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TranscriptBrasfield's blocked shot kills
comeback effort against Tulsa
The Salukis couldn't withstand a Tulsa
surge laat year and succumbed 45-82 In
a nationally televised overtime game relayed in the SIU Arena. Thursday sight,
the Tulsa Golden Hurricane overcame a
similar Salukl challenge and left SIU on the
■con end of a 66-65 score.
With the score tied 64-64 and 25 seconds
remaining In the contest, Marvin Brooks
fouled Bob Horn who sunk both free throws
and gave Tulsa a 66-64 advantage.
Rex Barker Inbounded the ball to Bob
Eldrldge who passed on to L.C. BrasBeld.
The Salukl forward, high scorer with 29
points, missed two shots before a Jump
ball was called between Stan Powles and
Larry Morris.
Morris objected to the referee and had
the second of two Tulsa technicals called
on him.
Creg Starrick capitalized on his one free
throw, leaving the score 66-65 with eight
seconds remaining.
College rules state thai a technical has
priority over a Jump ball so the Salukis
were awarded the ball.
A Barker Inbound pass to Eldrldge was
forwarded to Powlcs who missed a turn around
Jump shot. Brasflcld grabbed the rebound
but his shot at the final horn wjs blocked
by Dana Lewis.
Tulna held a commanding 54-47 lead wlih
over eight minutes left when the Salukis
began a strong comeback effort,
Br.ii./k-hJ connected on [wo free throws
and Eldrldge sunk a 25-foo* Jump shot
to aa the score to 54-51" before Tulsa
collected a tally.
Tbe Salukis fought to wteUs one point
twice and two points once 2*efore Brooks
got bis only basket of fae evening, tying
the score at 60-60 with 3:11 remaining.
Tulsa went into a stall before scoring.
A Starrick basket at 1:21 tied the score at
With only 0:45 remaining, the game was
tied for the third doe in two and a half
minutes when Starrick ?ank another long
jump shot.
Bunion then provided the difference with
his free throws.
Last second shots hurt the Salukis 'wice
as a cripple basket by Ron Carson at the
buzzer gave Tulsa a 34-30 halftime lead.
Carson and Barter had bartled for a
pass freim Tulsa's Larry Morris but Barter
couldn't outjump the opposing guard who
captured the pass before scoring.
The n*o teams traded baskets at the
beginning and end of the first half but
each learn scored in bunches during the
With the score tied 12-12, Carreer
and Starrick worked a rwo on one for a
Starrick field goal.
Tulsa proceeded to capture a 10-15 lead
before four baskets by Brasfield and one
by Starrick gave the Salukis a 24-21 lead
with 5;24 remaining.
The two teams then traded baskets until
Carson made two field goaIs; the last being his shoi at the buzzer.
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