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COPY-Jarvis scores 23 to lead Oral Roberts past Tulsa 84-70

Associated Press - November 27, 2007 11:15 PM ET

TULSA, Okla. (AP) - Robert Jarvis scores 23 points and his 3-point shooting sparks a comeback from an early 11-point deficit as Oral Roberts defeats crosstown rival Tulsa 84-70 tonight.

Jarvis, a 5-foot-11 junior guard, went 8 of 15 from the field, including 5 of 10 on 3-pointers, for ORU, which won the Mayor's Cup for the fourth time in five years.

ORU is 6-2 overall while Tulsa falls to 2-2.

Marcus Lewis and Adam Liberty each scored 15 points in the second half to help the Golden Eagles hold off visiting TU.

Lewis was 10 of 15 from the field as he finished with 21 points and eight rebounds. Liberty went 10 of 11 on free throws and had 18 points and five assists.

Ben Uzoh scored 14 of his team-high 20 points in the second half for the Golden Hurricane, and Jerome Jordan added 15 points for TU.

ORU trailed 19-8 early but used a 19-1 run to seize control.

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