Men's Basketball
Comeback Falls Short in Loss to New Orleans



Nov. 24, 2007

NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- The Privateers' Bo McCalebb scored 18 points and Kyndall Dykes made 16 before an ankle injury took him off the court as New Orleans beat Tulane 74-67 on Saturday.

McCalebb also had four steals -- all in the first half -- to become the school's career leader, with 182.

The Privateers (3-0) had a 39-28 lead at halftime, forcing 13 turnovers and turning them into 11 points.

UNO led by 17 points with 13:35 left in a game plagued by shot and game clock problems. After a break while the shot clock was shut off, Tulane (3-1) went on a 19-2 spurt after that break, tying the game at 53-53 with 6:40 left.

But the Green Wave never led, and the Privateers took the lead for good when McCalebb hit a free throw with 5:43 to go.

David Gomez led Tulane with 15 points, while Kevin Sims had 13.




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