NCAA Basketball

East Carolina secures 76-66 victory against Tulsa

GREENVILLE, N.C. (AP) Brandon Johnson had 24 points and East Carolina beat Tulsa 76-66 on Tuesday night.

Johnson also contributed eight rebounds for the Pirates (11-10, 2-6 American Athletic Conference). RJ Felton scored 23 points while going 10 of 17 from the floor, including 1 for 5 from distance, and 2 for 3 from the line, and added five rebounds. Benjamin Bayela recorded 11 points and was 3 of 7 shooting, including 3 for 5 from distance, and went 2 for 3 from the line. The Pirates ended a five-game skid with the win.

The Golden Hurricane (5-14, 1-7) were led by Bryant Selebangue, who posted 18 points and 10 rebounds. Tim Dalger added 15 points for Tulsa. In addition, Anthony Pritchard finished with 10 points and seven assists.

Johnson scored 10 points in the first half and East Carolina went into halftime trailing 32-27. Felton's 17-point second half helped East Carolina finish off the 10-point victory.


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Updated January 24, 2023

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