NEW ORLEANS -- Lovell Cook scored 22 points to lead five New Orleans players in double figures as the Privateers coasted to a 100-59 victory over NAIA opponent Central Baptist on Monday night.
In their only game this season in the Human Performance Center, a smaller facility than their usual Lakefront Arena home, the Privateers (8-14) scored 100 points for the first time since their last game there, a 102-62 victory over Champion Baptist on Feb. 25, 2012.
New Orleans scored 14 unanswered points to take a 33-16 lead with 7:50 remaining in the first half. The Mustangs (7-23) committed six of their 18 first-half turnovers during that stretch
Nelson also had 11 assists, eight rebounds and five steals in 29 minutes.
Florida State's student government has passed a resolution discouraging Seminoles fans from wearing Native American headdresses at games.
The second annual Gavitt Tipoff Games, eight games between members of the Big East and Big Ten to be played Nov. 14-18, will feature Villanova at Purdue in the opener.
Michael Lewis is leaving his assistant coaching job at Butler to take the same position at Nebraska under Tim Miles.
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