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).
Wilbon, Kornheiser call a basketball game for their alma maters
Michael Wilbon, who went to Northwestern, and Tony Kornheiser, who went to Binghamton, call a game that saw their alma maters faceoff.
LSU, Mississippi State enter top 16
The Ducks and Orange left Madison Square Garden out of the Power Rankings, which opened the door for two SEC teams to climb in.
No. 6 Nevada dominates Little Rock, 87-59
Caleb Martin scored 19 points, Jordan Caroline had 17 points and 12 rebounds, and No. 6 Nevada beat Little Rock 87-59 on Friday night.