Dec. 21, 2004
Lamar at Tulsa Game Notes
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TULSA, Okla. - Following Saturday's rout of Wiley College, Lamar will be looking to capture its first road win of the season as the Cardinals take on the University of Tulsa Wednesday at 7 p.m. in non-conference basketball action at the Donald W. Reynolds Center.
After having its three-game winning streak snapped at Rice, Lamar (5-3) bounced back with a convincing 110-64 win over Wiley College on Saturday. Tulsa (2-4), who has lost three of its last four games, is coming off a 71-66 home loss to Wichita State on Saturday.
This will be the seventh meeting between Lamar and Tulsa and the series is tied at 3-3. Lamar is 1-2 in games played in Beaumont and 2-1 in Tulsa. The Golden Hurricane has won the last two meetings, both in Beaumont, the last being a 78-67 win on Jan. 8, 1991. Lamar's last win was 76-65 on Dec. 5, 1988 in Tulsa.
Junior Alan Daniels, a Tulsa native who prepped at Union HS, scored a game-high 24 points and dished out a season-high eight assists in the win over Wiley. He was named Southland Conference player of the week on Monday after averaging 18 points and six rebounds in helping Lamar post a 2-1 record the previous week.
Daniels leads the team and ranks second in the SLC in scoring at 18.5 ppg. He ranks fourth in the SLC in steals (2.00), fourth in 3-point field goals made (3.00) and 10th in 3-point field goal percentage (.429).
Senior Raymond Anthony is second on the team and eight in the SLC in scoring at 14.0 ppg. He ranks third in the SLC in free throw percentage (.850), fifth in assists (4.50), second in steals (2.38), third in 3-pointers made (3.38) and 10th in 3-point percentage (.429).
Junior Thomas Fairley is the only other Cardinal averaging double-figures at 12.0 ppg, which ranks 15th in the SLC. He ranks third in the SLC in rebounding (7.5), second in blocked shots (1.50) and 12th in field goal percentage (.526).
Junior Josh Daniels recorded his third double-double of the season with 13 points and 13 rebounds in Saturday's win over Wiley College. He is second on the team and sixth in the SLC in rebounding at 6.9 rpg and is fourth in field goal percentage (.619).
Lamar is averaging 83.5 ppg and is shooting 44.8 percent from the field, 38.2 percent from 3-point range and 63.2 percent from the free throw line. The Cardinals are outrebounding their opponents 44.0 to 37.2, which is a plus-6.8 margin. Lamar also has a plus-13.5 scoring margin.
Jarius Glenn scored 24 points and grabbed 13 rebounds in Saturday's loss to Wichita State. He leads the team in scoring and rebounding at 18.3 ppg and 10.3 rpg, respectively. He is shooting 52.1 percent from the field and 75 percent from the free throw line.
Anthony Price is the only other Golden Hurricane averaging double-figures at 14.8 ppg. Seneca Collins is Tulsa's top 3-point shooter, connecting on 10-of-26 attempts (.385). Guilherme Teichmann leads the team in field goal percentage at .615.
Tulsa is averaging 68.7 ppg and is shooting 42.6 percent from the field, 33.7 percent from 3-point range and 65.8 percent from the free throw line. The Hurricane are outrebounding its opponent 39.3 to 36.7.