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NCAA Boxscore - Marshall at Rice

Team 1 2 3 4Score
Marshall01001424
Rice14713741


Scoring Summary
1st Quarter
Rice Touchdown - 35-yard pass from Luke Turner to Donte Moore.   (Chris Boswell extra point is good.). 10:15 Time Remaining.
Rice Touchdown - 75-yard pass from Taylor McHargue to Jordan Taylor.   (Chris Boswell extra point is good.). 8:05 Time Remaining.
2nd Quarter
Marshall Field Goal - 27-yarder by Justin Haig.  12:21 Time Remaining.
Rice Touchdown - 4-yard run by Charles Ross.   (Chris Boswell extra point is good.). 11:29 Time Remaining.
Marshall Touchdown - 1-yard run by Devon Johnson.   (Justin Haig extra point is good.). 9:18 Time Remaining.
3rd Quarter
Rice Touchdown - 17-yard run by Darik Dillard.   (Chris Boswell extra point missed.). 5:34 Time Remaining.
Rice Touchdown - 8-yard from pass Luke Turner to Connor Cella.   (Chris Boswell extra point is good.). 0:24 Time Remaining.
4th Quarter
Marshall Touchdown - 7-yard pass from Rakeem Cato to Essray Taliaferro.   (Justin Haig extra point is good.). 11:02 Time Remaining.
Rice Touchdown - 16-yard run by Charles Ross.   (Chris Boswell extra point is good.). 8:09 Time Remaining.
Marshall Touchdown - 3-yard pass from Rakeem Cato to Devon Smith.   (Justin Haig extra point is good.). 5:35 Time Remaining.

Officials
Referee: Brad RogersUmpire:Ramon George
Line Judge: Dion QuinnSide Judge:Greg Shields
Head Linesman: Hugo CruzBack Judge:Jay Edwards
Field Judge: Scott Gasaway 
Attendance/Time
Attendance: 20247Time:3:20

Final Team Statistics
 MarshallRice
TOTAL FIRST DOWNS2323
By Rushing814
By Passing137
By Penalty22
THIRD DOWN EFFICIENCY7-17-41.08-14-57.0
FOURTH DOWN EFFICIENCY1-2-500-0-0
TOTAL NET YARDS371487
Total Off. Plays (inc. times thrown passing)7866
Avg. gain per offensive play4.87.4
NET YARDS RUSHING106248
Total Rushing Plays3748
Avg. gain per rushing play2.95.2
NET YARDS PASSING265239
Times Thrown - yards lost attempting to pass3-200-0
PASS ATTEMPTS-COMPLETIONS-HAD INTERCEPTED41-24-118-10-0
Avg. gain per pass play (inc. # thrown passing)6.513.3
PUNTS Number and average6-43.86-47.3
TOTAL RETURN YARDAGE (Not including kickoffs)1215
No. and Yards Punt Returns2-121-15
No. and Yards Kickoff Returns5-1183-76
No. and Yards Interception Returns0-01-0
PENALTIES No. and Yards4-409-81
FUMBLES No. and Lost0-00-0
TOUCHDOWNS36
Rushing13
Passing23
EXTRA POINTS Made-Attempts3-35-6
FIELD GOALS Made-Attempts1-10-0
SAFETIES00
FINAL SCORE2441
TIME OF POSSESSION27:40 32:20

Final Individual Statistics
MarshallRice
RUSHINGATTYDSAVGLGTD
E.Taliaferro 17533.190
R.Cato 9252.8100
S.Butler 3113.7110
R.Watson 4102.530
D.Smith 177.070
D.Johnson 210.511
TEAM 1-1-1.000
Total371062.9111
RUSHINGATTYDSAVGLGTD
C.Ross 181096.1162
D.Dillard 10535.3171
L.Turner 9495.4100
T.McHargue 7344.9220
D.Parks 144.040
D.Pollard 133.030
TEAM 2-4-2.000
Total482485.2223
PASSINGATTCPYDSSKTDLGIN
R.Cato 412426532271
        
Total412426532271
PASSINGATTCPYDSSKTDLGIN
T.McHargue 16819601750
L.Turner 224302350
Total181023903750
RECEIVINGNOYDSAVGLGTD
T.Shuler 8789.8200
G.Hoskins 69916.5270
C.Wilkins 45213.0240
D.Smith 3248.0121
S.Butler 252.540
E.Taliaferro 177.071
Total2426511.0272
RECEIVINGNOYDSAVGLGTD
J.Taylor 613121.8751
D.Parks 13737.0370
D.Moore 13535.0351
D.Pollard 12828.0280
C.Cella 188.081
      
