Recap - New Orleans Defeats San Jose State 72-68
New Orleans grabbed a 72-68 win over San Jose State on Friday, behind a 20-point effort from Lovell Cook at UNO Lakefront Arena.
New Orleans got 13 points from Cory Dixon and another 12 points from Rarlensee Nelson. Rarlensee Nelson contributed 6 assists, while Corey Blake cleaned the glass with 4 rebounds.
San Jose State got 23 points from James Kinney in a losing cause and another 13 points from LaVanne Pennington. Chris Jones contributed 3 assists for them, while Chris Cunningham had 7 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed San Jose State were victorious, as the score was 30-25 at the break.
San Jose State had a 34-28 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.