MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WALKER) -- A thriller in Houston isn't enough as Middle Tennessee men's basketball falls to Rice in double overtime.
Jaqawn Raymond lead the Blue Raiders in scoring with 16-points. Reggie Upshaw Jr. had a double-double adding 13-points and 13-rebounds, including a game-tying layup at the end of regulation.
MT had an opportunity to tie the game late in the second overtime period trailing by three. Raymond's attempted 3-pointer was blocked by Owls guard Marcus Jackson, who came up big for Rice dropping in 24 points.