FRISCO, Texas (AP) Quincy Olivari had 18 points in Rice's 72-71 win against UTSA on Wednesday night in the opening round of the Conference USA Tournament.
Olivari also contributed eight rebounds for the Owls (18-14). Mekhi Mason was 5-of-13 shooting (1 for 6 from distance) to add 12 points. Cameron Sheffield was 4-of-7 shooting (2 for 4 from distance) to finish with 11 points.
Japhet Medor led the Roadrunners (10-22) in scoring, finishing with 20 points, six rebounds and six assists. UTSA also got 14 points and seven rebounds from DJ Richards. In addition, Jacob Germany had 11 points and six rebounds.