TULSA HOSTS C-USA RIVAL HOUSTON IN CBI SEMIFINALS
March 25, 2008
Tulsa, Oklahoma - The Tulsa Golden Hurricane moved into the semifinals of the College Basketball Invitational with a 69-60 victory over Utah of the Mountain West Conference on Monday night. Tulsa will play host to Conference USA rival Houston on Wednesday night at the Donald W. Reynolds Center. Game time is schedule for 8:00 pm.
Tickets go on sale Tuesday morning at 8:30 am, and will remain open until 5:30 pm. Ticket prices are $20 per seat in the lower bowl, $15 per seat (lower bowl behind west basket and in upper level sides of the court), $10 (upper level corners) and $5 per seat in section 111. Groups of 10 or more can get a discount of $5.00 off tickets priced $10 or higher. All seats are reserved on a first-come, first-serve basis.
Fans can purchase tickets online at www.tulsahurricane.com, by phone at 918-631-GoTU (4688) or in person at the Reynolds Center athletic ticket office.
Houston comes into the game with a 24-9 overall record and finished in third-place in Conference USA with a league mark of 11-5. The Cougars defeated Nevada on the road last week in the CBI first round, 80-79, and handed Valparaiso a 91-67 setback on Monday at home in quarterfinal action.
The two teams met earlier this year when the Cougars defeated Tulsa 92-81 at home, as Robert McKiver tallied 33 points.
With 22 wins, Tulsa has posted its most victories since a 23-10 mark in the 2002-03 campaign. The Hurricane has an overall mark of 22-13 record this year, and has compiled a 12-3 mark since its loss to Houston on February 6.
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