STORRS, Conn. (AP) Tyler Polley had 19 points and a career high 11 rebounds to lead UConn to a 67-61 win over Tulane Wednesday night, giving the Huskies their first conference win this season.
Christian Vital (14 points), Alterique Gilbert (11) and Josh Carlton (10), also reached double figures for the Huskies (10-5, 1-2 American), who snapped a two-game losing streak.
Connecticut dominated underneath, outrebounding Tulane 46-29 and scoring 19 second-chance points.
Teshaun Hightower had 17 points and K.J. Lawson added 16 for Tulane, which has lost four of its last five games.
UConn led by seven points at halftime and began the second half with a 10-4 run to give the Huskies their largest lead of the game at 46-33.
Tulane cut the deficit back to three with a run capped by a layup from Hightower, but the Green Wave never led in the second half. >> Read More
Copyright 2020 by the Associated Press