HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) Martins Igbanu scored a career-high 28 points and Tulsa held off UConn 79-75 in overtime Sunday to pick up its fifth straight win.
Darien Jackson and Brandon Rachal each added 14 points for the Golden Hurricane (14-7, 6-1 American), who were picked to finish 10th in the American Athletic Conference but are currently in first place.
Freshman James Bouknight had 16 points for the Huskies (10-9, 1-5) who have lost four straight and six of seven.
Tulsa led by five points at halftime and were up 41-32 after a layup from Jackson early in the second half.
But UConn responded with a trapping press on defense and went on a 12-0 run, highlighted by Sidney Wilson's drive through contact that gave the Huskies the lead. >> Read More
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