Jan. 21, 2009
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Daniel Puckett scored 22 points to lead Tulane past Tulsa 76-75 on Wednesday night.
Ben Uzoh's jumper with 2:46 remaining in the game tied the score at 70, but Robinson Louisme's jumper regained the lead for the Green Wave (8-10, 2-3 Conference USA) with 2:13 left on the game clock.
Tulsa (12-7, 2-2) had one final chance at the end of the game, trailing 76-73. But Ray Reese's 3-point attempt with 2 seconds left was off target, and Justin Hurtt's layup at the buzzer wasn't enough for Tulsa.
Uzoh led Tulsa with 25 points on 11-of-13 shooting. Jerome Jordan added 14 points and nine rebounds.
Louisme scored 13 points for the Green Wave.