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Men's Basketball Wins Season Opener

Tulane routs Prairie View A&M.

Nov. 19, 1998

The Green Wave used a balanced scoring attack and a stifling defense to defeat Prairie View A&M in the season opener. Four Tulane players finished in double figures, led by Ledaryl Billingsley's career-high 16 points. The Wave jumped out to a 29-2 lead and held the Panthers to just 10 first half points and 28 percent shooting for the game. In the game, Tulane starters accounted for 43 points, while the bench added 42.

Prairie View A&M Min FG-A FT-A Reb Ast PF TP Patrick Willybiro, f 15 0-4 0-0 0 0 0 0 Jermaine Johnson, f 22 0-5 0-2 2 0 2 4 Ivan Coulter, c 21 3-6 0-0 8 0 5 6 Gregory Burks, g 29 2-6 0-0 4 1 4 4 Jocquinn Arch, g 32 2-10 0-0 3 1 4 5 Kevin Jones 24 2-10 0-0 6 0 0 5 Jason Anderson 15 2-3 2-2 4 1 3 6 Jarian Crockrom 14 2-5 1-1 1 0 1 5 Jesse Bibbs 13 2-5 0-0 2 1 0 4 Keith Toney 6 1-2 2-2 2 0 2 4 Terry Smith 5 0-1 0-0 0 0 1 0 Xavier Lee 4 0-0 0-0 1 0 0 0 Team 8 Totals 200 16-57 5-7 43 5 22 39

Tulane Min FG-A FT-A Reb Ast PF TP Sterling Davis, f 23 4-10 2-4 5 1 2 11 Keith Harris, f 23 3-8 2-3 4 2 2 8 Morris Jordan, c 23 5-8 2-3 4 1 3 12 Dylan Osean, g 25 5-7 0-0 3 0 0 10 Marlo Miles, g 23 0-1 2-3 4 5 0 2 Wade Mason 9 2-3 0-1 1 1 0 4 Waitari Marsh 20 2-4 1-2 3 3 0 5 Ledaryl Billingsley 20 3-8 10-13 5 1 3 16 Byron Mouton 19 6-11 0-0 1 0 2 15 Linton Johnson 13 1-3 0-0 4 0 0 2 Mike Martel 2 0-1 0-0 0 0 0 0 Team 5 Totals 200 31-64 19-29 39 14 12 85

Halftime: Tulane 43, Prairie View A&M 10. 3-Point Goals: Prairie View A&M 2-15 (Jones 1-6, Arch 1-4, Willybiro 0-2, Burks 0-1, Bibbs 0-1, Johnson 0-1), Tulane 4-13 (Mouton 3-6, Davis 1-1, Osean 0-2, Miles 0-1, Harris 0-1, Mason 0-1, Martel 0-1). Turnovers: Prairie View A&M 33, Tulane 17. Officials: Danny Hooker, Hal Lusk, Rick Randall. A: 1,549.