Scores

Final

Jackson State 65

(2-7, 2-5 away)

Tulane 70

(5-5, 4-4 home)

3:00 PM ET, December 7, 2013

Devlin FIeldhouse, New Orleans, Louisiana

1 2 T
JKST 35 3065
TULN 38 3270

Top Performers

Jackson State: J. Nobles 23 Pts, 3 Reb, 4 Ast, 1 Stl

Tulane: J. Hook 31 Pts, 5 Reb, 1 Stl

Tulane holds off Jackson State 70-65

Associated Press

NEW ORLEANS -- Jay Hook poured in 31 points on 10 of 16 shooting to pace Tulane over Jackson State 70-65 on Saturday.

Tulane (5-5) got 16 points from Jonathan Stark and 11 points from Louis Dabney, while Trevante Drye grabbed 10 boards.

Jackson State (2-7) was led by Julysses Nobles with 23 points. Brandon West and Javeres Brent both chipped in with 14 points.

The Wave build an 11-point lead with 3:54 left in the first half on Hook's long 3-pointer and subsequent layup. But an 11-3 run by Jackson State closed the gap to three points at the half.

Tulane pushed its lead to 12 after a Hook trey and a pair of made free throws by Payton Henson, but the Tigers roared back to take the lead at 60-59 with 3:16 left on a Nobles free throw.

Tulane then made 9 of 12 free throws to ice it.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
JKST
TULN
Points 65 70
FG Made-Attempted 20-50 (.400) 20-48 (.417)
3P Made-Attempted 6-16 (.375) 11-25 (.440)
FT Made-Attempted 19-24 (.792) 19-27 (.704)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 22 (0/0) 16 (0/0)

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