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Tulane avenges USF’s only conference win

Published February 24, 2018
Updated February 24, 2018

TAMPA — Samir Sehic had 17 points and seven rebounds off the bench and Melvin Frazier added 16 points and five assists to lead Tulane over USF 79-68 on Saturday to snap a six-game losing streak.

Caleb Daniels added 13 points and Jordan Cornish 11 with seven rebounds and five assists for the Green Wave (14-14, 5-11 American Athletic Conference), which shot 57 percent in the first half in taking a 41-28 lead.

David Collins scored 17 , Stephan Jiggetts 14, Isaiah Manderson 12 and Payton Banks 10 for the Bulls (8-21, 1-15), whose only conference win came at Tulane, 80-75 on Jan. 25. The Bulls have lost eight straight since.

An 11-2 run with five points from Sehic and four from Daniels gave Tulane a 24-point lead with 13 minutes left. The Bulls were able to get only as close as nine in the final minute.

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