Tulsa 77, Presbyterian 58
TULSA, Okla. (AP)—Ben Uzoh scored 15 of his game-high 26 points in the first half to lead Tulsa to a 77-58 victory Saturday over Presbyterian.
Uzoh dominated the Blue Hose, scoring on three-pointers, running one-handers, a dunk and a tip-in, as well as playing a good defensive game.
“He’s really worked on his shooting and he shot it well today,” Tulsa coach Doug Wojcik said.
Tulsa (15-10), which has won its last five games, jumped out to 39-21 halftime lead.
Uzoh was hot all game, hitting 10 of 14 shots, including six of eight three-pointers.
“This gives us all the confidence in the world,” said Uzoh. “We’re playing pretty good basketball right now.”
The Golden Hurricane led by as many as 24 points at 61-37 midway through the second half,
Glenn Andews and Jerome Jordan added 13 and 10 points, respectively, for the Golden Hurricane.
The Blue Hose finally got going on offense after that, but it was too late. Presbyterian hit seven three-pointers in the second half to finish with 10 for the game.
Al’Lonzo Coleman led Presbyterian with 14 points.