NEW ORLEANS -- Art Bernardi scored 23 points and Houston Baptist shot 80 percent in overtime to defeat New Orleans 75-68 Saturday and snap the Privateers' five-game home winning streak.
New Orleans (7-14) led by as much as 12 in the second half but missed 10 of its next 15 shots and committed eight turnovers over the final 15 minutes as Houston Baptist rallied to send the game into OT.
Teams exchanged baskets over the first 3 minutes of overtime, but New Orleans missed its final three shots as the Huskies pulled away. Houston Baptist made 4 of 5 shots in the extra frame.
Lovell Cook had 16 points for New Orleans, who made just 3 of 8 shots in overtime and committed 22 turnovers.
Gonzaga has signed California transfer Jordan Mathews to a financial aid agreement for the 2016-17 season.
Coach Gilmore on CWS win: 'It's indescribable' Coastal Carolina head coach Gary Gilmore reflects on his 21 years as head coach and is proud of how far the program has come.
Two late June events provided a great start on the 2020 class and a look at some new 2019 talent.
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