Martins Igbanu had 16 points and seven rebounds for Tulsa (15-10, 5-7 American Athletic Conference), which snapped its five-game road losing streak. DaQuan Jeffries added 16 points. Curran Scott had 12 points for the visiting team.
The Green Wave's 27.6 field goal percentage represented the worst mark by a Tulsa opponent this season. Tulane had 13 assists on 16 made baskets. The Green Wave made only nine two-point baskets.
There were only 17 turunovers — six by Tulsa and 11 by Tulane.
Tulsa plays East Carolina on the road on Sunday. Tulane faces Houston at home on Sunday.