Scores

Final

Southern 53

(2-5, 0-4 away)

Tulane 78

(8-0, 6-0 home)

    8:00 PM ET, November 30, 2011

    Devlin Fieldhouse, New Orleans, Louisiana

    1 2 T
    SOU 22 3153
    TULN 43 3578

    Top Performers

    Southern: J. Grace 17 Pts, 4 Reb, 5 Ast, 1 Stl

    Tulane: K. Timmons 21 Pts, 4 Reb, 2 Ast, 1 Blk

    Tulane 78, Southern U. 53

    Associated Press

    NEW ORLEANS -- Kendall Timmons scored 21 points and Tulane defeated Southern University 78-53 on Wednesday night.

    The Green Wave opened the season 8-0 after losing 14 of their final 15 games last year.

    Timmons scored 19 points in the first half as the Green Wave led 43-22 at halftime. The Jaguars (2-5) stayed close, trailing only 17-16 with 9:43 remaining in the first half. But the Green Wave finished the half on a 26-6 run.

    Tulane continued to extend the lead in the second half and pushed it to 31 points, 72-41, on a layup by Lotanna Nwogbo with 6:52 remaining.

    Jordan Callahan added 15 points, Josh Davis had 12 and Ricky Tarrant 10 for the Green Wave, who outrebounded Southern 41-29.

    Jameel Grace scored 17 points while Quinton Doggett had 12 points and 11 rebounds for the Jaguars, who lost their second straight game by at least 20 points.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    SOU
    TULN
    Points 53 78
    FG Made-Attempted 21-53 (.396) 29-62 (.468)
    3P Made-Attempted 4-15 (.267) 9-21 (.429)
    FT Made-Attempted 7-11 (.636) 11-17 (.647)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 16 (0/0) 11 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 1 31

    2011-12 Season

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