Tarrant was 6 for 8 on 3-point attempts, 9 for 13 overall and 6 for 7 at the free-throw line for the Green Wave (18-9, 6-6 Conference USA), who have won four of their past five games.
Tulane never trailed, scoring 12 straight points in the early going to take a 20-5 lead. The Owls got within 11 by halftime and made it a seven-point game when Julian DeBose hit a 3-pointer with 14:31 remaining. But Tarrant made three free throws after being fouled on a 3-point attempt, then came back with a made 3-pointer on the next possession to make it 52-39 and the lead stayed in double digits the rest of the way.
Kapita was the top-rated recruit from West Virginia in the class of 2015 and recently played at DME Academy in Florida.
With the Suns drafting Tyler Ulis, they now have five guards on their roster who attended Kentucky.
NBA fans will be looking forward to their newest players making plays like this next season.
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