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Woodward Jumper Gives Golden Hurricane Victory

Published On: Nov 27 2013 10:04:13 PM AKST

James Woodward hit the game winning jumper with 8 seconds to play to lift the Tulsa Golden Hurricane past Indiana State, 63-62 in Wednesday's Great Alaska Shootout men's tournament opener.  The victory snaps a four game losing streak.

Woodward scored 20 of his 24 points after halftime in a game that featured 5 ties and 9 lead changes.  D'Andre Wright assisted the effort with 12 points off the bench.  Neither team led by more than seven points.

Tulsa advances to the semifinals at 5:30 Friday evening.