Dec. 20, 2012
IRVING, Texas -
Nakachi Maduka hit two free throws with 0.1 seconds remaining to give Rice a 43-41 victory over future C-USA member UTSA at Tudor Fieldhouse. The Owls overcame a nine point deficit in the last 13 minutes to win the game. The Owls (6-4) have won four consecutive games, and are 5-1 at home this season.
Also victorious Thursday night was Marshall and UTEP. A solid defensive was the key for Marshall (6-5) as they picked up a 52-46 win over Furman at the Cam Henderson Center. The Thundering Herd forced 20 turnovers and led by senior Leandra King's career-high five blocks, while Erica Woods earned four of the Herd's eight steals. UTEP cruised to an easy 60-45 victory over New Mexico at the Don Haskins Center. Three Miners scored in double digits, led by 22 points from junior forward Kayla Thornton.
Updated C-USA Women's Basketball Standings & Stats
|C-USA WOMEN'S BASKETBALL RESULTS & HIGHLIGHTS
| Thursday, Dec. 20
| at Marshall 52, Furman 46
|| Marshall's (6-5) defense forced the Paladins to turn the ball over 20 times. Senior Leandra King recorded a career-high five blocks, while Erica Woods earned four of the Herd's eight steals.
| at Rice 43, UTSA 41
|| Nakachi Maduka had a team-high 12 points, while Christal Porter grabbed a game-best 14 rebounds.
| at UTEP 60, New Mexico 45
|| Senior F Kayla Thornton scored a game-high 22 points, followed by 11 from Irene Gari and Anete Steinberga added 10. UTEP hit 20-of-29 free throws.
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SAT., DECEMBER 22
Texas State at Houston (C-USADN) 12 p.m.
Wichita State at SMU (C-USADN) 12 p.m.
Tennessee Tech at Marshall (C-USADN) 1 p.m.
Memphis at Seton Hall 2 p.m.
UT Martin at UAB (C-USADN) 2 p.m.
Tulsa at Grambling State 3 p.m.
Central Arkansas at Southern Miss (C-USADN) 4 p.m.
North Texas at Tulane (C-USADN) 4 p.m.
UCF at Florida Gulf Coast 6 p.m.
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