New Orleans vs Nicholls State

Nicholls 92, New Orleans 79


THIBODAUX, La. (AP) - Fred Hunter scored 15 of his 22 points in the first half, when Nicholls State shot 75 percent on the way to a 92-79 victory over New Orleans on Monday night.

The Colonels (1-2), who hadn't played since Nov. 16, showed no signs of rust while making 15 of 20 first-half shots, including 6 of 8 from 3-point range, to lead 47-31.

Hunter made all four of his shots in the half, along with 7 of 8 free throws.

JaMarkus Horace added 17 points for Nicholls State, with 15 coming in the second half, when the Privateers (2-3) got no closer than 10 points.

Lovell Cook scored 15 points and Rarlensee Nelson had 13 points and nine assists for New Orleans, which currently plays as a Division I independent but will join Nicholls State next season in the Southland Conference.

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New Orleans Privateers
L. Cook, F307-131-241215
E. Denard, F143-30-05146
C. Blake, G312-53-45147
R. Nelson, G254-105-619413
T. McPhearson, G203-82-42059
C. Dixon, F202-44-61148
I. Mack, G170-20-01020
M. Banchy, G152-20-00005
E. Ganapamo, G-F153-42-300110
K. Hill, F133-50-03036
M. County, G00-00-00000
M. Parker, F00-00-00000
Total 29-5617-2525132979
Nicholls State Colonels
S. McBeath, F303-63-554311
L. Prest, F202-40-03056
S. Rillieux, G333-56-605213
T. Carpenter, G283-44-411411
F. Hunter, G257-128-1051122
P. Maciel, G200-11-20311
J. Horace157-113-440117
S. Bailey, G-F140-11-21021
J. Smith, G133-32-23118
T. Julien, F21-10-21012
Total 29-4828-3731152192
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Abil Chr.8-1013-18321
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Nicholls St.6-1211-23313
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