TULSA, OK-ODU freshman Ambrose Mosley scored 12 points and junior forward Richard Ross added 11 in the Monarchs 76-37 loss at Tulsa Saturday afternoon. The Monarchs return home to play Rice next Thursday in the first a three-game home stand.
ODU shot .277 (13-47) from the field, while Tulsa shot .574 (27-47). ODU also committed 22 turnovers in which Tulsa scored 23 points off of.
Tulsa had four players in double figures led by James Woodard with 14, followed by Tim Pete with 12, Rashad Smith 11 and Brandon Swannegan scored 10. The Golden Hurricane outrebounded ODU, 34-21.
ODU took a 3-2 lead after a Richard Ross free throw at the 17:24 mark of the first half. Dimitri Batten tied the game at 6-6 with a three-pointer and Ambrose Mosley made it 9-8 Tulsa with a two-pointer with 14:24 remaining. Tulsa then went on an 18-7 run to take a 31-15 lead with 7:56 left in the first half.
The 37 points was the lowest in a game since losing 59-39 to UNC Wilmington on March 3, 1996. ODU is now 12-14 overall and 6-5 in C-USA