Charlotte edges past Rice for 77-76 win
Trailing by four with 36 seconds left, Charlotte (13-16, 6-10 Conference USA) got a 3-pointer from Pierria Henry to trim it to 76-75. Braxton Ogbueze then got a steal at the other end, setting up William's winning jumper with nine seconds to go.
Rice's Seth Gearhart missed a 3-pointer at the buzzer.
Rice (10-18, 7-9) retook the lead midway through the second half during a 13-0 run that made it 57-50, but couldn't repel the late Charlotte surge.