Tulsa Caps Regular Season With 107-74 Win Over Northeastern State

Thursday, March 4th 2021, 2:28 pm
By: Kristin Wells

In a last-minute game put together with in-state competition Northeastern State, the Tulsa Golden Hurricane finishes their regular season with a resounding 107-74 win.

Senior Brandon Rachal led the team with 18 points and Austin Richie scored 15 in his 26 minutes of play. Four other players put up double-digit points: Keyshawn Embery-Simpson recorded 14, Darien Jackson with 11, Emmanuel Ugboh with 11 and Rey Idowu with 10.

14 different players got on the court for Tulsa in the Thursday afternoon matinee, a good experience for the future of the program.

Troy Locke led the Riverhawks with 24 points, while Trey Sampson had 15 and Christian Cook had 16. As a team, Northeastern State shot 47% from the floor and 34% beyond the arc.

Tulsa shot a whopping 65% from the field and 48% beyond the arc, a much higher percentage than normal for one of the worst three-point shooting teams in the American.

Tulsa caps its regular season 11-11 and now looks to the American conference tournament.