Boxscore
Texas 85, Oakland 81
Friday, March 18, 2011 12:15 PM
Location - Bank of Oklahoma Center, Tulsa, Oklahoma
Officials - Dick Cartmell, Darryl Gladden, Deron White
Attendance - 10293

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 T
Oakland 38 43 81
Texas 46 39 85

Recap


TULSA, Okla. – Jordan Hamilton and Tristan Thompson each recorded double-doubles, and No. 4 seed Texas held off Oakland’s late charge for an 85-81 victory in the second round of the NCAA West Regional on Friday at the Bank of Oklahoma Center.

Hamilton scored 19 points with 11 rebounds, and Thompson added 17 points, 10 rebounds and seven blocked shots for the Longhorns (28-7). J’Covan Brown scored 21 points off the bench for Texas, which advances to face fifth seed Arizona in the third round Sunday.

Reggie Hamilton led the No. 13 seed Golden Grizzlies (25-10) with 25 points.

Texas used a 12-2 surge to build a 63-46 advantage on Jai Lucas’ 3-pointer with 12:39 to go. Down 78-63 with 4:59 left, Oakland rallied with a 12-2 run of its own, Larry Wright’s 3-pointer with 1:25 remaining bringing the Golden Grizzlies within 80-75.

The Longhorns sealed it from the free-throw line, hitting 5 of 6 in the final 59 seconds.

Oakland, which entered the tournament second in the nation in scoring (85.6 points) and second in field-goal percentage (49.4 percent), shot 44.6 percent from the field. The Golden Grizzles finished 7 of 29 from 3-point range.

Oakland Golden Grizzlies

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Keith Benson 39:00 6-15 0-1 3-6 2 9 11 0 4 1 2 3 15
Reggie Hamilton 31:00 10-19 2-9 3-3 4 2 6 5 3 1 2 0 25
Will Hudson 39:00 6-9 0-0 2-2 6 4 10 0 3 0 1 0 14
Travis Bader 29:00 4-13 2-11 0-0 2 1 3 1 2 1 1 0 10
Drew Valentine 33:00 3-7 1-3 0-0 0 3 3 2 0 2 1 0 7
Larry Wright 19:00 3-9 2-5 0-0 0 0 0 2 3 2 0 0 8
Ledrick Eackles 4:00 1-3 0-0 0-0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 2
Ryan Bass 4:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0
Ilija Milutinovic 2:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 200 33-75 7-29 8-11 14 20 34 12 17 7 7 3 81
  44.0% 24.1% 72.7% Team Rebs: 4   Total TO: 7

Texas Longhorns

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Dogus Balbay 17:00 2-2 0-0 0-0 0 1 1 1 2 2 3 0 4
Gary Johnson 31:00 4-6 0-0 0-0 1 1 2 2 0 1 3 0 8
Jordan Hamilton 35:00 8-17 0-3 3-4 4 6 10 3 2 1 1 0 19
Cory Joseph 35:00 3-10 2-3 3-4 0 2 2 3 3 0 2 0 11
Tristan Thompson 38:00 7-14 0-0 3-6 5 5 10 1 3 0 0 7 17
J'Covan Brown 24:00 4-11 1-2 12-12 1 5 6 3 0 0 0 1 21
Jai Lucas 10:00 2-3 1-1 0-0 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 5
Alexis Wangmene 6:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 1 1 2 0 3 0 1 0 0
Matt Hill 4:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0
TOTAL 200 30-63 4-9 21-26 12 23 35 14 14 4 10 9 85
  47.6% 44.4% 80.8% Team Rebs: 7   Total TO: 10
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