GREENVILLE, S.C. -- Justin Hurtt scored 34 points and Tulsa snapped a four-game losing streak with an 85-73 win over East Carolina on Saturday night.
Hurtt made 7 of 11 3-pointers and was 11 of 16 from the field. The Golden Hurricane (20-9, 9-5 Conference USA) shot 53.7 percent (29 of 54) from the field, including 52.6 percent (10 of 19) from 3-point range.
Tulsa never trailed and built its biggest lead at 69-53 with 7:16 remaining after a free throw by Bryson Pope. The lead stayed in double figures the rest of the game.
Both teams committed 13 turnovers, but Tulsa outscored East Carolina 20-9 on points off turnovers.