 14 points from Trey Murphy III. Ako Adams contributed 3 assists for them, while Jack Williams had 10 rebounds.
Marshall led at halftime, $HalfScore.
Rice had a 32-27 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.