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Tulsa vs Louisiana Tech

Johnson leads Louisiana Tech past Tulsa 66-61


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RUSTON, La. (AP) Jaron Johnson scored 18 points as Louisiana Tech came back to beat Tulsa 66-61 Thursday.

A 6-0 spurt by Tulsa extended its lead to 50-41 with 6:53 remaining. Louisiana Tech scored eight of the next nine points, trimming its deficit to two with about 5 minutes to play.

Rashad Ray hit a jumper and James Woodard made a free throw to make it 54-49 with 3:16 left but Louisiana Tech went on a 14-1 run - including eight points from Kenyon McNeail - to give the Bulldogs (19-5, 7-2 Conference USA) a 63-55 advantage with 37 seconds to go.

Tim Peete's layup pulled Tulsa (10-12, 5-3) within five and, following a steal by Ray, Woodard's layup made it 64-61 with 19 seconds left.

Kenneth Smith and Johnson each made 1 of 2 free throws in the final 16 seconds to seal the win.

Shaquille Harrison paced Tulsa with 14 points.

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Tulsa14-221-731
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Cincinnati11-520-949
Temple11-520-939
UConn10-617-1170
Memphis9-717-1289
E. Carolina6-1013-16222
Tulane5-1114-14187
UCF5-1212-16231
Houston2-1410-18271
So. Florida2-148-21261

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Old Dominion11-522-641
UTEP11-519-976
Western Ky.11-518-10115
Middle Tenn.8-815-14183
North Texas8-814-14214
UT-San Antonio7-913-14223
Marshall7-911-18294
Rice7-910-18275
Charlotte6-1013-16199
FIU6-1013-16241
So. Miss4-139-19293
FAU1-158-19305
 
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