(WVUE) - Tulane baseball dropped the series finale at No. 12 Houston, Sunday, 12-2, in seven innings.
It was the first American Athletic Conference series loss this season for the Green Wave (20-21, 8-4 American), which is now tied for first place in the league with the Cougars (27-12, 8-4 American).
Houston scored nine runs in the first inning, and scored a run in the fifth and two in the seventh. Kody Hoese drove in Jarret DeHart with a single in the fourth inning, and Hunter Williams homered to start the sixth.
Ross Massey (0-6) started and took the loss for Tulane, while Houston starter John King (5-1) earned the win.
The Green Wave plays host to LSU at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Greer Field at Turchin Stadium.