Recap - Northwestern State Defeats New Orleans 84-71
|Recap - Northwestern State Defeats New Orleans 84-71|
Northwestern State earned an 84-71 victory over New Orleans on Saturday, getting 24 points from Jalan West at UNO Lakefront Arena.
DeQuan Hicks had 22 points for Northwestern State and Zikiteran Woodley chipped in with 18 points. Jalan West had 6 assists for them, while DeQuan Hicks was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 6 boards.
New Orleans got a 21-point performance from Kevin Hill, who was supported by 15 points from Cory Dixon. Nate Frye had 5 assists in a losing cause for New Orleans, while Kevin Hill grabbed 15 rebounds.
Northwestern State hit the break leading 39-28 before taking care of business in the second half.
New Orleans had a 39-35 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.