Scores

Final

New Orleans 79

(6-9, 3-4 Southland)

Houston Baptist 66

(4-15, 1-6 Southland)

8:30 PM ET, January 23, 2014

Sharp Gymnasium, Houston, Texas

1 2 T
UNO 35 4479
HBU 36 3066

Top Performers

New Orleans: C. Gill 18 Pts, 3 Reb, 2 Ast

Houston Baptist: C. Crayton 14 Pts, 5 Reb, 3 Ast, 1 Stl, 1 Blk

New Orleans beats Houston Baptist 79-66

Associated Press

HOUSTON -- Christavious Gill scored 18 points Thursday night and New Orleans beat Houston Baptist 79-66 by outshooting them from the free-throw line.

Isaac Mack scored 13 and Cory Dixon and Tevin Broyles had 10 apiece for New Orleans.

Gill's trey put New Orleans (6-9, 3-4 Southland) up 17-13 and the Privateers ripped a 13-2 run to lead 32-19, but Houston Baptist (4-15, 1-6) had a 15-1 run and led 36-35 at halftime.

Mack's back-to-back jumpers in the second half made it 49-45 and Tradarrius McPhearson's jumper at 10:51 gave the Privateers a nine-point edge. The Huskies made it a two-point game with a 7-0 run, but Dixon's dunk and a 15-0 run gave New Orleans a commanding 72-59 lead.

Caleb Crayton led Houston Baptist with 14.

New Orleans was outshot 51 percent to 47.4 percent, but made 20 of 25 free throws to Houston Baptist's 9 of 17.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
UNO
HBU
Points 79 66
FG Made-Attempted 27-57 (.474) 25-49 (.510)
3P Made-Attempted 5-12 (.417) 7-13 (.538)
FT Made-Attempted 20-25 (.800) 9-17 (.529)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 17 (0/0) 17 (0/0)

2013-14 Season

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