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The Rice Owls might be one of the smallest teams in the National Collegiate Athletic Association, in terms of total student strength, but they sure are one of the big boys when it comes to their performance on the football field and that is what their fans love about them. Even though almost all the varsity teams of the Rice Owls perform well in one way or another but the football team of the college gets the most attention and admiration from the fans. The college football team maintains the excitement for the crowd in almost all its games. The competitive spirit of the athletes of the varsity has given rise to many positively competitive rivalries between different varsity teams. One of the most famous rivalries of the Rice Owls is with the athletic team of the University of Houston who also competes in the C-USA along with the Rice Owls.
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The sports at college level plant the love for sports. The craze for sports for a person is the highest. The exciting sports at varsity level play an important role in not only providing the students with a healthy pastime and a recreational activity but also provide loads of excitement and entertainment. The college level sports also prove to be extremely important for polishing the skills of the stars of the future. Who carry their love of sports well into their lives as professional athletes as well! There are many a super talented players in the squad of the Rice Owls who compete in different sports. Some of their brightest stars are of course in baseball and football. The baseball program of the varsity has already been hailed as one of the best programs in the entire United States of America. The rest of the varsity programs are no less good.
The William March Rice University, which is also known as simply the Rice University, even though was established in the late 1800s but it was not opened until the early 1910s. The athletic program of the varsity is just as old as the varsity itself. The name of the athletic teams comes from the crest of the varsity. The Rice Owls compete are members of the Conference USA (which is also known as the C-USA), as part of the Division I of the National Collegiate Athletic Association. Previously, the Owls used to play in the Southwest Conference but when the conference was dissolved in 1996, the Rice Owls joined the Western Athletic Conference before finally becoming a part of the Conference USA. This is one of the toughest conferences as far as the college athletics are considered since some of the toughest college boys compete in this conference. But the Rice Owls, with their fantastic performances over the years, have proved that they are no less good.
There are a total of sixteen teams of the Owls which compete in different sports like baseball, basketball, football, volleyball, soccer, tennis, outdoor track and field and many other sports. Even though, the football and the baseball program of the varsity gets most of the attention, but the truth is that the both men and women basketball teams of the varsity have performed brilliantly on the court and made the college proud of several occasions. The women team also performed brilliantly and qualified for the NCAA tournament. The men's team has a long history of winning the Southwest Conference. The men's team has won no less than 10 Southwest Conference Championships and has produced several stars over the years. Morris Almond, who was the star of the Rice Owls, was drafted by the NBA in 2007.
But for the fans of the Rice Owls, the real stars are all the athletes donning the Blue and Grey jerseys of the college color and playing to win glory for their varsity. It is this spirit that makes the varsity sports such a treat to watch. Grab your Rice Owls tickets pronto and catch all the action live!
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