Scores

Final

New Orleans 62

(0-2, 0-1 away)

Nicholls State 79

(1-0, 1-0 home)

    7:30 PM ET, November 19, 2008

    David R. Stopher Gym, Thibodaux, Louisiana

    1 2 T
    UNO 26 3662
    NICH 41 3879

    Top Performers

    New Orleans: D. McKinstry 28 Pts, 5 Reb, 3 Stl, 1 Blk

    Nicholls State: R. Bathie 19 Pts, 4 Reb, 2 Ast, 1 Stl, 3 Blk

    Nicholls St. 79, New Orleans 62

    Associated Press

    THIBODAUX, La. -- Ryan Bathie and Fred Hunter scored 19 points apiece to lead Nicholls State to a 79-62 win against New Orleans on Wednesday night.

    Hunter also chipped in a team-hign six rebounds for the Colonels in their season-opening win. Bathie added three 3-pointers and three blocks. Nicholls State shot 51.7 percent from the field (30 of 58) en route to victory.

    Darrian McKinstry scored a game-high 28 points and added five rebounds for the Privateers (0-2), who led 10-2 at the start of the game only to fall behind 41-26 at halftime. New Orleans shot 37.5 percent (9 of 24) in the second half.

    It was the Colonels' first season-opening win since their 1999 win over Centenary.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    UNO
    NICH
    Points 62 79
    FG Made-Attempted 17-39 (.436) 30-58 (.517)
    3P Made-Attempted 5-10 (.500) 9-24 (.375)
    FT Made-Attempted 23-30 (.767) 10-14 (.714)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 20 (0/0) 22 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 15 17

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