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Women's Basketball Defeats Rice




December 6, 1998

HOUSTON (AP) - Angie Braziel scored a season-high 26 points Sunday as No. 14 Texas Tech beat Rice 79-57 in the championship game of the Gene Hackerman Rice Invitational.

The loss broke a 19-game home winning streak for the Owls. Their last loss at Autry Court had been a 75-68 defeat by Brigham Young on Jan. 25, 1997.

Rene Hanebutt had 16 points and Keitha Dickerson 13 as the Lady Raiders (6-1) won their fifth straight game.

The Lady Owls (4-4) got 15 points from Marla Brumfield.

Tech used a 13-1 run early in the game and led 34-21 with 2:17 left in the half.

Braziel scored the Raiders' first six points of the second half, and her layup with 13:56 left made it 58-35.

Earlier Sunday, Wisconsin stopped Florida A&M 86-57 in the tournament's consolation game.



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