Davis scores 26 as No. 9 Houston beats Tulane 85-50

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NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Corey Davis Jr. made eight 3-pointers and scored 26 points to help No. 9 Houston beat Tulane 85-50 on Sunday for its 10th consecutive victory.

Davis and Armoni Brooks led the way as Houston went 17 for 34 from beyond the arc. Brooks made six 3s on his way to 24 points.

The Cougars (25-1, 12-1 American Athletic) opened the game with a 22-5 run. The Green Wave twice got within eight points early in the second half, but Davis made three 3-pointers during a 17-0 run that put the Cougars in command with a 58-33 lead.

Tulane (4-20, 0-12) dropped its 14th consecutive game in the program's longest losing streak in 55 years. They have six more chances to avoid the first winless conference season in school history.

Caleb Daniels scored 13 points for the Green Wave, and Samir Sehic had 12.


Houston: Brison Gresham grabbed nine rebounds to help the Cougars to a 43-25 advantage on the glass.

Tulane: The Green Wave shot 32.1 percent (18 for 56) from the field.


Houston hosts USF on Saturday, seeking a sweep of the season series after beating the Bulls 69-60 on Jan. 19 in Tampa.

Tulane visits Memphis on Wednesday. The Green Wave lost to the Tigers 83-79 on Jan. 13 in New Orleans.

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