Scores

Final

New Orleans 79

(2-3, 0-1 away)

Nicholls State 92

(1-2, 1-0 home)

7:30 PM ET, November 26, 2012

David R. Stopher Gym, Thibodaux, Louisiana

1 2 T
UNO 31 4879
NICH 47 4592

Top Performers

New Orleans: R. Nelson 13 Pts, 1 Reb, 9 Ast, 1 Stl

Nicholls State: F. Hunter 22 Pts, 5 Reb, 1 Ast, 4 Stl

Nicholls 92, New Orleans 79

Associated Press

THIBODAUX, La. -- 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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Team Stat Comparison

 
UNO
NICH
Points 79 92
FG Made-Attempted 29-56 (.518) 29-48 (.604)
3P Made-Attempted 4-8 (.500) 6-12 (.500)
FT Made-Attempted 17-25 (.680) 28-37 (.757)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 29 (0/0) 21 (0/0)
Largest Lead 0 24

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