Tulsa Gets Past Rice in C-USA Quarterfinals, 81-72
March 11, 2011
EL PASO, Texas - Jordan Clarkson scored career-high 21 points to lead the Tulsa basketball team to a, 81-72, win over Rice in the 2011 Buick Conference USA Men's Basketball Championship Thursday evening at the Don Haskins Center.
The Golden Hurricane (19-12) advances to the semifinal round to play UTEP at 3 p.m. CT Friday on CBS College Sports. It is the fourth straight year TU has advanced to the semifinals of the C-USA Tournament.
TU put out its best shooting percentage of the season hitting 27-of-48 shots from the field for 56 percent. The Hurricane held a 38-30 rebounding advantage over Rice, which ended its season with a 14-18 record. Tulsa scored almost half of its points in the paint, with 40, and the TU bench scored 34 points.
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