Rice got a 109-yard performance from Charles Ross as a key part of its 41-24 victory over the Thundering Herd on Saturday at Rice Stadium.
The Owls were a 6.5-point underdog in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 62.5.
Taylor McHargue completed 8 of 16 pass attempts for 196 yards for the Owls in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Essray Taliaferro rushed for 53 yards for Marshall, while Rakeem Cato added 25 yards. Rakeem Cato threw for 265 yards for the Thundering Herd, while receivers Gator Hoskins and Tommy Shuler had 99 and 78 yards respectively.
Rice led the time of possession tally, as the game finished as a 32:20/27:40 split in that important category.