Southern Utah vs. Rice: Start Time, Streaming Live, TV Channel, How to Watch

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Southern Utah vs. Rice: Start Time, Streaming Live, TV Channel, How to Watch


The Southern Utah Thunderbirds (23-12) square off against the Rice Owls (19-15) on March 20, 2023.

In its most recent game, Southern Utah defeated North Alabama on Saturday, 72-50. Jason Spurgin scored a team-high 16 points (and contributed one assist and 17 boards). Rice was victorious in its previous game versus Duquesne, 84-78, on Sunday. Quincy Olivari led the way with 19 points, and also had seven boards and zero assists.

When is Southern Utah vs. Rice and when does it start?

This matchup between the Thunderbirds and Owls will happen on Monday, March 20, 2023. You should expect the opening tip at 2:00 PM ET.

Where to Watch Southern Utah vs. Rice

The Thunderbirds and Owls will take to the court at Ocean Center for this matchup on March 20, and if you would like to see the action live, get your tickets now from Vivid Seats!

What channel is the game on?

You can catch this game live on FloS.

Southern Utah Thunderbirds vs. Rice Owls Game Preview

Southern Utah Stats, Odds & Insights

Southern Utah outscores opponents by 8.6 points per game (scoring 82.2 per game to rank fifth in college basketball while giving up 73.6 per contest to rank 280th in college basketball) and has a +300 scoring differential overall.

The Thunderbirds post 5.8 more points than the Owls give up (76.4).

Southern Utah hits 8.2 three-pointers per game (93rd in college basketball) at a 34.7% rate (152nd in college basketball), compared to the 7.5 its opponents make while shooting 35.7% from beyond the arc.

When playing at home, the Thunderbirds are putting up 17.7 more points per game (91.5) than they are when playing on the road (73.8).

Southern Utah has been scoring 76.9 points per contest in its last 10 times on the court, an average that’s a little lower than the 82.2 it has scored over the course of the 2022-23 season.

Rice Stats, Odds & Insights

Rice puts up 76.9 points per game (56th in college basketball) while allowing 76.4 per contest (334th in college basketball). It has a +15 scoring differential.

The Owls average 76.9 points, only 3.3 more than the 73.6 the Thunderbirds give up.

Rice connects on 8.9 three-pointers per game (45th in college basketball) at a 35.6% rate (98th in college basketball), compared to the 7.9 its opponents make, shooting 37.3% from deep.

The Owls score 81.1 points per game at home, and 72.2 on the road.

Rice is putting up 73.1 points per contest in its past 10 games, which is 3.8 fewer points than its average for the season (76.9).

Thunderbirds Key Players to Watch

Thunderbirds Leaders
Tevian Jones 34 17.4 4.4 1.3 1.2 0.1 2.4
Maizen Fausett 35 12.1 6.6 1.1 1.1 0.3 1.2
Harrison Butler 35 11.1 6.7 2.5 1.0 0.4 1.0
Drake Allen 35 10.9 3.4 3.6 1.5 0.4 0.7
Jason Spurgin 35 10.2 5.9 1.1 0.8 1.7 0.0

Owls Key Players to Watch

Owls Leaders
Quincy Olivari 34 18.8 5.9 2.2 1.0 0.1 2.7
Travis Evee 34 15.3 1.9 2.7 1.1 0.1 2.3
Max Fiedler 34 10.8 7.4 5.0 0.7 1.1 0.0
Mekhi Mason 34 9.9 3.1 1.9 0.8 0.3 1.2
Cameron Sheffield 34 7.7 6.1 1.3 0.8 0.3 1.2

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Author: Andy Molitor

Andy has been involved in sports betting on and off his entire adult life and has been creating content surrounding it for the past five years. While the NFL is his first love, he also bets hundreds of college basketball games every winter and loves sweating golf DFS during the football offseason.