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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Scoreboard
San Jose State (0-1)303868
New Orleans (1-0) «254772

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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
Nevada6-017-317
Boise St.6-116-331
Fresno St.4-314-6120
New Mexico4-39-11165
San Diego St3-311-6101
Colorado St.3-410-10141
Utah St.3-410-10163
UNLV2-313-5176
Wyoming2-311-786
Air Force2-48-10237
San Jose St.0-73-15307

Southland
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Nicholls St.6-112-8211
SF Austin5-116-3113
Sam Houston5-111-8248
SE Louisiana5-111-8192
New Orleans5-28-10218
Abil Chr.4-312-8246
C. Arkansas4-310-10259
Lamar3-311-8276
McNeese St.3-36-10315
Texas A&M-CC1-54-12347
Incarn Word0-65-11342
Hou. Baptist0-64-15339
Nwestern St.0-63-14334
 
Other games
LEHI 77 Final
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
SLIP 62 Final
MICH 100
MD 69 Final
UK 72
SOUT 65 Final
GONZ 103
GTOWN 23 Canc.
FLA 27
IAST 59 Final
UCLA 86