Rice 82, San Jose St. 49
HOUSTON (AP)—Michael Harris scored 20 points and Yamar Diene added 11 points and nine rebounds as Rice beat San Jose State 82-49 Saturday.
Harris went 7-of-8 from the field and 5-of-6 from the line as Rice (15-5, 7-2 Western Athletic) dominated from the start.
San Jose State (5-14, 0-9) had only one player score in double figures, Marquin Chandler with 10 points. He was 1-of-6 from the field.
The Owls jumped to a 23-6 lead, and went on a 23-2 run in the second half to go up 67-32. They outbrebounded San Jose State 40-19.
The Spartans shot just 22 percent in the second half (4-of-22).
Jason McKrieth had nine assists for Rice.