Oral Roberts Fall At Home

Saturday, February 17th 2007, 9:12 pm
By: News On 6

TULSA, Okla. (AP) Jaycee Carroll scored 25 points and had 8-rebounds as he sparked a Utah State comeback for a 71-65 victory over Oral Roberts Saturday night.

Durrall Peterson added 11 points and 7-rebounds for the Aggies (20-7), who rallied after trailing 22-4 early in the game.

Caleb Green had 21 points and 9-rebounds to pace the Golden Eagles (19-9), who led 31-28 at halftime. Ken Tutt added 16 points.

Carroll gave Utah State its first lead, 35-33, on a layup with 18:20 remaining. After a King basket tied the game, consecutive baskets by Stephen Ducharme gave the Aggies a 39-35 lead they never relinquished.

Adam Liberty sank a trey to cut the ORU deficit to 44-42. Utah State answered with baskets by Chaz Spicer and Carroll, and ORU never got closer than 4-points during the rest of the game.