Scores

Final

San Jose State 68

(0-1, 0-1 away)

New Orleans 72

(1-0, 1-0 home)

9:00 PM ET, November 9, 2012

Lakefront Arena, New Orleans, Louisiana

1 2 T
SJSU 30 3868
UNO 25 4772

Top Performers

San Jose State: J. Kinney 23 Pts, 5 Reb, 3 Ast, 3 Stl

New Orleans: L. Cook 20 Pts, 2 Reb, 1 Stl

New Orleans 72, San Jose St. 68

Associated Press

NEW ORLEANS -- 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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Team Stat Comparison

 
SJSU
UNO
Points 68 72
FG Made-Attempted 29-56 (.518) 27-54 (.500)
3P Made-Attempted 3-11 (.273) 1-7 (.143)
FT Made-Attempted 7-17 (.412) 17-24 (.708)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 23 (0/0) 17 (0/0)
Largest Lead 11 4

2012-13 Season

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