GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Island (AP)Kevin Cross’ 22 points – 16 of which were in the second half – helped Tulane defeat Rhode Island 78-75 on Tuesday night.

Brayon Freeman missed a 3-pointer with three seconds for a chance to tie for the Rams.

Cross also contributed seven assists for the Green Wave (4-1). Jaylen Forbes shot 6 for 13, including 4 for 8 from beyond the arc to add 17 points. Collin Holloway shot 4 of 6 from the field and 6 for 7 from the line to finish with 14 points.

Ishmael Leggett led the Rams (1-4) in scoring, finishing with 34 points and four assists. Brayon Freeman added 18 points and four assists for Rhode Island. In addition, Brandon Weston finished with nine points.

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