South Alabama 59, New Orleans 51

Tim Williams scored 16 points and had 11 rebounds to lead South

Alabama to a 59-51 victory over New Orleans on Thursday night.

Gary Redus added 16 points and eight rebounds for the Jaguars

(13-11, 5-7 Sun Belt Conference), who snapped a four-game losing


Redus scored 10 of the Jaguars’ first 11 points, going 4-for-4

from the field, as the Jaguars jumped out to an 11-4 lead. South

Alabama ended the first half on a 17-4 run to take a 33-23 lead

into halftime. Redus finished with 10 first-half points.

New Orleans (7-16, 2-10) opened the second half on a 14-2 run

and took a 37-35 lead on Quincy Diggs’ 3-pointer with 16 minutes to

play. But Martino Brock hit a 3 to give the Jaguars a 42-40 lead

with 13:32 left.

Brock finished with 12 points and South Alabama outrebounded New

Orleans 40-23.

Devin McDonald led New Orleans with 14 and Carl Blair added 10