On Saturday, January 12th, Tulane lost to Southern Methodist 59-53 in overtime. The Green Wave got a game-high 24 points and three rebounds from Ricky Tarrant. Josh Davis played his way to a double-double with 15 points and 11 rebounds. Nick Russell got a team-high 13 points and seven assists for the Mustangs. Tulane (12-5, 0-2 C-USA) welcomes Tulsa (9-6, 1-1 C-USA) on Saturday, January 19th.
Tulane Game Notes
- Tulane started 12-5 during the 2011, 2010, and 1996 seasons (since 1996).
- Tulane has played in 1 overtime game this season. Over the last 5 seasons, the Green Wave have played in 9 overtime games with a record of 3-6.
- The Green Wave have been unlucky 2 times this season in games decided by 5 or fewer points. Since 2007, Tulane has lost 28 close games.
- Tulane has lost 80% of the time this season (1-4) after recording 6 or fewer assists.
- When the opposition shoots a three-point percentage of 42.9% or better this season, Tulane has lost 100% of the time (0-3).
- When the opposition shoots a field goal percentage of 46.8% or better this season, Tulane has lost 83% of the time (1-5).
- The Green Wave set a season high for turnovers.
- The last time Tulane recorded at least 21 turnovers was Feb 14, 2009 against Houston.
- Tulane set season lows for three-pointers and three-point percentage.
- The Green Wave have recorded more free throws made than their opponents for the past 4 games.
- Ricky Tarrant accounted for 45.2% of the team's points.
- Josh Davis accounted for 33.3% of the team's rebounds.
- Ricky Tarrant has led the team in scoring in 7 out of 17 games this season.
- Josh Davis has led the team in rebounding in 15 out of 17 games this season.
- Josh Davis recorded the 25th double-digit rebound game of his career.
- Josh Davis recorded a double-double. It was his 9th this season and 21st of his career.
- This marks the 13th 20-point game of Ricky Tarrant's career.
- Ricky Tarrant has 3 straight double-digit point games.
- Ricky Tarrant had a career high with 11 free throws made.
Southern Methodist Game Notes
- The Mustangs won this one, but have lost 2 times this season in games decided by 5 or fewer points. Since 2007, Southern Methodist has lost 32 close games.
- Nick Russell has led the team in scoring 8 times in 18 games this season.
- Nick Russell has 4 straight double-digit point games.
- Jalen Jones has 3 straight double-digit point games.
- This was the 4th foul out of the season for Jalen Jones.
- Jalen Jones set a career high with 4 steals.
- Shawn Williams set a career high with a 100% three-point percentage.