Peterson scores 15 to carry Rice past Charlotte 79-70

By – Associated Press – Wednesday, March 6, 2019

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) – Drew Peterson posted 15 points on perfect 6-for-6 shooting, including three 3-pointers, as Rice beat 79-70 on Wednesday night.

Chris Mullins had 14 points and eight rebounds for Rice (13-17, 8-9 Conference USA). Robert Martin added 12 points. Ako Adams had 12 points for the visiting team.

Jon Davis had 29 points and six assists for the 49ers (7-21, 4-13). Milos Supica added 15 points. Cooper Robb had 13 points and six rebounds.

The Owls improve to 2-0 against the 49ers this season. Rice defeated 65-61 on Jan. 31. Rice finishes out the regular season against at home on Saturday. finishes out the regular season against Rice on the road on Saturday.

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