, Muskogee, OK


March 16, 2013

Tulsa men fall in semis, but women don’t



TU 72, E. Carolina 59

Tulsa (16-16) erased an 11-point halftime deficit and advanced into today’s C-USA championship game for the first time since 2006. The Hurricane face No. 8 seed UCF, an 89-77 winner over UTEP.

Tulsa’s first-team All-C-USA honoree Taleya Mayberry led all players with 30 points, and forward Tiffani Couisnard posted a double-double with 16 points and a game-high 17 rebounds.  Couisnard also led all players with five blocked shots and three steals. Mayberry, who hit 10-of-15 free throws and canned a pair of 3-pointers along the way, paced the Golden Hurricane with three assists.

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