Rice beats Tulane with 3-pt shot at buzzer

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Posted on January 14, 2012 at 11:04 PM

Connor Frizzelle knocked down a 3-pointer at the buzzer to lift Rice to a 50-49 win over Tulane on Saturday night.
 
   The Owls (11-7, 2-1 Conference USA), playing their first game of the season outside the state of Texas, led for all but 25 seconds of the second half until Jordan Callahan's 3-pointer gave the Green Wave a 45-44 lead with 1:03 to go.
 
   Ricky Tarrant added two free throws for Tulane, then Arsalan Kazemi's layup got Rice within a point with 20 seconds left.
 
   After Callahan missed two foul shots, Tarrant went 2 for 2 to make it 49-46
 
   Frizzelle made a free throw, missed the second and Rice rebounded to set up his game-winner.
 
   Kazemi scored 12 points and grabbed 14 rebounds for his 14th double-double of the season, although Rice shot only 28.6 percent from the field (16 of 56).
 
   Tarrant's 14 points led Tulane (12-5, 0-3).
 

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