Olivari’s 34 lead Rice past Western Kentucky 83-77

February 19, 2023 GMT

HOUSTON (AP) — Quincy Olivari scored 34 points as Rice beat Western Kentucky 83-77 on Saturday night.

Olivari added 12 rebounds for the Owls (17-10, 8-8 Conference USA). Mekhi Mason added 14 points. Max Fiedler scored 12 points, while adding five rebounds and six assists.

Dayvion McKnight led the way for the Hilltoppers (14-13, 6-10) with 21 points and eight rebounds. Emmanuel Akot added 15 points, seven rebounds and four assists for Western Kentucky. Dontaie Allen finished with 12 points and six rebounds.


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