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Abilene Christian rallies to beat New Orleans 68-58

ABILENE, Texas (AP) Payten Ricks scored 14 points, B.J. Maxwell added 13 with three 3-pointers and Abilene Christian rallied to beat New Orleans 68-58 in Wednesday night's Southland Conference opener to win its third straight.

Trailing 33-26 at halftime after being held to 35-percent shooting, the Wildcats went on an 11-2 run and Hayden Farquhar's layup tied it at 46. Maxwell made a go-ahead 3 and the Wildcats scored 13 straight for a 59-48 lead with 7:23 to go and the Privateers got no closer than six from there.

Jalone Friday also scored 13 points and Jaylen Franklin had 10 with eight boards for the Wildcats (12-2), who scored 29 points off of 19 New Orleans' turnovers and held the Privateers to 38-percent shooting in the second half.

Scott Plaisance scored a career-high 18 points and grabbed seven rebounds and Ezekiel Charles added 14 points for New Orleans (5-7), which has lost three straight.

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Key Players
Min. Per Game
Pts. Per Game
Ast. Per Game
Reb. Per Game
Field Goal %
Three Point %
Free Throw %
Team Stats
Points 0 0
Field Goals 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
3-Pointers 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
Free Throws 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
Total Rebounds 0 0
Offensive 0 0
Defensive 0 0
Team 0 0
Assists 0 0
Steals 0 0
Blocks 0 0
Turnovers 0 0
Fouls 0 0
Technicals 0 0
12T
away team logo New Orleans 5-7 332558
home team logo Abil Christian 12-2 264268
Team Stats
away team logo New Orleans 5-7 72.2 PPG 39.6 RPG 15.1 APG
home team logo Abil Christian 12-2 73.6 PPG 35.1 RPG 15.4 APG
Key Players
33
E. Charles 12.9 PPG 6.0 RPG 1.7 APG 45.2 FG%
1
J. Lewis 13.8 PPG 6.1 RPG 2.7 APG 46.6 FG%
Top Scorers
PTS REB AST
PTS REB AST
0 FG% 0
0 3PT FG% 0
0 FT% 0
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Bench
Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Bench
Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB