Scores

Final

Buffalo 57

(5-9, 1-4 away)

Tulsa 63

(8-6, 6-1 home)

8:05 PM ET, January 2, 2013

Donald Reynolds Center, Tulsa, Oklahoma

1 2 T
BUFF 24 3357
TLSA 26 3763

Top Performers

Buffalo: J. McCrea 22 Pts, 11 Reb

Tulsa: J. Woodard 22 Pts, 8 Reb, 1 Stl

Tulsa 63, Buffalo 57

Associated Press

TULSA, Okla. -- James Woodard had 22 points and eight rebounds and Pat Swilling Jr. added 11 points as Tulsa pulled away late for a 63-57 victory against Buffalo on Wednesday night.

With the game tied at 51-all with 3:24 remaining, the Golden Hurricane (8-6) scored nine straight points. Woodard had the first seven, on two layups and a 3-pointer, as the Bulls (5-9) missed five straight shots.

Two free throws by Kauri Black made it 60-51 with 32 seconds to play.

Scottie Haralson scored 10 points for Tulsa despite shooting 3 of 16 from the field, including 0 of 9 from 3-point range.

Javon McCrea had 22 points and 11 rebounds for Buffalo.

The Hurricane, playing their first home game since Dec. 8, shot just 39.3 percent (22 of 56) from the floor and 53.6 percent (15 of 28) from the line. The Bulls struggled with their shooting even more, hitting just 19 or 59 (32.2 percent) shots from the field.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
BUFF
TLSA
Points 57 63
FG Made-Attempted 19-59 (.322) 22-56 (.393)
3P Made-Attempted 4-22 (.182) 4-18 (.222)
FT Made-Attempted 15-20 (.750) 15-28 (.536)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 23 (0/0) 18 (0/0)
Largest Lead 5 9

2012-13 Season

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