Tulsa gets bal­anced scor­ing ef­fort in vic­tory over Tu­lane

Polk records her ninth ca­reer dou­ble-dou­ble

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Mor­gan Brady, Crys­tal Polk and Re­beca Lescay all fin­ished in dou­ble fig­ures to lead Tulsa to a 72-67 win over Tu­lane on Sun­day af­ter­noon at the Don­ald W. Reynolds Cen­ter.

Polk had her ninth ca­reer dou­ble-dou­ble with 20-points and tied her ca­reer-high with 14 re­bounds, while Brady had a team-lead­ing 21 points, and Re­becca Lescay tied her ca­reer-high with 14 points. Alexis Gaulden added eight points, six as­sists and four steals, while Lescay also had four steals.

“I think you look at Crys­tal's of­fen­sive re­bounds that she con­verted into bas­kets, the times we fed her at the right an­gle and the face-up jumpers too, and she was great of­fen­sively tonight,” TU coach Matilda Moss­man said in a me­dia re­lease. “Mor­gan Brady got 11 of her 21 points at the free throw line, and Re­becca was re­ally good at at­tack­ing. In the

TU­LANE: Free­man 7-13 3-4 17, Lofton 5-8 6-10 17, Manuiri­rangi 4-12 0-0 11, Heide 4-4 0-2 8, Cheatham 2-4 0-0 5, Jones 2-11 0-0 5, Gu­tier­rez 1-3 0-0 2, Schulte 1-2 0-0 2, Wy­att 0-0 0-0 0, Wells 0-0 0-0 0; An­der­son 0-2 0-0 0, To­tals 26-59 9-16 67.

TULSA: Brady 4-11 11-12 21, Polk 8-16 4-5 20, Lescay 7-18 0-1 14, Gaulden 2-7 2-2 8, Lewis 1-5 2-4 4, Ro­driguez 1-3 0-0 3, Moutry 1-1 0-0 2, Bit­tle 0-0 0-0 0, Butler 0-0 0-0 0, Richards 0-2 0-0 0, El­liott 0-0 0-0 0, To­tals 24-63 19-24 72.

Tu­lane 12 20 13 22 — 67 Tulsa 15 14 18 25 — 72

3-Point Goals: Tu­lane 6-20 (Manuiri­rangi 3-8, Cheatham 1-3, Lofton 1-4, Jones 1-3, An­der­son 0-1, Free­man 0-1), Tulsa 5-17 (Brady 2-7, Gaulden 2-5, Ro­driguez 1-2, Richards 0-2, Lescay 0-1).

Fouled Out: Tu­lane, Jones, Tulsa, None.

Re­bounds: Tu­lane 41 (Free­man 10), Tulsa 37 (Polk 14). As­sists: Tu­lane 15 (Gu­tier­rez 6), Tulsa 15 (Gaulden 6). To­tal Fouls: Tu­lane 22, Tulsa 17. Tech­ni­cal Fouls: None. A: 1,203. first half I felt like we were try­ing to do things in­di­vid­u­ally, but the sec­ond half we played as a team. It takes us a long time to get warmed up, but then we played to­gether and got rhythm shots, which leads to a good per­cent­age.”

The Golden Hur­ri­cane moved to 11-12 on the sea­son and 5-5 in Amer­i­can Ath­letic Con­fer­ence play, while the Green Wave fell to 14-9 over­all and 4-6 in the league.

TU hits the road to play USF at noon Satur­day.

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