Tulsa 73, Marshall 69
Jerome Jordan scored 24 points, including the final four points
of the game, as Tulsa rallied to defeat Marshall 73-69.
Tulsa maintained a share of the Conference USA lead at 7-1 and
moved to 18-4 overall, while Marshall dropped its fourth
consecutive game and is 15-7 and 4-4 in the conference.
Tulsa trailed most of the game, including by 15 points in the
first half, and Marshall led 69-67 with 1:23 to play on the final
basket by Tyler Wilkerson, who had a career high 26 points and a
team high seven rebounds.
With the score tied at 69, Jordan sank two free throws that gave
Tulsa the lead with 23.7 seconds left, Uzoh blocked a driving shot
by Shaquille Johnson. As Marshall attempted to foul, Bryson Pope
found Jordan alone for the uncontested dunk to seal the
Stephen Idlet’s jump hook gave Tulsa its first lead at 45-43 as
the Hurricane opened the second half on a 17-6 run.