HOUSTON -- Scottie Haralson scored 19 points off five 3-pointers and grabbed seven rebounds to lead Tulsa past Houston 87-72 on Wednesday night.
Tulsa (12-8, 4-2 C-USA) led by as many as 22 in the second half and hit 12 3-pointers in the contest while shooting 50.8 percent from the field overall and dishing out 20 assists.
The Hurricane turned 14 Houston turnovers into 19 points. Houston was 5 for 20 from beyond the arc but was 23 of 28 from the free-throw line.
The second annual Gavitt Tipoff Games, eight games between members of the Big East and Big Ten to be played Nov. 14-18, will feature Villanova at Purdue in the opener.
Michael Lewis is leaving his assistant coaching job at Butler to take the same position at Nebraska under Tim Miles.
College basketball fans should be excited about next season's Jimmy V Classic, an event that will feature Duke's heralded freshman class.