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Conference USA Tournament - Rice Downs Marshall 72-68 - Match Report

Quincy Olivari scored 23 points leading Rice to a 72-68 victory over Marshall at Ford Center at The Star on Wednesday.

Rice was a +9.5-point underdog in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters.

Rice got 15 points from Max Fiedler and another 10 points from Cameron Sheffield. Cavit Ege Havsa contributed 5 assists, while Max Fiedler cleaned the glass with 9 rebounds.

Marshall got 19 points from Jarrod West in a losing cause and another 17 points from Mikel Beyers. Jarrod West contributed 7 assists for them, while Mikel Beyers had 8 rebounds.

First-half bettors who backed Rice were victorious, as the score was 31-30 at the break.

The rebound battle favored Marshall as they grabbed 31 boards, while Rice only had 29