Tulsa's Mayberry and Scott Post Double Digits in 65-55 Loss to East Carolina
Feb. 24, 2011
Greenville, N.C. - Taleya Mayberry and Chanice Scott each posted double digit points, but it wasn't enough as Tulsa dropped a 65-55 decision to East Carolina on Thursday night at Minges Coliseum in Greenville, N.C. TU fell to 5-17 on the season and 1-13 in Conference USA, while ECU moved to 13-14 overall and 7-7 in the league.
Mayberry tallied a team-leading 15 points, five assists and five steals, while Scott added 13 points and Loren McDaniel had seven rebounds. Both teams finished with 11 steals, while ECU had a 4-3 lead in blocks and a 38-34 advantage in rebounds.
Virginia DeWare scored on a layup with 19:08 on the clock, but ECU's Allison Spivey went down the court and hit a three and the Pirates never relinquished the lead. East Carolina had an eight-point lead with just over 15 minutes left to play and took a 31-26 advantage into the break.
In the second half, the Pirates continued to inch ahead to a 15-point lead with 5:20 on the clock and earned the 10-point victory.
ECU was led by a trio of players in double figures, including Spivey (15), Kim Gay (13) and Chareya Smith (11). Spivey also pulled down seven rebounds and had three steals, and Celeste Stewart had five assists.
Tulsa will return to action on Sunday, Feb. 27th against Tulane. Game time is set for 2:30 p.m. at Fogelman Arena in New Orleans, La.
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