Oral Roberts tops Tulsa 77-68
TULSA, Okla. (AP) Obi Emegano scored 18 second-half points and Oral Roberts used a 13-1 run to pull away from Tulsa 77-68 on Saturday, giving head coach Frank Haith a loss in his Golden Hurricanes debut.
Oral Roberts outshot Tulsa 39.6 to 33.9 percent from the field.
Trailing 29-25 at halftime, Tulsa used a 9-4 run to lead 34-33 after D'Andre Wright sank two free throws. But Emegano got the hot hand and Oral Roberts regained the lead. Then Word hit back-to-back 3-pointers and the Golden Eagles pulled ahead 60-44.