Christian Vital hit a late 3-pointer and waved goodbye to the crowd.

On a night in which the University of Tulsa bid farewell to departing American Athletic Conference opponent UConn, the Huskies prevailed 72-56 for their first win at the Reynolds Center in their sixth and final trip.

“Huge credit to our team, coming on the road and beating a team of this caliber, one of the best teams in our conference and clearly a team that’s going to be battling for an NCAA bid through the end of the season,” UConn coach Dan Hurley said.

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Ian has worked for the Tulsa World since 2015 as a staff photographer. He graduated from Western Kentucky University with a degree in photojournalism. His work has been featured in the New York Times, LA Times and by The Associated Press.