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December 19, 2013

Tulsa outlasts Grand Canyon

TULSA — Lew Evans made a free throw with a second left to give Tulsa a 66-65 victory over Grand Canyon on Wednesday night in a coaching matchup of former Phoenix Suns teammates Danny Manning and Dan Majerle.

Rashad Smith led Tulsa (4-7), coached by Manning, with 15 points and nine rebounds. Shaquille Harrison also had 15 points, and James Woodard had 10 points and seven rebounds.

Demetrius Walker led Grand Canyon (5-5) with 20 points, and Killian Larson had 11 points and 10 rebounds.

Evans made two free throws with 26 seconds left to give Tulsa a 65-64 lead. Demetrius Walker was fouled on the next possession, and hit the second free throw to tie it at 65.

Evans drew the final foul with a second to go and made his second attempt to give Tulsa the victory.

The game featured 10 ties and eight lead changes.

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