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01/14/2012 6:03 PM EST
Tulsa defeats East Carolina 70-67
TULSA 70, EAST CAROLINA 67
GREENVILLE, N.C. (AP) -- Jordan Clarkson scored 23 points and
Kodi Maduka scored all 17 of his points in the second half as
Tulsa edged East Carolina 70-67 Saturday.
Maduka also had 10 rebounds, as he and Clarkson matched their
season scoring highs.
The Golden Hurricane (9-9, 2-2 Conference USA) raced to a 22-4
advantage behind 11 points by Clarkson, who scored 19 by
After making two of their first 13 shots, the Pirates (9-7, 0-3)
made eight of their next 10 and trailed 40-33 at halftime.
East Carolina continued to come back, led by Miguel Paul's 13
points, all In the second half. His 3-pointer made it 67-65, but
Maduka's three-point play made it 70-65 with 44 seconds left.
With a chance to tie, the Pirates missed two 3-pointers in the
final 24 seconds.
Darrius Morrow scored 18 points for East Carolina and Maurice
Kemp had 10 points and 10 rebounds.
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