TU Win in the Big Easy
Jeriah Horne had 20 points and 12 rebounds as Tulsa romped past Tulane 80-57 on Thursday night.
Martins Igbanu had 16 points and seven rebounds for Tulsa (15-10, 5-7 American Athletic Conference), which snapped its five-game road losing streak. DaQuan Jeffries added 16 points. Curran Scott had 12 points for the visiting team.
The Green Wave’s 27.6 field goal percentage represented the worst mark by a Tulsa opponent this season. Tulane had 13 assists on 16 made baskets. The Green Wave made only nine two-point baskets.
Caleb Daniels had 13 points for the Green Wave (4-19, 0-11), who have now lost 13 consecutive games. Jordan Cornish added 12 points, eight rebounds and four assists. Connor Crabtree had 11 points.
There were only 17 turunovers — six by Tulsa and 11 by Tulane.
Tulsa plays East Carolina on the road on Sunday. Tulane faces Houston at home on Sunda