January 25, 2010

TU faces tough stretch

At 5-0, Tulsa is one of two unbeaten teams in Conference USA (UAB is the other), but every game has become a grind. After having to rally from a 15-point deficit in the second half to beat intra-city rival Oral Roberts, 57-52, the Golden Hurricane squeaked out a 62-58 win over a Rice team still winless in the conference.

The victory at Oral Roberts was a first for Coach Doug Wojcik and seniors like Ben Uzoh and Jerome Jordan.

"It was big," said Jordan. "We haven't won here since I've been here. Coach hasn't won here either. It's just a huge win for us."

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