Scores

Final

Tulane 75

(7-4, 1-2 away)

Richmond 63

(4-7, 3-5 home)

    7:00 PM ET, December 28, 2006

    Richmond Coliseum, Richmond, Virginia

    1 2 T
    TULN 40 3575
    RICH 24 3963

    Top Performers

    Tulane: D. Gomez 13 Pts, 8 Reb, 1 Stl, 2 Blk

    Richmond: P. Thomas 10 Pts, 4 Reb, 3 Ast, 2 Stl

    Tulane 75, Richmond 63

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) -- Daniel Puckett scored five of his career-high 12 points during a 7-0 spurt late in the game as Tulane held off Richmond 75-63 Thursday night.

    The Green Wave (7-4) led 45-26 with 17:11 left following layup by Puckett. The Spiders gradually rallied, pulling to 55-51 on Drew Crank's layup with 5:08 remaining.

    Richmond (4-7) trailed 60-56 following a pair of free throws by Peter Thomas with 2:43 left.

    Tulane ran off the next seven points, leading 67-56 with 1:10 remaining, and from there Richmond could get no closer than eight.

    Tulane hit 14 of 22 shots en route to a 40-24 lead.

    In addition to Puckett, the Green Wave was led by Robinson Louisme and David Gomez with 13 points. Kevin Sims had 10 points. Richmond lost its fourth straight overall and fifth straight at home.

    Brian Morris led the Spiders with 12 points while Thomas and David Gonzalvez added 10 each.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    TULN
    RICH
    Points 75 63
    FG Made-Attempted 23-41 (.561) 20-53 (.377)
    3P Made-Attempted 5-11 (.455) 7-21 (.333)
    FT Made-Attempted 24-36 (.667) 16-25 (.640)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 23 (0/0) 27 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 17 0

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