Nicholls Colonels (10-19)


Sat. 2/28 Mon. 3/2 Thu. 3/5 Sat. 3/7 Wed. 3/11
@ McNe 
L 78-83
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@ UNO 
W 89-79
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vs. CenArk 
W 77-70
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@ SELa 
W 75-69
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vs. UNO 
L 73-82
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New Orleans advances past Nicholls State in Southland, 82-73

KATY, Texas (AP) Kevin Brown scored a career-high 24 points and New Orleans outscored Nicholls State 7-1 in the final minute to give the Privateers an 82-73 win in the first round of the Southland Conference tournament on Wednesday.

Tevin Broyles, Kevin Hill and Nate Frye combined to make 7 of 8 free throws in the last 35 seconds to seal it.

Seventh-seeded New Orleans (11-17), in its first Southland tournament appearance after joining last season, forced 21 turnovers and had a 24-4 differential on points off turnovers.

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Leaders
Points: T. Carpenter10.9
Rebounds: S. McBeath6.7
Assists: T. Carpenter2.1
FG%: No qualifiers
FT%: J. Frye70.4%
3P%: No qualifiers
Steals: R. Lewis1.7
Blocks: L. Thomas1.6
AP Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Kentucky38-1
2 Villanova33-3
3 Wisconsin36-4
4 Duke35-4
5 Arizona34-4
6 Virginia30-4
7 Gonzaga35-3
8 Notre Dame32-6
9 Iowa State25-9
10 Kansas27-9
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Coaches Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Duke35-4
2 Wisconsin36-4
3 Kentucky38-1
4 Arizona34-4
5 Notre Dame32-6
6 Gonzaga35-3
7 Michigan State27-12
8 Virginia30-4
9 Villanova33-3
10 Louisville27-9
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Southland Standings
 ConferenceOverall
  W-L W-L
Stephen F. Austin 17-1 29-5
Sam Houston State 15-3 26-9
Northwestern State 13-5 19-13
Texas A&M-Corpus Christi 13-5 20-14
Incarnate Word 10-8 18-11
Lamar 9-9 15-15
McNeese State 8-10 15-16
Houston Baptist 7-11 12-16
Nicholls 7-11 10-19
New Orleans 6-12 11-18
Southeastern Louisiana 6-12 9-23
Abilene Christian 4-14 10-21
Central Arkansas 2-16 2-27
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Offense (Rank)
Points: 65.0 (236)
Rebounds: 10.8 (164)
Assists: 12.7 (165)
FG%: 43.8% (157)
FT%: 62.6% (342)
3P%: 31.3% (297)
Defense (Rank)
Points: 73.0 (318)
Rebounds: 23.0 (230)
Assists: 11.6 (95)
FG%: 43.8% (218)
FT%: 71.6% (310)
3P%: 35.5% (249)

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8/2/2015 5:21:39 AM