Total1023923.9753
INTERCEPTIONSATTYDSLGTD
None
Total0000
INTERCEPTIONSATTYDSLGTD
J.White 1000
Total1000
PUNTINGNOYDSAVGIN20LG
T.Williams 626343.8156
      
Total626343.8156
PUNTINGNOYDSAVGIN20LG
J.Farrimond 524649.2356
T.McHargue 13838.0138
Total628447.3456
PUNT RETURNSNOYDSLGTD
D.Reaves 113130
D.Smith 1-100
Total212130
PUNT RETURNSNOYDSLGTD
B.Callahan 115150
     
Total115150
KICKOFF RETURNSNOYDSLGTD
D.Reaves 5118310
Total5118310
KICKOFF RETURNSNOYDSLGTD
D.Pollard 376300
Total376300
KICKINGFGPCTLGXPPTS
J.Haig 1/1100.0273/36
Total1/1100.0273/36
KICKINGFGPCTLGXPPTS
C.Boswell 0/00.005/65
Total0/00.005/65

Marshall
FUMBLESFUMLOST
None
Total00
Rice
FUMBLESFUMLOST
None
Total00


Marshall Thundering Herd
12/23 6:00 PM ET12/23 5:00 PM CT12/23 4:00 PM MT12/23 3:00 PM PT12/23 11:00 PM GMT1234Score
MarshallW-L: 12-10
Northern IllW-L: 11-20
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Boca Raton Bowl - FAU Stadium - Boca Raton, FL

Team Leaders
Receptions T. Shuler 74
Rec Yds T. Shuler 953
Rush Att D. Johnson 191
Rush Yds D. Johnson 1636
Points D. Johnson 108
Team News
Marshall (12-1) vs. Northern Illinois (11-2)
NCAA Game Summary - Louisiana Tech at Marshall
Herd meet Bulldogs for Conference USA crown
Louisiana Tech (8-4) at Marshall (11-1)
Hilltoppers stop Marshall's bid for perfection
NCAA Game Summary - Western Kentucky at Marshall
Western Kentucky (6-5) at (19) Marshall (11-0)
Herd seek perfection in showdown with Hilltoppers
more news

Injuries
- Guard Michael Selby (12/17, ankle) is probable for the Boca Raton Bowl Tuesday against Northern Illinois. Running back Devon Johnson (12/20, knee) is probable for the Boca Raton Bowl Tuesday against Northern Illinois. Guard Blake Brooks (12/17, leg) is questionable for the Boca Raton Bowl Tuesday against Northern Illinois. Linebacker Evan McKelvey (10/14, knee) will miss the remainder of the season.
Conference USA Standings (Conference Record)
School W L PF PA Pct.
East
Marshall 7 1 378 183 .875
Middle Tennessee 5 3 270 273 .625
Western Ky 4 4 347 347 .500
UAB 4 4 258 243 .500
Old Dominion 4 4 272 337 .500
FIU 3 5 202 205 .375
Fla Atlantic 2 6 212 276 .250
West
Louisiana Tech 7 1 357 159 .875
Rice 5 3 248 243 .625
Texas-El Paso 5 3 213 208 .625
TX-San Antonio 3 5 133 214 .375
North Texas 2 6 175 262 .250
Southern Miss 1 7 169 284 .125

2013 Results 2014 Results/Schedule
Aug 31 - W vs. Miami-Ohio, 52-14
Sep 7 - W vs. Gardner-Webb, 55-0
Sep 14 - L at Ohio U, 31-34
Sep 21 - L at Virginia Tech, 21-29
Oct 5 - W vs. TX-San Antonio, 34-10
Oct 12 - W at Fla Atlantic, 24-23
Oct 24 - L at Middle Tennessee, 49-51
Nov 2 - W vs. Southern Miss, 61-13
Nov 9 - W vs. UAB, 56-14
Nov 14 - W at Tulsa, 45-34
Nov 23 - W at FIU, 48-10
Nov 29 - W vs. East Carolina, 59-28
Dec 7 - L at Rice, 24-41
Dec 27 - W at Maryland, 31-20
Aug 30 - W at Miami-Ohio, 42-27
Sep 6 - W vs. Rhode Island, 48-7
Sep 13 - W vs. Ohio U, 44-14
Sep 20 - W at Akron, 48-17
Sep 27 - Open
Oct 4 - W at Old Dominion, 56-14
Oct 11 - W vs. Middle Tennessee, 49-24
Oct 18 - W at FIU, 45-13
Oct 25 - W vs. Fla Atlantic, 35-16
Nov 1 - Open
Nov 8 - W at Southern Miss, 63-17
Nov 15 - W vs. Rice, 41-14
Nov 22 - W at UAB, 23-18
Nov 28 - L vs. Western Ky, 66-67 OT
Dec 6 - W vs. Louisiana Tech, 26-23
Dec 13 - Open
Dec 23 - at Northern Ill, 6:00 PM ET5:00 PM CT4:00 PM MT3:00 PM PT11:00 PM GMT

