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Woodard Named to C-USA Men's Basketball Preseason Watch List

Sophomore James Woodard was named a C-USA Preseason Men's Basketball Player to Watch for 2013-14.

Sophomore James Woodard was named a C-USA Preseason Men's Basketball Player to Watch for 2013-14.
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Oct. 4, 2013

TULSA, Okla. - The University of Tulsa sophomore guard James Woodard was named a Conference USA Preseason Player to Watch for 2013-14, as selected by the league's coaches, the conference office announced.

The Edmond, Okla., native was a 2013 C-USA All-Freshman Team selection after averaging 12.0 points, 5.8 rebounds and 2.0 assists per game last season. He played in 32 games with 29 starts and led the Golden Hurricane in scoring and rebounding. He scored double digit points in 22 games, tallied five double-doubles, eclipsed 20 points four times and led the Hurricane in scoring 10 times and rebounding 12 times.

Woodard totaled 383 points last year, second-most ever among TU freshmen. He also ranked third on the school freshman charts with 187 rebounds, and 10th among freshmen in both assists (64) and steals (31).

TU will hold an open practice to the public from 12-1 p.m. Saturday at the Donald W. Reynolds Center. The players will then sign autographs from 1:30-2 p.m. on Chapman Commons, prior the football game against Rice at 2:30 p.m.

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