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Rice Wins First Conference Title in 56-Years

Rice Wins First Conference Title in 56-Years

iStockPhot​o/Thinksto​ck(HOUSTON, Texas) — The Rice Owls won their first outright conference championship since 1957 on Saturday by defeating Marshall 41-24 to win the Conference-USA title.
The Owls (10-1) pounded the Thundering Herd (9-4) on the ground, rushing for 250 yards on the day. Charles Ross ran for 109 yards and two touchdowns, tying the school’s single season record of 14. Running Back Luke Turner passed for two more scores as Rice jumped out to an early 14-0 lead.
The Herd tried to make a comeback and trailed by 11 at half. However, the Owls scored 14 unanswered points to put the game away.
Marshall had their five game win streak snapped in what was their first C-USA Championship Game appearance. Quarterback Rakeem Cato threw for 265 yards and a pair of touchdowns.
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Conference USA Title on the Line

Conference USA Title on the Line

ThinkStock(NEW YORK) — The Conference USA championship comes down to Marshall and Rice University on Saturday. Both teams finished 9-3 this season and will play at Rice Stadium in Houston.
Owls head coach David Bailiff knows the Thundering Herd will g…

Texas A&M Silent about Johnny Manziel’s Status

Texas A&M Silent about Johnny Manziel’s Status

Ronald Martinez/Getty Images (COLLEGE STATION, Texas.) –  The Texas A&M Aggies open up their season at home against Rice on Saturday, but are still not sure if they will have quarterback Johnny Manziel under center at kickoff.
The NCAA is inv…

Texas A&M Silent about Johnny Manziel’s Status

Texas A&M Silent about Johnny Manziel’s Status

Ronald Martinez/Getty Images (COLLEGE STATION, Texas.) –  The Texas A&M Aggies open up their season at home against Rice on Saturday, but are still not sure if they will have quarterback Johnny Manziel under center at kickoff.
The NCAA is inv…

Texas A&M Silent about Johnny Manziel’s Status

Texas A&M Silent about Johnny Manziel’s Status

Ronald Martinez/Getty Images (COLLEGE STATION, Texas.) –  The Texas A&M Aggies open up their season at home against Rice on Saturday, but are still not sure if they will have quarterback Johnny Manziel under center at kickoff.
The NCAA is inv…

Texas A&M Silent about Johnny Manziel’s Status

Texas A&M Silent about Johnny Manziel’s Status

Ronald Martinez/Getty Images (COLLEGE STATION, Texas.) –  The Texas A&M Aggies open up their season at home against Rice on Saturday, but are still not sure if they will have quarterback Johnny Manziel under center at kickoff.
The NCAA is inv…

Rice Routs Air Force 33-14 In Armed Forces Bowl

Rice Routs Air Force 33-14 In Armed Forces Bowl

Cooper Neill/Getty Images(FORT WORTH, Texas) — Freshman backup quarterback Driphus Jackson threw for 264 yards and two scores to lead Rice to a 33-14 win over Air Force in the Bell Helicopter Armed Forces Bowl on Saturday afternoon.
Jackson came in f…

South Korea Stops Buying US Rice

South Korea Stops Buying US Rice

Photos.com/Thinkstock(LONDON) — South Korea is suspending the bidding and sale of U.S. rice.  The decision by South Korea to suspend the sale of U.S. rice follows a Consumer Reports’ study which says many of the rice products found on the superma…

Arsenic in Rice: New Report Finds ‘Worrisome Levels’

Arsenic in Rice: New Report Finds ‘Worrisome Levels’

Photos.com/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — A major consumer magazine is warning Americans to limit how much rice they eat because of concerns over arsenic. According to a sobering report released to Good Morning America by Consumer Reports magazine on Wednesda…

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