Rice Owls
12/24 8:00 PM ET12/24 7:00 PM CT12/24 6:00 PM MT12/24 5:00 PM PT12/25 1:00 AM GMT1234Score
Fresno StateW-L: 6-70
RiceW-L: 7-50
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Hawaii Bowl - Hawaiian Airlines Field at Aloha Stadium, Honolulu, HI

Team Leaders
Receptions J. Taylor 49
Rec Yds J. Taylor 781
Rush Att J. Davis 232
Rush Yds J. Davis 910
Points D. Dillard 66
Team News
Fresno State tangles with Rice in Hawaii Bowl
Fresno State (6-7) vs. Rice (7-5)
NCAA Game Summary - Rice at Louisiana Tech
Rice (7-4) at Louisiana Tech (7-4)
NCAA Game Summary - Texas-El Paso at Rice
Texas-El Paso (6-4) at Rice (6-4)
NCAA Game Summary - Rice at Marshall
Cato sets TD pass mark as Marshall routs Rice
more news

Injuries
- Tight end Connor Cella (10/12, ankle) will miss the remainder of the season. Defensive tackle Christian Covington (11/5, knee) will miss the remainder of the season. Wide receiver Derek Brown (9/3, undisclosed) is out indefinitely. Defensive tackle Stuart Mouchantaf (8/31, knee) will miss the entire season.
Conference USA Standings (Conference Record)
School W L PF PA Pct.
East
Marshall 7 1 378 183 .875
Middle Tennessee 5 3 270 273 .625
Western Ky 4 4 347 347 .500
UAB 4 4 258 243 .500
Old Dominion 4 4 272 337 .500
FIU 3 5 202 205 .375
Fla Atlantic 2 6 212 276 .250
West
Louisiana Tech 7 1 357 159 .875
Rice 5 3 248 243 .625
Texas-El Paso 5 3 213 208 .625
TX-San Antonio 3 5 133 214 .375
North Texas 2 6 175 262 .250
Southern Miss 1 7 169 284 .125

2013 Results 2014 Results/Schedule
Aug 31 - L at Texas A&M, 31-52
Sep 14 - W vs. Kansas, 23-14
Sep 21 - L vs. Houston, 26-31
Sep 28 - W vs. Fla Atlantic, 18-14
Oct 5 - W at Tulsa, 30-27 OT
Oct 12 - W at TX-San Antonio, 27-21
Oct 19 - W at New Mexico St, 45-19
Oct 26 - W vs. Texas-El Paso, 45-7
Oct 31 - L at North Texas, 16-28
Nov 16 - W vs. Louisiana Tech, 52-14
Nov 21 - W at UAB, 37-34 OT
Nov 30 - W vs. Tulane, 17-13
Dec 7 - W vs. Marshall, 41-24
Dec 31 - L at Miss State, 7-44
Aug 30 - L at Notre Dame, 17-48
Sep 6 - Open
Sep 13 - L at Texas A&M, 10-38
Sep 20 - L vs. Old Dominion, 42-45
Sep 27 - W at Southern Miss, 41-23
Oct 4 - W vs. Hawaii, 28-14
Oct 11 - W at Army, 41-21
Oct 18 - Open
Oct 25 - W vs. North Texas, 41-21
Nov 1 - W at FIU, 31-17
Nov 8 - W vs. TX-San Antonio, 17-7
Nov 15 - L at Marshall, 14-41
Nov 21 - W vs. Texas-El Paso, 31-13
Nov 29 - L at Louisiana Tech, 31-76
Dec 6 - Open
Dec 13 - Open
Dec 24 - vs. Fresno State, 8:00 PM ET7:00 PM CT6:00 PM MT5:00 PM PT1:00 AM GMT