TULSA 75, TULANE 67 — Guard Taleya Mayberry led a balanced Golden Hurricane attack that saw four players finish in double figures as host and sixth-seeded Tulsa defeated No. 3 seed Tulane, 75-67, in the 2013 Conference USA Women’s Basketball Championship quarterfinals on Thursday evening in the Tulsa Convention Center.
Mayberry finished the day with 21 points – 16 of which came in the second half on the strength of a 10-of-12 performance from the free throw line. With the win, Tulsa’s eight win in 11 games moves the Hurricane to 15-16 on the year and into today’s semifinal round against either East Carolina or Southern Miss. TU has two wins in the tournament, the second most since going 3-0 and claiming the 2006 tournament title.
ARKANSAS 63, SIU-EDWARDSVILLE 41 — Coming off a second-round loss in the SEC Tournament last week, the Razorbacks (19-12) closed out its regular season with a trio of seniors scoring in double figures. Sarah Watkins recorded a game-high 17 points, Erin Gatling had 14 points and Quistelle Williams adding 11 points.