Scores

Final

Southern Miss 71

(14-3, 1-1 C-USA)

Tulsa 75

(7-9, 2-0 C-USA)

1:00 PM ET, January 12, 2014

Donald Reynolds Center, Tulsa, Oklahoma

1 2 T
USM 28 4371
TLSA 32 4375

Top Performers

Southern Miss: M. Craig 10 Pts, 9 Reb, 3 Ast

Tulsa: J. Woodard 18 Pts, 8 Reb, 2 Ast, 2 Stl

Tulsa escapes Southern Miss with a 75-71 win

Associated Press

TULSA, Okla. -- James Woodard scored 18 points, including three free throws in the final minute, as Tulsa held on to beat Southern Miss 75-71 on Sunday.

Woodard made just 4 of 13 field goals for Tulsa (7-9, 2-0 C-USA) but missed only one of his 10 free throw attempts. Pat Swilling Jr. added 17 points and D'Andre Wright had 10 and nine rebounds.

Jerrold Brooks led Southern Miss (14-3, 1-1) with 15 points. Michael Craig finished with 10 points and his layup with 10 seconds left pulled Southern Miss within two-points at 73-71. Tulsa's Rashad Ray made two free throws to seal the victory.

Tulsa broke the game open after a 10-0 run extended its lead to 51-38 with 11:30 left. Swilling started and ended the run with 3-pointers.

Three Neil Watson free throws pulled Southern Miss within 67-64 but Tulsa made 8 of 10 free throws the rest of the way.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
USM
TLSA
Points 71 75
FG Made-Attempted 23-54 (.426) 22-53 (.415)
3P Made-Attempted 8-20 (.400) 7-25 (.280)
FT Made-Attempted 17-23 (.739) 24-32 (.750)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 27 (0/0) 22 (0/0)

2013-14 Season

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