MIAMI -- — Quincy Olivari scored 28 points as Rice beat Florida International 85-78 on Saturday night.
Olivari also contributed nine rebounds and five assists for the Owls (16-9, 7-7 Conference USA). Travis Evee shot 7 for 15 (4 for 10 from 3-point range) and 6 of 7 from the free throw line to add 24 points. Max Fiedler shot 6 of 8 from the field and 2 for 5 from the line to finish with 14 points, while adding seven rebounds.
Rice next plays Thursday against UTSA at home, and Florida International will visit Middle Tennessee on Saturday.
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