Tahlequah Daily Press

March 3, 2013

Tulsa rallies from 20 down to beat Tulane

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Associated Press

— TULSA — Scottie Haralson scored 13 of his team-high 16 points in the second half, helping Tulsa overcome a 20-point deficit at halftime for a 78-66 victory over Tulane on Saturday.

Tulsa (15-13, 7-7 Conference USA) also got 12 points each from James Woodard, Pat Swilling Jr. and Rashad Ray. Woodard scored 10 of his points in the second half to help fuel the comeback.

Haralson had three 3-pointers for the game. Woodard had eight rebounds and Shaquille Harrison had eight assists.

Tulane (18-11, 6-8) shot 30 percent from the floor for the game (18 of 60).

Josh Davis had 16 points and eight rebounds for Tulane. Ricky Tarrant also scored 16, and Jordan Callahan had 11.



Oral Roberts pulls away for 68-50 win over Lamar

BEAUMONT, Texas — Shawn Glover scored 19 points and Korey Billbury and Warren Niles 17 each as Oral Roberts defeated Lamar 68-50 on Saturday night.

Damen Bell-Holter added 10 points for the Golden Eagles (18-12, 13-4 Southland Conference), who never trailed. Bell-Holter and Billbury had 13 rebounds apiece.

Donley Minor scored 15 points and Stan Brown 13 for the Cardinals (3-26, 1-15).

Oral Roberts took permanent control of the game with a 14-1 run during a second-half stretch of 4:52. Glover and Niles had five points each during the surge, which culminated on Glover's jumper that made the score 58-39 with 4:33 remaining.