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Tulane falls in AAC opener 66-60.

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Tulane's season came to an end in a 66-60 defeat to seventh-seeded Tulsa in the first round of the 2017 American Athletic Conference Championship on Thursday.

Cameron Reynolds led four Tulane (6-25, 3-15 AAC) players in double-figures with a game-high 17 points to go with eight rebounds and a career-high three blocks, as Melvin Frazier added 13 points and Malik Morgan scored 10 points. Blake Paul contributed 11 points and seven boards off the bench while going 9-for-10 at the free throw line.

Pat Birt led Tulsa (15-16, 8-10 AAC) with 15 points, while Corey Henderson chipped in 12 points and five rebounds off the bench. Sterlin Taplin added 10 points four assists and two steals.

Tulane owned a 19-11 advantage in points off turnovers and a 13-7 edge on second chances, but was outscored, 25-15, off the bench.

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