Conference USA Tournament - Tulsa Defeats East Carolina 79-72 - Recap

Conference USA Tournament - Tulsa Defeats East Carolina 79-72 - Recap

Scottie Haralson scored 22 points leading Tulsa to a 79-72 victory over East Carolina at BOK Center on Thursday.

Bettors who backed Tulsa were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as an underdog of 1 at sportsbooks.

Tulsa got 17 points from James Woodard and another 12 points from Shaquille Harrison. Scottie Haralson contributed 4 assists, while D'Andre Wright cleaned the glass with 7 rebounds.

East Carolina got 24 points from Maurice Kemp in a losing cause and another 16 points from Akeem Richmond. Miguel Paul contributed 8 assists for them, while Maurice Kemp had 11 rebounds.

Tulsa trailed at halftime, 30-25.

The rebound battle favored Tulsa as they grabbed 35 boards, while East Carolina only had 29.