Jordan's Double-Double Secures Tulsa Win
Jan. 24, 2009
EL PASO, Texas (AP) - Jerome Jordan scored 21 points and pulled down 14 rebounds for Tulsa, which held on to beat Texas-El Paso 78-70 on Saturday night.
Stefon Jackson led UTEP with 26 points, including 11 of 17 from the free-throw line. Kareem Cooper scored 11 points.
Tulsa opened up a 34-27 lead in the first half, when UTEP was plagued with 23 percent shooting from the field. The Hurricane held the Miners to just 36 percent shooting for the game.
The score was tied three times and featured eight lead changes.
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