ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) Cheikh Mbacke Diong made a dunk with 49 seconds left to give Central Florida the lead en route to a 68-66 win over Tulane on Saturday.

Diong tallied 16 points and 10 rebounds and Darius Johnson had 17 points and seven rebounds for Central Florida (12-5, 4-3 American Athletic Conference). Darin Green Jr. added 14 points. Brandon Mahan had 10 points.

Jaylen Forbes had 17 points for the Green Wave (7-9, 4-3). Jalen Cook added 16 points. Kevin Cross had 13 points.


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