Scores

Final

Jackson State 65

(2-7, 2-5 away)

Tulane 70

(5-5, 4-4 home)

    3:00 PM ET, December 7, 2013

    Devlin FIeldhouse, New Orleans, Louisiana

    1 2 T
    JKST 35 3065
    TULN 38 3270

    Top Performers

    Jackson State: J. Nobles 23 Pts, 3 Reb, 4 Ast, 1 Stl

    Tulane: J. Hook 31 Pts, 5 Reb, 1 Stl

    Tulane holds off Jackson State 70-65

    Associated Press

    NEW ORLEANS -- Jay Hook poured in 31 points on 10 of 16 shooting to pace Tulane over Jackson State 70-65 on Saturday.

    Tulane (5-5) got 16 points from Jonathan Stark and 11 points from Louis Dabney, while Trevante Drye grabbed 10 boards.

    Jackson State (2-7) was led by Julysses Nobles with 23 points. Brandon West and Javeres Brent both chipped in with 14 points.

    The Wave build an 11-point lead with 3:54 left in the first half on Hook's long 3-pointer and subsequent layup. But an 11-3 run by Jackson State closed the gap to three points at the half.

    Tulane pushed its lead to 12 after a Hook trey and a pair of made free throws by Payton Henson, but the Tigers roared back to take the lead at 60-59 with 3:16 left on a Nobles free throw.

    Tulane then made 9 of 12 free throws to ice it.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    JKST
    TULN
    Points 65 70
    FG Made-Attempted 20-50 (.400) 20-48 (.417)
    3P Made-Attempted 6-16 (.375) 11-25 (.440)
    FT Made-Attempted 19-24 (.792) 19-27 (.704)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 22 (0/0) 16 (0/0)

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