TULSA, Okla. (AP) DaQuan Jeffries scored 19 points, Martins Igbanu added 18 and Tulsa edged Division I-newcomer California Baptist 82-79 on Friday.
Jeffries made two clutch free throws with 39 seconds left for a three-point lead. Milan Acquaah missed a 3-pointer at the other end and fouled Sterling Taplin, who was off on two free throws. Acquaah went 0 for 2 at the line and Tulsa ran out the clock.
Elijah Joiner chipped in with 10 points for Tulsa (3-0), which made 30 of 40 free throws.