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James Woodard scores 20 to lead Tulsa past Arkansas-Little Rock 78-73


LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas — James Woodard hit five 3-pointers and scored 20 points to go with 10 rebounds as Tulsa held off Arkansas-Little Rock 78-73 on Sunday.

Woodard had scored 19 and 23 in Tulsa's two previous games.

Shaquille Harrison added 17 points, Rashad Ray had 11 and Marquel Curtis 10 for Tulsa (5-3). Woodard was 7 of 11 from the field as Tulsa made 22 of 43 shots (51.2 percent).

Arkansas-Little Rock (4-3) was led by Josh Hagins with 20 points and J.T. Thomas hit five 3-pointers and finished with 19. The Trojans were just 24 of 67 (35.8 percent) from the floor.

It was the first time in eight matchups between the schools since 2006 that an away team has won. It was also UALR's first loss at home this season in five games.

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