Rice outlasts Tulane, 88-74

January 29, 2012 5:27:52 AM PST
Ahmad Ibrahim scored a career-high 23 points and Connor Frizzelle scored 22 to lift Rice past Tulane 88-74 Saturday night.

Dylan Ennis had 10 points and 11 assists for Rice -- the most assists for an Owls player in a game in six years. Ibrahim also blocked four shots, and Omar Oraby contributed 16 points and eight rebounds for the Owls (12-10, 3-4 Conference USA), who never trailed in the contest. Frizzelle's total was his highest point output of the season.

Ricky Tarrant led Tulane (14-7, 2-5) with 18 points and eight assists. Jordan Callahan scored 17 points and Josh Davis had eight points and grabbed 10 rebounds for the Green Wave.