2002 Rice Owls football team

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2002 Rice Owls football
Rice Owls logo.svg
ConferenceWestern Athletic Conference
2002 record4–7 (3–5 WAC)
Head coachKen Hatfield (9th season)
Home stadiumRice Stadium
(Capacity: 70,000)
Seasons
← 2001
2003 →
2002 WAC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
No. 15 Boise State $   8 0         12 1  
Hawaii   7 1         10 4  
Fresno State   6 2         9 5  
San Jose State   4 4         6 7  
Nevada   4 4         5 7  
Rice   3 5         4 7  
Louisiana Tech   3 5         4 8  
SMU   3 5         3 9  
UTEP   1 7         2 10  
Tulsa   1 7         1 11  
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 2002 Rice Owls football team represented Rice University in the 2002 NCAA Division I-A college football season. The Owls, led by head coach Ken Hatfield, played their home games at Rice Stadium in Houston, Texas.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent Site TV Result Attendance
August 31 7:00 PM Houston* Rice StadiumHouston, TX (Bayou Bucket Classic) L 10–24   30,747
September 7 12:00 PM at No. 15 Michigan State* Spartan StadiumEast Lansing, MI L 10–27   74,014
September 21 3:00 PM at Nevada Mackay StadiumReno, NV L 21–31   17,201
September 28 7:00 PM Fresno State Rice Stadium • Houston, TX L 28–31   18,143
October 5 7:00 PM Louisiana Tech Reliant Stadium • Houston, TX W 37–20   20,895
October 12 11:00 AM at Navy* Navy–Marine Corps Memorial StadiumAnnapolis, MD W 17–10   25,104
October 19 9:15 PM at UTEP Sun Bowl StadiumEl Paso, TX FSN L 35–38   32,392
October 25 2:00 PM SMU Rice Stadium • Houston, TX W 27–15   10,845
November 2 2:00 PM at Tulsa Skelly StadiumTulsa, OK W 33–18   12,587
November 9 2:05 PM at Boise State Bronco StadiumBoise, ID L 7–49   23,962
November 16 2:00 PM Hawaiidagger Rice Stadium • Houston, TX L 28–33   19,714
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Central Time.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "2002 Schedule". Rice Athletics. Archived from the original on February 19, 2003. Retrieved October 19, 2012.