Scores

Final

Tulsa 72

(7-5, 1-3 away)

Oral Roberts 68

(5-6, 1-1 home)

3:00 PM ET, December 22, 2012

Mabee Center, Tulsa, Oklahoma

1 2 T
TLSA 25 4772
ORU 38 3068

Top Performers

Tulsa: J. Woodard 18 Pts, 6 Reb, 4 Ast

Oral Roberts: D. Bell-Holter 18 Pts, 9 Reb, 2 Ast, 1 Blk

Tulsa 72, Oral Roberts 68

Associated Press

TULSA, Okla. -- Zeldric King scored 9 points in the final 6 1/2 minutes, including a crucial 3-pointer with 53 seconds left, as Tulsa stormed from behind to defeat Oral Roberts 72-68 on Saturday.

Tulsa (7-5) trailed by 13 points at the half and by 15 early in the second half. It didn't make much headway until about 10 1/2 minutes to play, when a 3-pointer by James Woodard cut the Oral Roberts lead to 51-43. Tulsa gradually chipped away after that.

Woodard scored 18 points to lead Tulsa. King added 13 points, Scottie Haralson 12 and Rashad Ray 11.

Oral Roberts (5-7) got 24 points from Warren Niles and 18 points and nine rebounds from Damen Bell-Holter.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
TLSA
ORU
Points 72 68
FG Made-Attempted 29-55 (.527) 21-58 (.362)
3P Made-Attempted 7-18 (.389) 3-11 (.273)
FT Made-Attempted 7-16 (.438) 23-28 (.821)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 22 (0/0) 20 (0/0)
Largest Lead 4 17

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