Nicholls State vs New Orleans Wrap - New Orleans Wins 79-76

New Orleans grabbed a 79-76 win over Nicholls State on Wednesday, behind a 13-point effort from Corey Blake at UNO Lakefront Arena.

Lovell Cook had 12 points for New Orleans and Cory Dixon chipped in with 12 points. Corey Blake had 3 assists for them, while Cory Dixon was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 6 boards.

Nicholls State got 36 points from Fred Hunter in a losing cause and another 14 points from T.J. Carpenter. Sam McBeath contributed 4 assists for them, while Fred Hunter had 9 rebounds.

New Orleans hit the break leading 41-36 before taking care of business in the second half.

Nicholls State won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 32-25.