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Gates carries New Orleans past Texas A&M-CC 68-58

February 17, 2019

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Gerrale Gates had 14 points and three blocks as New Orleans beat Texas A&M-Corpus Christi 68-58 on Saturday.

Gates made 9 of 10 foul shots.

Troy Green had 13 points for New Orleans (14-10, 9-4 Southland Conference). Jahmel Myers added eight rebounds.

Elijah Schmidt had 11 points for the Islanders (10-15, 5-7). Tony Lewis added 10 points. Tre Gray had 10 points.

The Privateers leveled the season series against the Islanders with the win. Texas A&M-Corpus Christi defeated New Orleans 76-61 on Jan. 19. New Orleans takes on Southeastern Louisiana at home on Wednesday. Texas A&M-Corpus Christi plays Stephen F. Austin on the road on Wednesday.

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