Tulsa vs North Texas

Tulsa tops North Texas 79-68, shares C-USA title


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DENTON, Texas (AP) Rashad Ray and James Woodard each scored 18 points and Tulsa took down North Texas 79-68 Thursday to earn a share of the Conference USA regular season title.

Tulsa finished the regular season tied with Southern Miss, Louisiana Tech and Middle Tennessee atop the conference standings.

Shaquille Harrison added 15 points and Rashad Smith 14 for Tulsa (18-12, 13-3). The Golden Hurricane pulled away down the stretch, using a 6-0 spurt to break a tie at 54 for a 60-54 lead with 7:59 left.

North Texas (15-15, 6-10) closed to within 61-59 on Brandan Walton's free throws, but Harrison responded with a pair of free throws and Ray's basket with 3:29 left stretched the lead to 65-59.

Tulsa hit 10 of 12 free throws over the final 3:11 to preserve the win.

Walton and Alzee Williams each scored 20 points to lead North Texas.

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