New Orleans Defeats Texas El Paso 71-69 - Recap

New Orleans Defeats Texas El Paso 71-69 - Recap

New Orleans got 12 points from Cory Dixon as they ran past Texas El Paso 71-69 on Monday at Don Haskins Center.

New Orleans got 12 points from Matt Derenbecker and another 11 points from Traddarius McPhearson. Isaac Mack contributed 4 assists, while Matt Derenbecker cleaned the glass with 9 rebounds.

Texas El Paso got a 19-point performance from Jalen Ragland, who was supported by 17 points from Vince Hunter. John Bohannon had 6 assists in a losing cause for Texas El Paso, while John Bohannon grabbed 11 rebounds.

New Orleans hit the break trailing 36-34 before taking care of business in the second half.

Texas El Paso had a 33-32 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.