Team preview: Rice

Blue Ribbon Yearbook previews the 2010-11 season, exclusively on Insider

Updated: October 14, 2010, 10:29 AM ET
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(Information in this team report is as of Oct. 1.)

COACH AND PROGRAM

Rice got an immediate boost when Ben Braun took over in 2008-09, but his second season was a significant step backwards on paper.