Scores

Final

Tulsa 79

(17-14, 8-8 C-USA)

East Carolina 72

(18-12, 9-7 C-USA)

    Coverage: CCSN

    9:37 PM ET, March 14, 2013

    Bank of Oklahoma Center, Tulsa, Oklahoma

    1 2 T
    TULSA 25 5479
    ECU 30 4272

    Top Performers

    Tulsa: S. Haralson 22 Pts, 4 Reb, 4 Ast

    East Carolina: M. Kemp 24 Pts, 11 Reb, 5 Ast, 2 Stl

    Tulsa 79, East Carolina 72

    Associated Press

    TULSA, Okla. -- Scottie Haralson scored 22 points, James Woodard added 17 and Tulsa has a date with top seeded Memphis in the Conference USA tournament semifinals with a 79-72 win over East Carolina on Thursday night.

    Tulsa (17-14) led 14-6 midway through the first half but watched the Pirates use a 24-11 rally to take a 30-25 lead at halftime. It wasn't until Pat Swilling Jr. hit a 3-pointer with 2:35 to go before Tulsa was able to regain the lead at 66-65. The Golden Hurricane never trailed again.

    Shaquille Harrison had 12 points and D'Andre Wright scored 10 points and grabbed seven rebounds off the bench for Tulsa.

    Maurice Kemp led East Carolina (18-12) with 24 points, 11 rebounds and five assists.

    Tulsa will play No. 1 Memphis on Friday for a chance to play in the C-USA title game Saturday. The Golden Hurricane lost to Memphis 94-64 in their only matchup of the season Feb. 2.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    TULSA
    ECU
    Points 79 72
    FG Made-Attempted 28-59 (.475) 25-54 (.463)
    3P Made-Attempted 6-16 (.375) 11-26 (.423)
    FT Made-Attempted 17-25 (.680) 11-14 (.786)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 14 (0/0) 21 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 8 8

    2012-13 Season

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