TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Keyshawn Embery-Simpson scored 20 points off of the bench to lead Tulsa over Jackson State 85-79 on Saturday.
Embery-Simpson added six assists for the Golden Hurricane (1-1). Tim Dalger added 18 points while going 5 of 6 from the floor, including 2 for 3 from distance, and 6 for 6 from the line, and they also had nine rebounds. Bryant Selebangue finished 7 of 9 from the floor to finish with 15 points, while adding 10 rebounds.
Trace Young led the way for the Tigers (0-2) with 16 points, 11 rebounds and two blocks. Ken Evans added 15 points and two steals for Jackson State.
Embery-Simpson put up 10 points in the first half for Tulsa, who led 37-34 at the break. Dalger led Tulsa with 11 points in the second half as the team outscored Jackson State by three points over the final half.
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