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Taplan leads second-half surge as Tulsa wins 73-56

TULSA, Okla. (AP) Sterling Taplan scored 12 of his 16 points in the second half when Tulsa pulled away to beat Alcorn State 73-56 in a season opener Tuesday night.

Elijah Joiner made 8 of 9 free throws and added 11 points for the Golden Hurricane.

Tulsa led by three at halftime and used a 7-0 run to go up 51-41 with just under 11 minutes remaining. The Braves made a charge at the Golden Hurricane on two free throws from Alonzo Campbell and a 3-pointer by Jonathan Floyd to get within 53-52 with 8:18 left but Taplan scored four points to cap a 10-0 run for a 63-52 advantage with 5:52 remaining. Alcorn State would only get as close as seven thereafter.

Tulsa made 10 steals and used 19 Braves turnovers to score 24 points while winning the paint scoring 32-11.

Andrews scored 20 points for Alcorn State.

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Key Players
Min. Per Game
Pts. Per Game
Ast. Per Game
Reb. Per Game
Field Goal %
Three Point %
Free Throw %
  Lost ball turnover on Jeriah Horne, stolen by Jael Scott 3:53
  Lost ball turnover on Deshaw Andrews, stolen by Jeriah Horne 4:14
  Defensive rebound by Deshaw Andrews 4:19
  Jeriah Horne missed layup 4:21
  Personal foul on Jeriah Horne 5:11
  Shooting foul on DaQuan Jeffries 5:39
  Shooting foul on Devon Brewer 5:53
  Personal foul on Alonzo Campbell 6:27
  Offensive rebound by Curran Scott 7:23
  Shooting foul on Kobe Wilson 7:23
+ 1 Lawson Korita made 1st of 2 free throws 7:51
Team Stats
Points 0 0
Field Goals 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
3-Pointers 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
Free Throws 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
Total Rebounds 0 0
Offensive 0 0
Defensive 0 0
Team 0 0
Assists 0 0
Steals 0 0
Blocks 0 0
Turnovers 0 0
Fouls 0 0
Technicals 0 0
12T
away team logo Alcorn State 0-1 362056
home team logo Tulsa 1-0 393473
Team Stats
away team logo Alcorn State 0-1 64.4 PPG 37.5 RPG 12.6 APG
home team logo Tulsa 1-0 71.8 PPG 38.6 RPG 13.4 APG
Key Players
11
M. Howard 13.7 PPG 3.3 RPG 3.5 APG 42.4 FG%
2
D. Jeffries 13.0 PPG 5.6 RPG 1.8 APG 50.2 FG%
Top Scorers
PTS REB AST
PTS REB AST
0 FG% 0
0 3PT FG% 0
0 FT% 0
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Bench
Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Bench
Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB