Jan. 12 C-USA Men's Basketball Recap

Go C-USA! Rashad Ray
Rashad Ray

Jan. 12, 2014

Tulsa held off Southern Miss' late comeback attempt for a 75-71 victory to move to 2-0 in Conference USA action Sunday at the Donald W. Reynolds Center. Tulsa improved to 2-0 in C-USA, while Southern Miss fell to 14-3 overall and 1-1 in league play.

After taking a 13-point lead in the second half, the Hurricane needed to convert 8-of-10 free throws in the final 1:05 to hold on for the victory. Rashad Ray's two free throws with nine seconds on the clock gave Tulsa its four-point advantage.

Tulsa had four double-figure scorers, led by James Woodard's 18 and Pat Swilling's 17 points. Ray and D'Andre Wright added 10 points for the Hurricane.

Jerrold Brooks led four double-digit scorers for the Golden Eagles with 15 points. Daveon Boardingham added 13 and Neil Watson chipped in 11. Watson, who ranks among the top 10 nationally in free throw percentage, also gave a clutch performance by hitting 5-of-5 from the line. Classmate Michael Craig added 10 points and nine rebounds.

Complete C-USA Standings and Results

C-USA Statistics

Tulsa 75, Southern Miss 71

Thursday, January 16
Tulsa at Charlotte - 6:00p
East Carolina at Florida Atlantic - 6:00p
Old Dominion at FIU - 6:00p
North Texas at Marshall (TWTX) - 6:00p
UTEP at Middle Tennessee - 7:00p
Rice at (RV) Southern Miss - 7:00p
UTSA at UAB - 7:00p
Louisiana Tech at Tulane (CST) - 8:00p

Saturday, January 18
Tulsa at Marshall (CBS SN) - 11:00a
East Carolina at FIU - 4:00p
UTSA at Middle Tennessee - 5:00p
North Texas at Charlotte (TWTX) - 6:00p
Old Dominion at Florida Atlantic - 6:00p
Rice at Tulane - 7:00p
UTEP at UAB - 7:00p

Sunday, January 19
Louisiana Tech at (RV) Southern Miss (FS1) - 12:00p

Conference USA games in Bold.
All times Central.

2013-14 C-USA Men's Basketball Fact Book

More information on your favorite team can also be found on the school web sites:

Charlotte | East Carolina | FIU | Florida Atlantic | Louisiana Tech | Marshall | Middle Tennessee
North Texas | Old Dominion | Rice | Southern Miss | Tulane | Tulsa | UAB | UTEP | UTSA



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