TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Keyshawn Embery-Simpson’s 13 points helped Tulsa defeat Central Michigan 70-63 on Saturday.
Embery-Simpson added five rebounds for the Golden Hurricane (3-6). Sam Griffin added 13 points while going 4 of 10 (3 for 7 from distance), and he also had three steals. Tim Dalger finished with 12 points. The Golden Hurricane snapped a five-game slide.
Brian Taylor led the way for the Chippewas (4-6) with 14 points and two blocks. Reggie Bass added 12 points, five assists and three steals for Central Michigan. In addition, Miroslave Stafl had 11 points.
Tulsa led Central Michigan at the half, 31-25, with Embery-Simpson (seven points) their high scorer before the break. Tulsa outscored Central Michigan by one point in the final half, while Dalger led the way with a team-high eight second-half points.