Daniels passes for 401 yards, Rice stuns Houston in double OT, 43-41

HOUSTON (AP) — JT Daniels tied a career high passing for 401 yards and three scores, Daelen Alexander rushed for three touchdowns and Rice defeated Houston 43-41 in double overtime in the 42nd Bayou Bucket. Daniels finished 28 for 42 passing and registered his second-career 400-yard game. His only other came against Mississippi State on November 21, 2020.The win for Rice snapped a seven-game winning streak for Houston in the Bayou Bucket series. The last win for the Owls prior to Saturday came on October 16, 2010, when they beat the Cougars 34-31. This is only the second time a game in the Bayou Bucket series has gone to overtime. The last time was September 2, 2000.

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