Tulane advances to face second-seeded Houston on Friday.
Jaylen Forbes added 22 points and R.J. McGee had 15 points and seven rebounds for Tulane (10-12).
Brandon Rachal had 21 points and 13 rebounds for the Golden Hurricane (11-12). Elijah Joiner added 16 points and 12 assists, and Keyshawn Embery-Simpson had 12 points.
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