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.