San Jose State vs New Orleans

New Orleans 72, San Jose St. 68

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NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Cory Dixon's layup with 15.3 seconds left lifted New Orleans to a 72-68 victory over San Jose State on Friday night in each team's opener.

Trailing by 12 points with 6:39 to go in the first half, the Privateers took their first lead on Rarlensee Nelson's free throw with 6:30 left in the game.

Lovell Cook scored 12 of his team-high 20 points in the second half as the Privateers shot 66.7 percent from the field, compared to 33.3 percent in the first half. Nelson scored 12 points.

Facing a four-point deficit following a 3-pointer by San Jose State's `s D.J. Brown with 2:40 left, Nelson completed an 8-for-8 night at the line with two free throws. The Spartans scored with 1:22 remaining for their final points.

Cook dunked with 48 seconds left before the Spartans' missed jumper led to Dixon's play.

The Spartans' James Kinney scored 23 points.

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San Jose State Spartans
C. Cunningham, F222-30-07154
A. Brown, C234-51-72049
J. Kinney, G3710-163-653023
D. Brown, G342-72-23148
C. Jones, G102-40-03314
S. Smith263-61-26237
L. Pennington236-100-020313
X. Jones130-40-02110
D. Andoh60-00-00000
J. Williams60-10-01020
Totals 29-567-1734112368
 51.8%41.2% 
New Orleans Privateers
L. Cook, F2910-160-230120
E. Denard, F121-40-01042
R. Nelson, G282-48-816112
C. Blake, G231-40-04122
T. McPhearson, G202-41-32235
C. Dixon266-121-430313
M. Banchy202-23-31018
D. Williams150-10-01610
I. Mack133-50-04006
K. Hill100-14-42014
E. Ganapamo40-10-01000
Totals 27-5417-2428151772
 50%70.8% 
Mountain West
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Nevada4-115-346
Boise St.4-111-554
Colorado St.3-211-7135
Fresno St.3-311-7153
New Mexico3-310-8137
Wyoming2-312-696
San Diego St2-310-7123
San Jose St.2-39-7172
Air Force2-39-9201
UNLV2-39-9197
Utah St.2-49-9184

Southland
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
New Orleans4-19-7125
Sam Houston4-213-6143
SE Louisiana4-211-8262
Lamar3-211-7264
SF Austin3-28-9291
C. Arkansas3-24-14244
Hou. Baptist3-37-9203
Texas A&M-CC2-39-7211
Nicholls St.2-39-9134
McNeese St.2-35-11249
Abil Chr.2-48-9340
Incarn Word2-47-10316
Nwestern St.1-47-9321
 
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BAYL 99
MIST 62 Final
UCONN 66
USA 76 Final
FSU 71
UMOH 59 Final
NCST 97
GAST 55 Final
DUKE 74
OHST 0 Canc.
MU 0
GWEB 59 Final
UNC 76
BRY 54 Final
IND 97
SEMO 55 Final
KAN 74
UNT 51 Final
CREI 71
NULL 62 Final
MICH 100
MD 69 Final
UK 72
SOUT 65 Final
GONZ 103
GTOWN 23 Canc.
FLA 27
IAST 59 Final
UCLA 86