Scores

Final

Rice 72

(14-18, 5-11 C-USA)

Tulsa 81

(19-12, 11-5 C-USA)

    10:00 PM ET, March 10, 2011

    Don Haskins Center, El Paso, Texas

    1 2 T
    RICE 33 3972
    TULSA 40 4181

    Top Performers

    Rice: L. Kuipers 10 Pts, 8 Reb, 4 Ast, 1 Stl

    Tulsa: J. Clarkson 21 Pts, 5 Reb, 1 Ast

    Tulsa 81, Rice 72

    Associated Press

    EL PASO, Texas -- Jordan Clarkson scored 21 points and Justin Hurtt added 15 to lead Tulsa to an 81-72 victory against Rice in a quarterfinal game in the Conference USA tournament on Thursday night.

    Steven Idlet had 12 points and eight rebounds for the second-seeded Golden Hurricane (19-12), who have won nine of their last 11 games and play No. 3 seed UTEP in a semifinal contest on Friday.

    Tamir Jackson scored 15 points and Arsalan Kazemi 12 for the 10th-seeded Owls (14-18), who never led on Thursday.

    Lucas Kuipers' 3-pointer got Rice within 74-70 with 59 seconds remaining, but Tulsa protected the lead by making 7 of 10 free-throw attempts down the stretch.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    RICE
    TULSA
    Points 72 81
    FG Made-Attempted 28-65 (.431) 27-48 (.563)
    3P Made-Attempted 4-14 (.286) 3-10 (.300)
    FT Made-Attempted 12-24 (.500) 24-36 (.667)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 28 (0/0) 22 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 0 9

    2010-11 Season

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