Boxscore
Texas 57, Rice 41
Saturday, December 29, 2012 2:00 PM
Location - Frank Erwin Special Events Center, Austin, Texas
Officials - Patrick Adams, Randy Heimerman, Tom O'Neill
Attendance - 10943

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 T
Rice 26 15 41
Texas 26 31 57

Recap


Texas 57, Rice 41:
Sheldon McClellan had 14 points, including six during a crucial late-game run as the Longhorns pulled away late for a nonconference home win over the Owls.

Max Guercy's layup with 8:54 to play in the second half cut the Texas lead to 41-38. But the Owls scored just three points the rest of the way as the Longhorns went on a game-ending 16-3 run to win going away.

Texas (8-5) improved to 7-0 at home on the season despite shooting just 36.7 percent from the floor. The Longhorns were helped by a 46-21 advantage on the glass, led by McClellan's nine rebounds. Texas had 16 offensive boards, including four apiece by Connor Lammert and Jonathan Holmes.

Julien Lewis finished with 12 points for the Longhorns, while Javan Felix added seven points, seven assists and six rebounds.

Rice (3-9) was paced by Austin Ramijak's 14 points, including four 3-pointers. Tamir Jackson added 12 points.

GAME NOTEBOOK: Rice doubled up Texas in personal fouls, 24-12, with five Owls finishing with four or more fouls. The Longhorns shot 29 free throws compared to six by Rice. … Texas attempted a season-low nine 3-point attempts. … The Owls get some time before their next contest, traveling to Harvard for a game on Jan. 5. The Longhorns also have a week off before they travel to Baylor for their Big 12 opener on Jan. 5.



Rice Owls

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Tamir Jackson 36:00 5-17 1-5 1-2 0 4 4 2 4 2 2 0 12
Julian DeBose 33:00 2-7 1-3 0-0 0 4 4 0 5 0 3 0 5
Seth Gearhart 24:00 0-3 0-3 0-0 0 3 3 1 4 1 1 1 0
Max Guercy 29:00 3-6 1-3 2-2 0 0 0 2 4 2 3 0 9
Ross Wilson 24:00 0-2 0-0 1-2 0 2 2 1 3 1 0 0 1
Austin Ramljak 25:00 5-8 4-7 0-0 1 0 1 0 4 0 1 0 14
Bahrom Firozgary 6:00 0-1 0-0 0-0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0
Keith Washington 19:00 0-3 0-0 0-0 1 5 6 1 0 0 3 0 0
Dan Peera 4:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 200 15-47 7-21 4-6 2 19 21 7 24 6 13 2 41
  31.9% 33.3% 66.7% Team Rebs: 2   Total TO: 13

Texas Longhorns

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Jonathan Holmes 13:00 2-6 0-0 4-4 4 4 8 0 4 0 3 0 8
Javan Felix 38:00 1-6 1-1 4-5 1 5 6 7 1 2 2 0 7
Cameron Ridley 18:00 3-6 0-0 0-1 1 4 5 0 0 0 2 2 6
Julien Lewis 32:00 4-7 1-1 3-4 0 3 3 1 2 2 4 0 12
Sheldon McClellan 34:00 4-10 1-3 5-6 2 7 9 0 0 1 0 0 14
Demarcus Holland 12:00 0-3 0-3 0-0 0 2 2 0 0 0 1 0 0
Ioannis Papapetrou 11:00 1-1 0-0 1-3 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 3
Jaylen Bond 12:00 1-3 0-0 1-3 3 3 6 0 1 1 0 0 3
Connor Lammert 21:00 2-6 0-1 0-2 4 1 5 1 1 0 0 1 4
Prince Ibeh 9:00 0-1 0-0 0-1 1 1 2 0 2 0 0 1 0
TOTAL 200 18-49 3-9 18-29 16 30 46 9 12 6 13 4 57
  36.7% 33.3% 62.1% Team Rebs: 0   Total TO: 13