Rogers scores 22 as Wichita State defeats Rice 88-81 in AAC Tournament opener

Wed, Mar 13, 2024
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Rogers scores 22 as Wichita State defeats Rice 88-81 in AAC Tournament opener

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - Colby Rogers had 22 points in 12th-seeded Wichita State's 88-81 win against 13th-seeded Rice on Wednesday in the American Athletic Conference Tournament.

The Shockers (14-18) face fifth-seeded Memphis in the second round on Thursday.

Rogers went 8 of 18 from the field (5 for 9 from 3-point range) for the Shockers. Ronnie DeGray III scored 15 points while going 6 of 11 (3 for 5 from 3-point range) and added eight rebounds. Bijan Cortes had 12 points and went 5 of 8 from the field.

Travis Evee led the Owls (11-20, 0-1) in scoring, finishing with 24 points, six rebounds and two blocks. Mekhi Mason added 22 points and four assists for Rice. Alem Huseinovic finished with 15 points and four assists.

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