Marshall Falls To Tulsa On The Road, 66-57|
Jan. 18, 2006
TULSA, Okla. (AP) -- Brett McDade scored 17 points and keyed two second-half surges as Tulsa beat Marshall 66-57 Wednesday.
Darold Crow scored all 15 of his points for Tulsa in the second half as the Hurricane (7-9, 2-1 Conference USA) overcame a cold start and held off the Thundering Herd.
McDade scored the final four points of a 9-3 run that gave Tulsa its first breathing room of the game at 49-40.
Marshall (7-8, 1-2) responded with an 8-0 surge to close within 49-48 with 5:55 to play. Crow hit a jump shot and McDade followed with a 3-pointer to make it 54-48.
The Thundering Herd pulled within 55-53 on Markel Humphrey's third 3-pointer of the game, but Charles Ramsdell knocked in a 3-pointer off an inbound pass to make it 58-53 with 2:50 remaining.
Mark Patton scored inside for Marshall, but Ray Reese and McDade hit two free throws each on TU's next two possessions to make it 62-55 with 1:05 left.
Joe Miles led Marshall with 16 points, followed by Patton with 11 and Humphrey with 10.
Tulsa center Anthony Price scored all 13 of his points and grabbed six of his seven rebounds in the second half.