San Jose State vs New Orleans

New Orleans 72, San Jose St. 68


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
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
Mountain West
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Colorado St.13-421-980
Boise St.11-618-1059
Fresno St.10-718-1199
New Mexico9-816-1385
San Diego St8-816-12100
San Jose St.7-914-13169
Utah St.7-1013-15176
Air Force4-1211-18256

TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
New Orleans12-417-10171
Texas A&M-CC11-518-9153
SF Austin11-516-12202
Hou. Baptist10-615-12181
Sam Houston9-718-11193
SE Louisiana8-915-15262
Nicholls St.7-914-15241
Abil Chr.7-913-14265
C. Arkansas7-108-22285
Incarn Word6-1011-16314
Nwestern St.5-1111-16321
McNeese St.4-127-20310
Other games
LEHI 77 Final
MIST 62 Final
USA 76 Final
FSU 71
UMOH 59 Final
GAST 55 Final
OHST 0 Canc.
MU 0
GWEB 59 Final
UNC 76
BRY 54 Final
IND 97
SEMO 55 Final
KAN 74
UNT 51 Final
NULL 62 Final
MICH 100
MD 69 Final
UK 72
SOUT 65 Final
GONZ 103
GTOWN 23 Canc.
FLA 27
IAST 59 Final