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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% 
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TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
San Diego St12-322-623
Boise St.11-421-741
Colorado St.11-524-526
Wyoming10-521-796
Utah St.10-517-10148
Fresno St.8-712-15192
UNLV6-915-13102
New Mexico6-1014-14158
Air Force6-1013-14244
Nevada4-118-19301
San Jose St.0-152-25334

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Incarn Word9-517-7144
Lamar8-714-13229
Hou. Baptist6-811-13292
SE Louisiana6-89-18304
McNeese St.5-1011-15280
New Orleans4-108-15323
Nicholls St.4-107-17325
Abilene Christian3-119-18320
C. Arkansas1-131-24349
 
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