Oral Roberts vs Tulsa

Oral Roberts outlasts Tulsa 74-68


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TULSA, Okla. (AP) Obi Emegano scored 19 points and was one of four starters in double figures for Oral Roberts, as they outlasted Tulsa 74-68 in a season opener for both teams Sunday night.

The Golden Eagles, who shot 22-of-57 from the field, held a slim 30-27 advantage at half. They jumped ahead on an 8-0 run midway through the second half, but Tulsa clawed back to tie the game at 56 with 4:24 remaining.

A pair of D'Andre Wright free throws gave the Golden Hurricane a lead, but Oral Roberts responded as Korey Billbury made a layup and hit a jumper.

Emegano hit six free throws in the final minute and Tulsa couldn't close the gap.

Shawn Glover scored 16 points for Oral Roberts and Korey Billbury added 13 and eight rebounds.

Rashad Smith led the way with 19 points for Tulsa and had four steals. Shaquille Harrison finished with 18 points.

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Oral Roberts (1-0) «304474
Tulsa (0-1)274168

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