TULSA FALLS AT HOME TO IDAHO

TULSA, Okla., Dec. 29, 2011— Marcus Lewis recorded his fifth double-double of the season with 13 points and 14 rebounds and Billy Rush scored a team-high 16 points but the Tulsa 66ers (7-5) fell at home to the Idaho Stampede (6-7) by a 95-77 final Thursday evening inside the Tulsa Convention Center.

Also scoring in double figures for Tulsa was reserve Xavier Alexander with 13. Jerome Dyson added 12 points and a season-high nine assists.

The 66ers defense forced 17 Stampede turnovers and recorded eight steals, led by Brady Morningstar and Dyson with two thefts each.

“We have great leaders on our team that will put this tough night behind us,” 66ers head coach Dale Osbourne said. “We will continue to look at the big picture and work together as a collective unit. I expect our guys to come out tomorrow night in Texas with a lot of energy and focus.”

Leading the way for Idaho was Terrico White with 16 points and Eric Devendorf with 15 points and nine rebounds.

The 66ers return to the hardwood tomorrow night, Dec. 30, when they travel to Frisco to take on the Texas Legends. Tip is scheduled for 7 p.m. CT inside Dr. Pepper Arena.

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