Tulane 72, Alabama A&M 63
Kendall Timmons scored 16 points and Josh Davis had 15 points
and 12 rebounds to lead Tulane to a 72-63 season-opening victory
over Alabama A&M on Friday night.
Timmons got 12 of his points in the first half, which ended with
the Green Wave ahead 42-28. Alabama A&M turned the ball over 12
times in the half to just six for Tulane.
The Bulldogs came back in the second half, when Casey Canty
scored 14 of his 19 points, and got within 52-47 with 10:20
Tulane then went on a 9-0 run over the next 3:40 to put the
first game between the teams out of reach.
Trent Rogers added nine points and five assists for the Green
Wave, which shot 51.7 percent (15 of 29) in the first half but
dropped to 42.9 percent (9 of 21) in the second.