January 4, 2013
Wave whips Wofford, extends streak to five
Tulane was plodding along against Wofford, tied at 36 near the midpoint of the second half in what could have been a classic letdown game after winning at Alabama last Sunday.
That's when Josh Davis and Ricky Tarrant took over.
Davis, who had been 2 of 11 from the floor, drove the baseline for an emphatic dunk to give the Green Wave the lead for good, 38-36. Tarrant, who had four turnovers and one assist in the first half, then hit three consecutive-pointers that barely rippled the net, with his second trey raining in from about 28 feet. Davis finished off the Terriers with four free throws during the decisive 18-2 run.
to Tomas Bruha for a dunk. Timmons, who has almost none of the explosiveness he exhibited before rupturing an Achilles tendon last January, will have to reinvent himself as a defender and distributor to help the Green Wave this season. Bruha, coming back from a serious knee injury, had not gotten that high off the floor all year.
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