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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Scoreboard
Tulsa (10-12)303161
Louisiana Tech (19-5) «254166

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Cincinnati0-06-088
Tulane0-05-053
Temple0-03-01
UCF0-03-054
UConn0-03-099
SMU0-04-1177
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Houston0-03-1240
Memphis0-02-1195
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E. Carolina0-02-2325
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FAU0-02-3260
FIU0-02-3342
UTEP0-01-3323
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