Skip to main content
  1. Sports
  2. College Sports

Tulsa falls to No. 25 Middle Tennessee

See also

Tulsa got into a hole and could not overcome 25th-ranked Middle Tennessee despite making a comeback in a 67-57 loss to the Blue Raiders on Saturday at the Reynolds Center.

Kelsee Grovey produced a career-high 23 points for TU (10-8 overall, 4-3 in Conference USA). Mariah Turner also scored 13 and Ashley Clark netted 10.

Ebony Rowe led Middle Tennessee (18-3, 7-0) with 18 points, KeKe Stewart scored 12 and China Dow finished with 10.

Tulsa, which never led, trailed by as much as 21 points when Stewart drilled a 3 to make it a 37-16 game with 3:20 left to go.

The Golden Hurricane answered with a 15-0 spurt that carried over into the second half, ending with a trey by Grovey with 18:13 left in the game. That brought the score to 37-31 and would be the closest Tulsa would get.

The Blue Raiders outrebounded TU 41-33 and converted on 32 percent (18-of-56) from the floor, 33 percent (8-of-24) in 3-pointers and 70 percent (23-of-33) from the free throw line.

TU connected on 42 percent (20-of-48) of its shots, 27 percent (3-of-11) in 3-pointers and 74 percent in free throws.

Next on the agenda for the Golden Hurricane is road trip to Old Dominion. That game tips off at 6 p.m. Wednesday.

Advertisement

Sports

  • David Moyes is fired by Manchester United, providing only a 10 month stint with the club
    Video
    Watch Video
  • These NBA dancers will certainly take some attention away from the playoff action
    Camera
    20 Dancers
  • Minnesota's Matt Cooke could get suspended for his hit on Tyson Barrie
    NHL
  • The Bengals extend A.J. Green's contract through the 2015 season
    NFL
  • All eyes were on Bryce Harper and Mike Trout as the Angels beat the Nats
    MLB
  • The first round of NBA Playoff action is in full swing, keep up with all the latest updates
    NBA

User login

Log in
Sign in with your email and password. Or reset your password.
Write for us
Interested in becoming an Examiner and sharing your experience and passion? We're always looking for quality writers. Find out more about Examiner.com and apply today!