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Men's College Basketball
Preview
Matchup Edge
RICE Edge in: UTEP
Points Per Game
Field Goal %
Free Throw %
Defense
Rebounding
Turnovers
Bench
Rice at Texas-El Paso
When: 4:00 PM ET, Saturday, March 7, 2015
Where: Don Haskins Center, El Paso, Texas
Quick Hits

Overall Team Offense

  • The Texas-El Paso Miners are ranked 30 for offensive field goal percentage shooting 46.8% while attempting 52.6 shots per game. The Miners shooting percentages include 65.4% for free throw percentage and 35.9% for three point percentage so far this season.
  • The Rice Owls are ranked 224 for offensive field goal percentage shooting 42.2% while attempting 49.8 shots per game. The Owls shooting percentages include 73.8% for free throw percentage and 37.0% for three point percentage so far this season.

Home and Away

  • The Texas-El Paso Miners are 13-2 at home this season, 12-5 against conference opponents, and 8-4 against non-conference opponents.
  • At home the Miners are averaging 71.6 scoring, and holding teams to 60.6 points scored on defense.
  • The Rice Owls are 4-8 while on the road this season, 8-9 against conference opponents, and 3-9 against non-conference opponents.
  • On the road, the Owls are averaging 62.9 scoring, and holding teams to 68.1 points scored on defense.
Stats and Records
Team Comparison
  W/L Strk Home Away Neutral Day Night Conf
Rice 11-18 W1 7-7 4-8 0-3 1-5 10-13 8-9
Texas-El Paso 20-9 W1 13-2 5-6 2-1 5-1 15-8 12-5
Last Meeting
Rice Texas-El Paso
Date Away Home Pts Reb FG% Pts Reb FG%
1/4/15 UTEP 66 RICE 57 57 25 35.8 66 31 48.1
Player Stats
Previous Matchup
Points Player Total FG% FTM
Rice M. Jackson 20 71.4 5
Texas-El Paso E. Morris Jr 16 62.5 2
Rebounds Player Total Off Def
Rice S. Gearhart 8 5 3
Texas-El Paso V. Hunter 10 4 6
Assists Player  
Rice B. Mency 5
Texas-El Paso V. Hunter 4
Season
Points Player Total FG% FTM
Rice S. Gearhart 452 45.3 119
Texas-El Paso V. Hunter 434 53.4 104
Rebounds Player Total Off Def
Rice A. Drone 160 50 110
Texas-El Paso V. Hunter 266 74 192
Assists Player  
Rice M. Guercy 131
Texas-El Paso C. Cooper 93
Quickchart Matchup
Rice Off vs  Texas-El Paso Defense
63.9 Points For
63.2 Points Against
42.2 FG%
41.5 FG%
27.1 Reb
30.9 Reb
Texas-El Paso Off vs  Rice Defense
69.5 Points For
66.9 Points Against
46.8 FG%
45.1 FG%
30.9 Reb
31.4 Reb