Tulsa beats Tulane 72-64
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Curran Scott had 19 points and Martins Igbanu posted 19 points and seven rebounds as Tulsa defeated Tulane 72-64 on Thursday night.
Dennis scores 18 to lead Wichita St. past Tulsa 81-60
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Dexter Dennis had 18 points and eight rebounds as Wichita State routed Tulsa 81-60 on Wednesday night.
Igbanu, Horne carry Tulsa over East Carolina 77-73 in OT
GREENVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Martins Igbanu had 16 points to lead six Tulsa players in double figures as the Golden Hurricane edged past East Carolina 77-73 in overtime on Sunday. Jeriah Horne added 12 points for the Golden Hurricane. Elijah Joiner chipped in 11, DaQuan Jeffries scored 11 and Sterling Taplin had 11.
Tulsa rallies late to beat Oral Roberts 69-59
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Martins Igbanu and DaQuan Jeffries scored 16 points apiece and Tulsa rallied late in the second half for its fifth-straight win, beating Oral Roberts 69-59 on Saturday night.
Elijah Joiner and Lawson Korita each added eight points for the Golden Hurricane (10-3). Sterling Taplin led with eight rebounds in addition to his seven points.
Jeffries has 24 points, Tulsa pulls away late for 72-58 win
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — DaQuan Jeffries drilled four from deep to score 24 points as Tulsa took control in the second half to beat Texas-Arlington 72-58 on Tuesday night.
Jeffries was 10 of 11 from the floor for Tulsa (5-2) which returned to winning form after losing two straight. The Golden Hurricane started the season 4-0.
Elijah Joiner added 11 points with four steals and Lawson Korita and Martins Igbanu chipped in 10 apiece. Korita also grabbed five rebounds, had two assists and two steals.
Jeffries with 18 points, Tulsa buries SC State 74-52
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — DaQuan Jeffries scored 18 points and grabbed nine rebounds and Tulsa beat South Carolina State 74-52 on Saturday.
Jeffries was 8 of 11 for the Golden Hurricane (2-0). Curran Scott added 11 points and three rebounds, Elijah Joiner had nine points and Martins Igbanu had eight points and five rebounds.
Tulsa shot 52 percent from the field overall compared to 31 percent for SC State and outrebounded the Bulldogs (1-1) 43-29.
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.
Henderson scores 30, Tulsa tops UConn 90-88, 2OT
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Corey Henderson scored a career-high 30 points, including two 3-pointers in the last 37 seconds of regulation, as Tulsa eked out a 90-88 double overtime victory over UConn to remain unbeaten in the American Conference.
Etou scores 22 as Tulsa holds of Kansas State 61-54
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Tulsa coach Frank Haith sent precocious guard Elijah Joiner into Saturday night's nip-and-tuck game against Kansas State with a few minutes left and a simple message to remember.
"I said, 'Hey, you get an open look, you take it,'" Haith recalled later, "so for a freshman, I guess that means if I'm in the arena, I'm taking the shot."
Tulsa beats Western Michigan 81-74 in Puerto Rico Tip-Off
CONWAY, S.C. (AP) — Curran Scott scored 17 points and Tulsa led wire-to-wire in beating Western Michigan 81-74 on Thursday night in an opening-round game in the Puerto Rico Tip-Off.
Tulsa (2-1) will take on Iowa State in the semifinals Friday while Western Michigan (1-2) faces Appalachian State on the campus of Coastal Carolina where the tournament was moved because of hurricane damage in Puerto Rico.