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Tulane's Big Second Half Fuels Comeback

New Orleans, LA (Sports Network) – Kendall Timmons poured in 25 points to lift the Tulane Green Wave over the Houston Cougars, 80-77, in a Conference USA battle.

Jordan Callahan added 21 points and 12 assists for Tulane (13-15, 3-12 C-USA), which received 10 points from Kevin Thomas.

Maurice McNeil posted 21 points in the heart-breaking loss for Houston (12-16, 4-10), which received 20 points from Zamal Nixon and 13 points from Kirk Van Slyke.

Houston led 34-29 at halftime after shooting 50 percent from the floor in the first half.

The Cougars led 52-51 with 9:15 remaining in the clash, but the Green Wave went on an 11-2 run and never trailed again.

Houston turned the ball over 23 times, overshadowing the team’s 54.7 percent shooting from the floor.

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