HOUSTON (AP) A 13-yard pass from Driphus Jackson to Zach Wright is what Rice needed in the end to get a 38-31 victory against Army on Saturday at Rice Stadium.
The Owls (4-3) have now won four-straight against Army, while improving their home record, winning 14 of the last 16 games played at Rice Stadium
After Army (2-6) tied the game with 2:13 left on a 20-yard field goal, Rice had enough time for one final drive.
Driving through the rain Jackson, who finished 20-for-30 for 267 yards and two touchdowns, led the Owls on a seven-play, 75-yard game-winning drive in 1:49.
The Black Knights mounted a comeback in the game with its own rushing attack - racking up 378 yards by the end.
Black Knight's quarterback A.J. Schurr finishing with 23 carries for 117 yards and a touchdown, while Aaron Kemper had 14 carries for 129 yards.