Marshall vs Tulsa

Tulsa 79, Marshall 70

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TULSA, Okla. (AP) - Jordan Clarkson scored 21 points and Tulsa won its seventh straight game Saturday night, defeating Marshall 79-70.

Steven Idlet was 10 for 10 from the free-throw line and finished with 16 points for the Golden Hurricane (14-9, 7-2 Conference USA), and Tim Peete added 14 points.

Damier Pitts and DeAndre Kane led Marshall (14-9, 5-4) with 21 points apiece. Dennis Tinnon added 12 points and nine rebounds.

Tulsa led 37-30 at halftime before the Thundering Herd opened the second half with nine straight points.

The Hurricane took the lead for good with a pair of Idlet free throws at the 9:32 mark, and Clarkson added six straight points in the closing minutes to hold off Marshall. With Tulsa nursing a 71-67 lead, Clarkson hit a 3-pointer with 2:06 remaining, then followed a Marshall turnover with a traditional three-point play to put the Hurricane up 77-67 with 1:16 left in the game.

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Scoreboard
Marshall (14-9)304070
Tulsa (14-9) «374279

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Marshall Thundering Herd
D. Tinnon, F394-94-592312
R. Goff, F232-60-03044
D. Pitts, G388-163-402321
S. Johnson, G321-75-62237
D. Kane, G245-1110-1161421
D. Pena251-30-00122
N. Spikes71-30-00052
J. Hanner60-01-26011
Y. Mbao50-00-00030
C. Martin10-00-00000
Totals 22-5523-283082870
 40%82.1% 
Tulsa Golden Hurricane
D. Magley, F243-50-09036
K. Maduka, F223-53-64049
J. Clarkson, G337-115-732221
S. Haralson, G333-82-21229
E. McClellan, G231-52-41204
S. Idlet263-510-1052216
T. Peete265-62-452214
J. Richard120-00-02030
R. Smith10-00-00000
J. Booker00-00-00010
W. Sanger00-00-00000
Totals 25-4524-3334101979
 55.6%72.7% 
Conference USA
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Middle Tenn.17-131-535
La. Tech14-423-10117
Old Dominion12-619-12136
UTEP12-615-17222
Rice11-723-12168
Marshall10-820-15112
UAB9-917-16198
Western Ky.9-915-17226
UT-San Antonio8-1014-19264
Charlotte7-1113-17243
FAU6-1210-20282
So. Miss6-129-22331
FIU3-157-24337
North Texas2-168-22339

Western Athletic
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Cal-Baker.12-225-1075
New Mex. St.11-328-659
Grand Canyon11-322-9131
UMKC8-618-17184
Utah Valley6-817-17205
Seattle5-913-17280
UT-Rio Grande Valley2-1210-22319
Chicago St.1-136-26317
 
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GTOWN 75
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St John's 70
VANDY 65 Final
Florida 73
Virginia 55 Final
Florida St 58
MU 59 Final
ND 76
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Okla St 60
Ohio St 58 Final
Wisc 52
NC 83 Final
MD 74
Auburn 88 Final
Miss St 91
UNLV 66 Final
Wyoming 68
CREI 62 Final
N Iowa 65
Kentucky 86 Final
SC 52
Indiana 78 Final
Purdue 61
MRST 65 Final
UTMA 58
Kansas 71 Final
Missouri 74
GONZ 72 Final
PEP 60
TCU 73 Final
SDSU 83