Published November 11, 2012
TULSA, Okla. – James Woodard scored 28 points in 20 minutes and Tulsa got off to a rousing start in Danny Manning's first game as coach, beating LSU-Shreveport 110-54 Sunday.
Woodard hit 9 of 12 shots from the field, including 5 of 6 from 3-point range, and was good on all five of his free-throw attempts. Scottie Haralson added 14 points for the Golden Hurricane, D'Andre Wright had 12 and Rashad Ray had 11 points and six assists.
Jake Greene had 17 points for LSU-Shreveport, an NAIA school. Mark Politte and Rodney Milum added 10 each.
Tulsa used runs of 12-0 and 16-0 en route to a 60-25 halftime lead. The Golden Hurricane were 13 for 26 on 3-point shots and converted 25 of 30 free-throw attempts.
Manning, a member of Kansas' NCAA championship team in 1988, is the eighth all-time leading scorer in NCAA history and a two-time NBA All-Star.