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Cougars Outlast TU In Overtime

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HOUSTON -- For the third time this season, TU's game Wednesday would be decided in overtime.

And like the other OT road game, it did not end in Tulsa's favor. The Golden Hurricane lose their conference opener at Houston.

With 0.7 seconds remaining in overtime, UH's Jonathon Simmons makes a free throw to give the Cougars a 70-69 lead, and ultimately the final score.

Simmons led Houston with 19 points while TU senior center Steve Idlet led all scoring with 22 points.

Tulsa drops to 0-1 in Conference USA and 7-8 overall.

The Golden Hurricane return to Tulsa to host SMU Saturday at 7:00 PM.

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