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Incarnate Word falls to Rice to open three game road trip

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HOUSTON – Incarnate Word opened their three-game road trip with a 60-43 loss to the Rice Owls at Tudor Fieldhouse on Saturday afternoon.

The loss was the fifth straight for UIW and their seventh of their last eight games. A slow started doom the Cardinals, who were held to 26 percent shooting and trailed 16-5 after the first quarter.

UIW was led by freshman guard Sydnee Wynn, who had 12 points on 5-of-8 shooting. Other freshman Charmaine McBride added 10 points in the loss.


For Rice (6-2), they controlled the game from the opening tip. The Owls led by as many as 14 points in the first half, never trailing. Erika Ogwumike led Rice with 18 points, 7 boards and 2 assists.

Up next: Incarnate Word is now 1-8 on the season and will return to the court on Monday morning to face the Houston Cougars at 11 a.m.

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Stephen Michael 26, is a journalist, social media coordinator, host, and entertainment reporter. Michael graduated in 2017 with a bachelor’s degree in Communication Arts and earned a Master's Degree in Digital Media in 2020 from the University of the Incarnate Word. He has worked covering the San Antonio Rampage, Stars, and San Antonio Futbol Club. He was the host of the Project Spurs Roundtable on NBC affiliate News 4 San Antonio from 2015-17.

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