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Houston vs Tulane Final: 71-50 - Recap

Houston cruised to victory on Saturday, running Tulane out of the gym and running up a 71-50 score at Fertitta Center.

Bettors who backed Houston were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as a favorite of -17.0 at sportsbooks.

Houston got 28 points from Marcus Sasser and another 14 points from Quentin Grimes. Tramon Mark contributed 3 assists, while Justin Gorham cleaned the glass with 11 rebounds.

Tulane got a 13-point performance from Jordan Walker, who was supported by 11 points from Jaylen Forbes. Gabe Watson had 3 assists in a losing cause for Tulane, while Tylan Pope grabbed 6 rebounds.

Houston led at halftime, $HalfScore.

Houston won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 47-21.

Houston heads into a battle against South Florida. Tulane, meanwhile, will have their next action against Cincinnati.