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Alcorn State vs New Orleans

New Orleans 63, Alcorn St. 56

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NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Antonio Wertz scored 17 points to lead New Orleans over Alcorn State 63-56 on Sunday in the Hoops for Hope Classic.

With the game tied 7-7, the Privateers (4-4) exploded for a 24-3 run, capped by Brandon Knight's jumper for a 31-10 lead with 5:09 left in the first half.

The Braves, who had five turnovers during the run, went without a field goal from the 14:35 mark in the first half until 4:34 remained until halftime.

New Orleans, which shot 43.9 percent from the field (29 of 66), held Alcorn State (1-4) to 35.5 percent shooting (22 of 62). The Braves managed just 20 percent from 3-point range (2 of 10).

New Orleans turned it over just eight times and tallied 13 assists as 12 players saw action.

Chris Brand had 10 points and 10 rebounds for the Braves, and Twann Oakley had 16 points.

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Alcorn State Braves
C. Brand, F305-110-0100310
I. Francis, F191-51-22123
T. Oakley, G335-114-460416
J. Moore, G262-41-21305
K. McDonald, G174-130-05218
J. Hawkins290-62-20202
K. Sullivan244-92-4111210
X. Rimmer121-10-00102
M. Sanders60-10-00000
M. Starks40-10-02010
Totals 22-6210-1441101356
 35.5%71.4% 
New Orleans Privateers
L. Cook, F274-101-34009
A. Wertz, F278-111-180017
B. Knight, G292-60-03424
M. Banchy, G282-30-03216
D. Williams, G263-90-01407
R. Nelson174-100-13338
A. Peterson174-110-24008
B. Canady90-10-03010
L. Harmon81-30-12042
A. Holmes71-20-02002
G. Varmall30-00-01000
C. Costanza20-00-00010
Totals 29-662-841131263
 43.9%25% 
SWAC
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Texas So.16-222-13118
Alabama St.14-419-10257
Southern U.13-518-17229
Prairie View12-615-18260
Ark.-PB9-912-20302
Jackson St.9-911-21322
Alabama A&M8-109-20330
Miss. Val.5-136-26345
Alcorn St.4-146-26348
Grambling0-182-27351

Southland
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
SF Austin17-129-533
Sam Houston15-326-982
Nwestern St.13-519-13161
Texas A&M-CC13-520-14210
Incarn Word10-818-11160
Lamar9-915-15219
McNeese St.8-1015-16279
Hou. Baptist7-1112-16286
Nicholls St.7-1110-19321
New Orleans6-1211-18326
SE Louisiana6-129-23329
Abilene Christian4-1410-21325
C. Arkansas2-162-27349
 
Other games
N Texas 59 Final
Miss St 82
BING 59 Final
Missouri 88
R Morris 71 Final
PITT 81
VCU 64 Final
Alabama 72