Walker leads Tulane over Tulsa 77-70 in AAC tourney
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FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) Jordan Walker tied a career-high with 24 points as Tulane got past Tulsa 77-70 in the American Athletic Conference tournament first round on Thursday.
Tulane advances to face second-seeded Houston on Friday.
Jaylen Forbes added 22 points and R.J. McGee had 15 points and seven rebounds for Tulane (10-12).
Brandon Rachal had 21 points and 13 rebounds for the Golden Hurricane (11-12). Elijah Joiner added 16 points and 12 assists, and Keyshawn Embery-Simpson had 12 points.
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Updated March 11, 2021