Scores

Final 3OT

N.J.I.T. 94

(9-10, 2-7 away)

New Orleans 96

(5-12, 5-3 home)

    8:00 PM ET, January 21, 2013

    Lakefront Arena, New Orleans, Louisiana

    1 2 OT 2OT 3OT T
    NJIT 22 46 10 11 594
    UNO 27 41 10 11 796

    Top Performers

    N.J.I.T.: R. Woods 24 Pts, 8 Reb, 3 Ast, 3 Stl, 1 Blk

    New Orleans: L. Cook 32 Pts, 6 Reb, 1 Stl

    New Orleans 96, NJIT 94

    Associated Press

    NEW ORLEANS -- Isaac Mack hit a jumper with 2.6 seconds remaining as New Orleans topped the New Jersey Institute of Technology 96-94 in triple overtime Monday night.

    Lovell Cook added a career-high 32 points on 12-of-22 shooting for the Privateers (5-12), including three free throws in the final 11 seconds of regulation to force overtime.

    NJIT (9-10) took a 94-92 advantage with 2:30 left in the third overtime, but Cook hit a jumper with 54 seconds remaining to tie it. Mack then knocked down his jump shot for the decisive 2-point edge.

    Mack finished with seven points.

    The teams exchanged the lead three times in the first overtime, with Cook hitting a jumper with 2 seconds remaining for a 78-78 tie.

    New Orleans led by three points late in the second overtime until Ryan Woods' 3-pointer tied it 89-89 with 33 seconds remaining.

    Woods led the Highlanders with 24 points.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    NJIT
    UNO
    Points 94 96
    FG Made-Attempted 29-63 (.460) 34-74 (.459)
    3P Made-Attempted 8-20 (.400) 5-18 (.278)
    FT Made-Attempted 28-45 (.622) 23-34 (.676)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 27 (0/0) 30 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 6 10

    2012-13 Season

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