No. 2 seed Texas tops Colgate 81-61 on Rice’s 7 made 3s

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Sir’Jabari Rice scored 23 points and No. 2 seed Texas shut down sharpshooting Colgate for an 81-61 victory in the first round of the NCAA Tournament. Rice made five of his seven 3-pointers in the first half, helping the Longhorns get off to a fast start. Marcus Carr finished with 17 points and Dylan Disu had 17 points and nine rebounds. Texas shot 13 for 23 from 3-point range while advancing to a second-round matchup against Penn State on Saturday in the Midwest Region. Keegan Records and Ryan Moffatt each scored 13 points for the 15th-seeded Raiders.

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