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    Friday, January 20, 2017

  • Selected Rice Events This Week, January 16-22

      W Tennis at Metroplex Mania, Dallas  Preview
    Monday (7 - 8 pm CT)  
     Mike Rhoades SB Nation 1560-AM Radio Show, The Gorgeous Gael
    Tuesday (3:30 - 6:30 pm CT)
       Rice Farmers Market, West Stadium Lot
    Thursday (4 pm CT)
       St Arnold Tap Takeover at Valhalla
    Thursday (6:30 pm CT)
      M Basketball at LA Tech  Radio l TV: CUSAtv l GT l Preview 
    Thursday (7 pm CT)
      W Basketball vs. LA Tech  Radio l GT l Preview
    Saturday (1 pm CT)
       M Tennis vs. Texas A&M 
    Saturday (2 pm CT)
       W Basketball vs. Southern Miss 
    Radio l GT l Preview 
    Saturday (4 pm CT)
       M Basketball at Southern Miss  Radio l TV: CUSAtv l GT l Preview
    Saturday (5 pm CT)
       W Tennis vs. Lamar  
    (12 pm CT)

       M Tennis vs. UT Arlington
    Sunday (5 pm CT)
       M Tennis vs. Prairie View A&M
  • Rice Baseball:

    Fall Ball began on Monday, October 3 and runs through Wednesday, November 16.
  • Football News (January 20, 2017)

    Hart Peebles (1937 - 2017):
    On January 15, Hart Peebles passed away.  A native Texan, he graduated from Rice in 1959 where he was a two-year football letterman (1956, 1958).  He served 12 years in the Naval Reserve and he enjoyed a real estate career, first at First Mortgage Company and then he founded Peebles Management.  The memorial service is today at 11 am at St. Martin’s.  Click here for the Chronicle obituary.
  • Professional Baseball News (January 14, 2017)

    Brock Holt:
    Yesterday, Boston avoided arbitration by reaching a one-year $1.95 million agreement with Brock Holt.  Read more.
  • College Baseball News (January 18, 2017)

    Preseason D1Baseball Poll:
    In its preseason poll released yesterday, D1Baseball ranked Rice as #23.  Top ranked were TCU (#1), Florida (#2), Florida State (#3), South Carolina (#4) and LSU (#5).
  • Other Sports News (January 20, 2017)

    Rice W Basketball:
    Owls Fall to Lady Techsters in OT, 70-67 (Rice Owls)

    Rice M Basketball:
    Turnovers Lead to Loss at LA Tech, 74-64 (Rice Owls)
  • Other News (January 20, 2017)

    Inauguration Day:
    Inauguration Day events aim to teach, protest (The Rice Thresher)

     Jones School:
    Today, the Jones School is hosting a Rice Business and Diversity Conference.  Read more.

    Asian Life on Campus:
    Rice commemorates 100 years of Asian life (Rice News)

    Rice History Corner:
    Click here for Melissa Kean's latest blog entry entitled "The Birds, circa late '70s".
  • Rice Trivia (January 20, 2017)

    Trivia Answer:
    On January 8, 2017, a day after Marcus Evans set a Rice men's basketball record by recording 1,000 career points in 49 games,  Jasmine Goodwine became the latest Rice women’s basketball player to surpass 1,000 career points.  Read more.

    Way to go, Jimmy Disch, Peter Fasullo, John Wolda, Bob Toone, Ted Richard, Clarke Anderson, Rick Sheridan, Martha Proctor Gano, Rod Boane, Greg Williams, Sallie Schwall, Russell Henderson, Mike Ross, Bob Reinhold, Betty Bixby, Jeff Farney, Bev Schorre, Donald Bowers, Joan Krajca-Radcliffe, Bryant Wilkinson and Ann Bixby!

    Next trivia question next Tuesday!

  • Rice Update by Alan Shelby
    A condensed version of the Update is available by email
    Corrections, comments and updates welcome