Rice 51 at Tulsa 64

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Harrison scores 14, Tulsa downs Rice 64-51
Saturday, Jan 12, 2013

TULSA, Okla. (AP)—Shaquille Harrison had 14 points and eight rebounds and Tulsa scored the final 13 points of the game to defeat Rice 64-51 Saturday night.

Pat Swilling Jr. added 12 points and Kauri Black had 10 for the Golden Hurricane (10-7, 2-1 Conference USA), who shot 53 percent from the field and outrebounded the Owls 36-21.

Tamir Jackson led Rice (3-12, 0-2) with 14 points, and Seth Gearhart had 12.

The game was tied 51-51 after Rice’s Max Guercy hit a layup with 4:49 remaining. Tulsa scored on its next three possessions, getting two free throws from Scottie Haralson, a dunk by Harrison and a layup from Black to go ahead for good.

Rice committed four turnovers and missed all four of its shots after Guercy’s layup, while Tulsa closed it out by making 7 of 8 free throws in the final five minutes.

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 Rice
Tamir Jackson Tamir Jackson
5-12,  14 Pts
5 Rebs, 5 Assists
 Tulsa
Shaquille Harrison Shaquille Harrison
4-6,  14 Pts
8 Rebs, 4 Assists

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