PITTSBURGH -- Sean Johnson scored 21 points, grabbed six boards and recorded five assist to lead Duquesne past New Orleans 88-70 Saturday night.
Trailing 8-4 early in the first half, Duquesne went on a 23-9 run to take a double digit lead with 10 minutes to play in the period. Colter sparked the run with a 3-pointer, followed by a layup. Colter led Duquesne with 11 points in the first half, helping the Dukes take a 53-39 lead into halftime.
New Orleans (2-5) got as close as four in the second half when Corey Dixon's jumper made it 67-63 with 9:54 left to play, but Duquesne answered with a 21-10 run to close out the game.
Lovell Cook led New Orleans in scoring with 12 points.
Kendrick Nunn, who pleaded guilty to misdemeanor domestic battery last week, has been dismissed from the Illinois basketball team.
Delaware has hired Notre Dame assistant Martin Ingelsby as its next men's basketball head coach, sources told ESPN's Jeff Borzello.
Michigan State-Duke in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge will pit two of the best recruiting classes in the nation. Here's a look at all the games.
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