NEW ORLEANS (AP) -Jordan Callahan scored 21 points and Tulane withstood a huge second-half rally to beat Houston 79-76 on Saturday night in both teams' regular-season finale.
Asim McQueen added 20 points, and Kendall Timmons had 13 points and 11 rebounds for the Green Wave (8-21, 3-13 Conference USA), who snapped a seven-game losing streak.
The Green Wave saw a 17-point lead with 17:03 to play vanish over the next 12 minutes. A jumper by Aubrey Coleman gave the Cougars a 67-66 lead with 4:46 to play.
The score was tied four times over the next three minutes before Tulane went on a 5-0 run to put the game on ice at 77-72 with 13 seconds remaining. The Green Wave made 5 of 6 free throw attempts in the final 21 seconds to preserve the win.
Coleman scored 38 points and Kelvin Lewis added 14 for the Cougars (15-15, 7-9), who had won their previous four games against Tulane.
Copyright 2017 by STATS LLC and Associated Press.
Any commercial use or distribution without the express written
consent of STATS LLC and Associated Press is strictly prohibited.