Tulsa edges UCF 66-61 for 5th consecutive win
Wednesday, January 25, 2012
TULSA, Okla. (AP) -- Scottie Haralson scored 18 points and Tulsa edged UCF 66-61 Wednesday night for its fifth straight victory.
Jordan Clarkson added 15 points for the Golden Hurricane (12-9, 5-2 Conference USA). Eric McClellan added 11 points and Kodi Maduka scored 10.
Keith Clanton led the Knights (15-5, 5-2) with 15 points and 11 rebounds. A.J. Rompza contributed 11 points and Tristan Spurlock scored 10 for UCF, which fell out of first place in the conference.
Tulsa led most of the game, but UCF had a chance to tie it late. Rompza missed a 3-pointer with 23 seconds left and Clarkson wrapped it up for Tulsa at the free-throw line, making 5 of 6. UCF's Marcus Jordan and Clanton were both called for technical fouls in the final seconds.