Tulane vs Houston

Tulane 88, Houston 85

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HOUSTON (AP) - Ricky Tarrant scored 27 points, including a three-point play with 2 seconds remaining, and Tulane defeated Houston 88-85 Saturday.

The Green Wave (16-8, 4-5 Conference USA) overcame a 16-point Houston lead in the second half. The Cougars still led 79-66 with less than 4 minutes to play when Tulane scored the next 12 points, including a pair of 3-pointers by Jordan Callahan, to get within a point.

Tulane led for the first time at 82-81 after Kendall Timmons' layup with 1:47 to go, and was ahead 85-81 before Houston's Joseph Young made four free throws in the final minute to tie it.

Timmons finished with 22 points and nine rebounds and Josh Davis had 21 points and 12 rebounds for the Green Wave, who ended an 18-game conference road losing streak.

Young led the Cougars (14-8, 3-6) with 26 points. TaShawn Thomas added 20 points for Houston.

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Tulane Green Wave
J. Davis, F347-177-11121521
T. Drye, F211-10-05052
R. Tarrant, G389-186-856127
K. Timmons, G329-154-1292322
K. Mack, G150-20-02110
J. Callahan223-50-01218
B. Cherry170-30-02020
J. Hook90-10-02010
L. Nwogbo61-12-21034
L. Dabney31-32-20004
K. Thomas30-00-00010
Totals 31-6621-3542122388
 47%60% 
Houston Cougars
D. House, F354-121-186210
T. Thomas, F247-125-782520
M. McLean, F174-50-13058
J. Young, G357-108-1045126
J. Thompson, G251-58-812310
J. Stiggers233-60-03128
T. Womack150-20-00120
L. Barnes111-20-03052
L. Gibson110-20-22120
B. Morris40-01-20011
Totals 27-5623-3135182885
 48.2%74.2% 
Conference USA
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-L
So. Miss13-329-7
La. Tech13-329-8
Middle Tenn.13-324-9
Tulsa13-321-13
UTEP12-423-11
Old Dominion9-718-18
Tulane8-817-17
UAB7-918-13
Charlotte7-917-14
FIU7-915-16
North Texas6-1016-16
E. Carolina5-1117-17
FAU5-1110-22
Marshall4-1211-22
UT-San Antonio4-128-22
Rice2-147-23

American Athletic
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-L
Louisville15-331-6
Cincinnati15-327-7
Connecticut12-632-8
SMU12-627-10
Memphis12-624-10
Houston8-1017-16
Rutgers5-1312-21
UCF4-1413-18
Temple4-149-22
So. Florida3-1512-20
 
Other games
GTOWN 69 Final
RUT 63
MICH 62 Final
WISC 65
MISS 79 Final
MIZZOU 98
OKLAST 72 Final
TEXAS 59
BUTLER 59 Final
GW 56
DEPAUL 78 Final
MARQET 89
UNC 61 Final
MIAMI 87
KANSAS 66 Final
OKLA 72
MISSST 58 Final
FLA 83
PITT 62 Final
CINCY 52
IOWAST 70 Final
KSU 79
MIST 78 Final
PURDUE 65
LOYMRY 55 Final
GONZAG 74
UTAH 64 Final
ORE 73
LOU 101 Final
ND 104
NMEX 55 Final
UNLV 64
ILLST 75 Final
CREIGH 72