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Igbanu scores 15, Tulsa controls boards, beats Tulane 65-56



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NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Martins Igbanu and Sterling Taplin each scored 15 points as Tulsa pounded the boards and defeated Tulane 65-56 on Sunday.

The win is the first American Athletic Conference road victory for Tulsa (9-5, 2-0) since Feb. 21, 2016, and ended a streak of 10 road losses in conference play.

The Golden Hurricane pulled down 52 rebounds, 36 off the defensive glass, outrebounding Tulane 52-30. Control of the boards helped Tulsa outscore the Green Wave 30-20 in the paint and 10-1 on second-chance points.

Junior Etou scored 14 points and Curran Scott 11 for Tulsa. Igbanu pulled down nine rebounds as seven players grabbed at least four boards.

Cameron Reynolds scored 15 points and Melvin Frazier 11 to lead Tulane (10-4, 1-1) which was held to 36 percent shooting (21 of 59) and made seven 3-pointers in 21 tries (26 percent).

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