Tulsa 78, Lamar 64

Saturday, December 2nd 2006, 2:56 pm
By: News On 6

TULSA, Okla. (AP) Calvin Walls scored 13 points and Tulsa used a 2nd-half run to overpower Lamar 78-64 Friday night.

Walls also grabbed 10 rebounds for his first double-double as the Golden Hurricane (5-1) out-rebounded Lamar 58-31.

Lamar only trailed 34-32 at the break, but had fallen behind 42-37 in the 2nd half when Tulsa's size advantage began to take over.

6’11” Jerome Jordan and 6’8” Jamel McLean combined for 11 points during a 22-7 spurt.

Tulsa also got a pair of 3-pointers from Mark Hill and one from Ben Uzoh in the run, which gave TU a 64-44 lead with 8:33 left.

The Cardinals (3-4) never came closer than the final margin.

Lamar Sanders scored 18 points and grabbed 9 rebounds for Lamar, while Todd Currye added 15 points.