TU Women's Hoops Wins Tight One Over UCF - NewsOn6.com - Tulsa, OK - News, Weather, Video and Sports - KOTV.com |

SPORTS

TU Women's Hoops Wins Tight One Over UCF

Posted: Updated:

Tiffani Couisnard scored the final three points of the game to give Tulsa a 54-51 win over UCF on Thursday night at the Donald W. Reynolds Center. TU moved to 7-11 on the season and 2-3 in Conference USA, while the Knights fell to 6-12 overall and 0-4 in the league.

"I thought the way that we won tonight was huge," coach Matilda Mossman said. "We haven't been good at finishing halves, whether it's the first or second half. I don't want to play those games all the time where you have to grind it out. The fact that we came out with a win tonight and the way we did it I think will pay dividends down the road."

Taleya Mayberry scored a team-best 22 points, while Kadan Brady added 11. Loren McDaniel pulled down 15 rebounds and had three assists, and Couisnard tallied seven points, 10 rebounds, four steals and three blocks in 31 minutes of play.

TU shot 29-percent from the field, 40-percent from behind the arc and 70-percent from the charity stripe. The Hurricane had 12 points in the paint and 12 points off turnovers, held a 40-37 advantage in rebounds, a 10-9 lead in steals and an 11-10 advantage in assists. Both teams had five blocks.

Tulsa will return to action on Sunday, January 27th against SMU.

Live Radar

WARN Interactive

Featured on NewsOn6.com

  • TU Golden Hurricane

    Follow the TU Golden Hurricane! Get sports scores, news and highlights.

  • ORU Golden Eagles

    ORU Golden Eagles fans can find the latest news on the team, scores and video here!

  • OU Sooners

    Find the latest sports news, schedules and more for the OU Sooners now!

  • OSU Cowboys

    Get all your OSU Cowboys information from sports highlights to the latest news & videos.

  • OKC Thunder

    Thunder Up! Get the latest sports news, game highlights, videos and updates on the team.

Powered by WorldNow
News On 6
303 N. Boston Ave.
Tulsa, OK 74103
TULSA'S OWN TM
GREEN COUNTRY'S OWN TM
Oklahoma's Own Newson6.com is proud to provide Oklahomans with timely and relevant news and information, sharing the stories, pictures and loves of Oklahomans across our great state including Tulsa's Own and Green Country's Own.
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014, WorldNow and KOTV. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.