Corey Henderson Jr. added 15 points for the Golden Hurricane (6-4), who led by one point when Artison hit from long range to put Tulsa up 72-68 with 53 seconds left. Henderson hit 3 of 4 free throws and Jaleel Wheeler put the game out of reach with a pair of free throws with 10 seconds remaining.
Gary Blackston scored 21 on 8-of-12 shooting for the Panthers (2-8), but he and fellow starters Dennis Jones and Zachary Hamilton all fouled out down the stretch. Jones finished with 12 points and seven assists, while Hamilton totaled 11 points and five rebounds. JD Wallace contributed a double-double -- 12 points, 10 boards -- for Prairie View A&M.
Tulsa had a distinct advantage at the free-throw line, connecting on 25 of 32 (78 percent). The Panthers, who came in shooting just 64 percent from the foul-line, made 11 of 15 (73 percent).
Morant drops 40-point double-double in win vs. SIU-Edwardsville
Ja Morant shows up big time for Murray State by putting up 40 points and 11 assists to lead a 82-72 victory over SIU-Edwardsville.
Morant dominates during monster performance
Ja Morant carries Murray State to a win while becoming the first D-I player in the last 20 seasons with 40 points, 10 dimes & 5 steals in a regulation game.
Troy buries long 3 to stun Georgia State
Troy capped a late-game flurry with a long 3-pointer to win on their home floor.