Athletics News

Colonial of the Week

Dec. 18, 2006

Name: Maureece Rice
Class: Junior
Sport: Men's Basketball
Position: Guard
Hometown: Philadelphia, PA
High School: Lutheran

Rice recorded his first career double-double with a game-high 22 points and his career-high 10 rebounds in GW's 72-51 victory over UMBC Dec. 12 at Smith Center. The junior combo guard from Philadelphia shot 50 percent (8-16 FGs) and 5-9 free throws against the Retrievers and handed out a pair of assists with a pair of steals.

Rice leads the Colonials in scoring with a 15.7 points-per-game average and has a team-high 19 three-pointers.

Rice's stats for the week: one game, 22 points on 8-16 FGs (.500), 1-4 three-point FGs (.250), 5-9 FTs (.556), 10 rebounds (2 offensive, 8 defensive), 2 assists, 2 steals in 35 total minutes.

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