The Mavs will be featured on the Longhorn Network on Sunday vs. Texas (replay at 9 p.m.)
UTA defeated MSU 6-1 at the UTA Tennis Center.
UT Arlington opened Sun Belt Conference play with a 5-2 loss to UL Lafayette at home Sunday afternoon.
The Mavericks dropped No. 1 and No. 2 doubles to set an early tone for Rice.