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