Tulsa vs Western Kentucky

Tulsa 65, W. Kentucky 49


CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) - Kodi Maduka scored 16 points and added seven blocks as Tulsa defeated Western Kentucky 65-49 on Thursday to open the Charleston Classic.

The Hilltoppers (1-2) had few answers for the 6-foot-11 Maduka or his equally tall teammates for the Golden Hurricane (3-0), who started two 6-11 players at TD Arena. D.J. Magley had 12 rebounds, while Maduka and Steven Idlet had seven boards apiece.

Tulsa took control with a 19-5 first-half run and weren't pressured the rest of the way, stretching the lead to 23 points near the end.

Jordan Clarkson and Scottie Haralson had nine points apiece for the Golden Hurricane.

Kahlil McDonald led Western Kentucky with 13 points and Nigel Snipes had 10.

Tulsa will take on either LSU or Northwestern in the eight-team tournament on Friday.

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Tulsa Golden Hurricane
K. Maduka, F247-82-271316
J. Richard, F131-20-01042
S. Idlet, C192-74-57218
J. Clarkson, G294-120-24319
S. Haralson, G283-111-15119
D. Magley242-52-212206
T. Peete222-30-32305
E. McClellan201-55-66217
R. Smith91-21-20033
D. Medder60-00-01000
D. Wishon40-10-01010
J. Booker10-00-00000
J. Coleman10-00-00000
Totals 23-5615-2349141565
Western Kentucky Hilltoppers
V. Zollo, F180-60-04030
K. Anyigbo, F172-84-67038
D. Gordon, G342-120-09336
K. Kaspar, G293-60-03227
C. Dickerson, G240-30-04100
N. Snipes274-130-012210
K. McDonald245-130-031313
O. Akamune172-41-12035
J. Crook100-20-01130
Totals 18-675-738102249
Western Athletic
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
New Mex. St.11-328-659
Grand Canyon11-322-9131
Utah Valley6-817-17205
UT-Rio Grande Valley2-1210-22319
Chicago St.1-136-26317

Conference USA
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Middle Tenn.17-131-535
La. Tech14-423-10117
Old Dominion12-619-12136
Western Ky.9-915-17226
UT-San Antonio8-1014-19264
So. Miss6-129-22331
North Texas2-168-22339
Other games
MD 42 Final
Alabama 62
Maine 60 Final
UConn 80
Tx A&M 60 Final
Miss St 69
NORFL 55 Final
Florida 91
Niagara 52 Final
Missouri 83
W Illinois 55 Final
Michigan 59
Arizona 81 Final
St John's 72