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01/14/2012 11:02 PM EST
Frizzelle hits 3 to lift Rice over Tulane 50-49
RICE 50, TULANE 49
NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- Connor Frizzelle knocked down a 3-pointer at
the buzzer to lift Rice to a 50-49 win over Tulane on Saturday
The Owls (11-7, 2-1 Conference USA), playing their first game of
the season outside the state of Texas, led for all but 25
seconds of the second half until Jordan Callahan's 3-pointer
gave the Green Wave a 45-44 lead with 1:03 to go.
Ricky Tarrant added two free throws for Tulane, then Arsalan
Kazemi's layup got Rice within a point with 20 seconds left.
After Callahan missed two foul shots, Tarrant went 2 for 2 to
make it 49-46
Frizzelle made a free throw, missed the second and Rice
rebounded to set up his game-winner.
Kazemi scored 12 points and grabbed 14 rebounds for his 14th
double-double of the season, although Rice shot only 28.6
percent from the field (16 of 56).
Tarrant's 14 points led Tulane (12-5, 0-3).
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