UK Soccer in C-USA Championship: LIVE BLOG vs. Tulsa

Nov. 16, 2008

DALLAS -- In the conference tournament finals for the second time in the last three years, the No. 23 Kentucky men’s soccer team battles No. 7 Tulsa for the Conference USA Championship. will offer a live blog of the event. Hit refresh for updates.

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* 1:25: UK has taken the field for warm ups ... UK is wearing blue and is the visitor for the first time in the tournament.

* 1:33: UK starting lineup ...

1: Dan Williams, GK

4: Bingy Lara, MF

5: Brad Walker, D

7: Masumi Turnbull, MF

8: Jason Griffiths, MF

9: Stephen Beiro, D

10: Marco dos Santos, F

12: Chad Hagerty, F

14: Tim Muessig, D

18: C.J. Tappel, F

21: Barry Rice, D

* 1:50: Tulsa is warming up in white shorts and black tops, with the assumption they will wear all white kits.

* 1:51: With this game broadcast live on CBS College Sports, seating in the Westcott Field press box is at a premium. Due to limited visibility at the computer station, the live blog may be less extensive then the previous two rounds.

* 1:58: Kickoff is going to occur at 1:13 pm CT, for TV.

* 2:07: Teams being introduced ... Sound system is acting up and may have an affect on the national anthem.

* 2:13: No national anthem ... Teams are in position for kickoff.

* 2:19: GOAL TULSA: Tulsa 1, Kentucky 0

* 2:21: GOAL KENTUCKY: Kentucky 1, Tulsa 1: After allowing the early Tulsa goal, Marco dos Santos scooped up a lost ball inside the box and found himself with an open net on the far edge of the six-yard box, slipping a magnificent goal that finds the far corner of the net, past the rushing Tulsa defense.

* 2:27: C.J. Tappel fires a shot that forces a save.

* 2:36: Tappel found himself open on a breakaway after dos Santos wins a tough ball. Tappel fires a hard-hit ball that forced a diving save from Tyrel Lacey.

* 2:38: Marco dos Santos is shaken up and Michael Strong checks in.

* 2:40: TV TIMEOUT

* 2:43: Tim Crone checks in for Chad Hagerty.

* 2:46: Parada fires a shot high, left footed. goalkick UK

* 2:52: UK survives a free kick chance, with a nice play from Barry Rice.

* 3:06: Save Dan Williams ... HALFTIME: UK 1, Tulsa 1

* 3:14: Halftime stats ... Shots: Tulsa 6, UK 4 ... Corner kicks: UK 1, Tulsa 0 ... Saves: UK 2, Tulsa 1.

* 3:26: Second half underway.

* 3:38: UK narrowly avoids a penalty kick call, as Muessig makes a play on a Tulsa player inside the box. Michael Strong cheks in for Turnbull.

* 3:44: Dos Santos has a good chance off a Barry Rice free kick, but can't control it with his left foot at the top of the box.

* 3:49: TV Timeout: 22:29 left in the second half.

* 3:52: Shot high by Chad Hagerty.

* 3:56: Tyrel Lacey makes a finger-tip grab off a Chad Hagerty free kick.

* 4:01: Tim Crone fires a shot from 35 out, a low-lining shot that misses wide on the near post.

* 4:03: Taylor White, George Davis IV and Michael Strong check in.

* 4:16: OVERTIME: Kentucky 1, Tulsa 1

* Ashley McInnes fires a shot wide. Goal kick UK 

* Barry Rice free kick shot high from about 20 yards out.

* Tulsa scored a goal, but called back after a Tulsa foul.

* 4:31: OVERTIME 2: Kentucky 1, Tulsa 1

* 4:37: Taylor White shot wide.  

* 4:39: Keeper out of position, Marco dos Santos fires a high shot, just missing.

* 4:43: Michael Strong checks in