EL PASO, Texas -- D'Andre Wright scored 25 points to help Tulsa secure a 74-70 victory over UTEP on Saturday night.
Tulsa (13-11, 5-5 Conference USA) also got 13 points from Kauri Black and 12 points from Rashad Jay.
Wright had eight rebounds, Shaquille Harrison had eight assists and Black had three steals.
Tulsa had a 44-21 scoring advantage off the bench and 34-24 edge in the paint.
Konner Tucker led four men in double figures for UTEP (13-9, 6-3) with 17 points, including three 3-point baskets.
NCAA title game hero Kris Jenkins said he will withdraw his name from the NBA draft and return to Villanova for his senior season.
Andy Katz breaks down the likelihood of Villanova, Syracuse, North Carolina or Oklahoma making a run to the Final Four next season.
Florida State has announced that Xavier Rathan-Mayes will return to the court for his junior season. The 6-foot-4 guard declared for the NBA draft last month but did not hire an agent.
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