Igbanu lifts Tulsa over Tulane 62-57

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TULSA, Okla. (AP)Martins Igbanu had 17 points and 11 rebounds to lift Tulsa to a 62-57 win over Tulane on Tuesday night.

Jeriah Horne had 14 points for Tulsa (19-9, 11-4 American Athletic Conference). Lawson Korita added 12 points. Elijah Joiner had six rebounds.

Tulsa moved into a three-way tie with Cincinnati and No. 25 Houston atop the American Athletic Conference standings with each team having three regular-season games remaining. Cincinnati plays at Houston – the only remaining matchup between the three teams – on Sunday.

Tulane scored 24 points in the second half, a season low for the team.

Teshaun Hightower had 19 points for the Green Wave (12-16, 4-12). K.J. Lawson added 10 points. Jordan Walker had 10 points.

The Golden Hurricane improve to 2-0 against the Green Wave this season. Tulsa defeated Tulane 67-54 on Jan. 18. Tulsa plays Central Florida at home on Saturday. Tulane takes on Memphis at home on Saturday.

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