White, No. 6 Houston win 11th straight 73-62 over Tulane

HOUSTON (AP) — Fabian White Jr. scored 16 of his career high-tying 21 points in the first half and No. 6 Houston beat Tulane 73-62 on Wednesday night for its 11th straight victory. White, a fifth-year graduate senior, also surpassed 1,000 points in his career at Houston (19-2, 8-0 American) and finished with eight rebounds. Josh Carlton added 14 points, nine rebounds and three blocks despite being in foul trouble throughout the game.  Houston shot 46% but made 8 of 31 on 3-pointers. The Cougars won their 37th straight home game — the second longest streak in the nation behind Gonzaga. Kevin Cross had 17 points and six rebounds for Tulane (9-10, 6-4).

Ben Scharnberg