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Perry's late free throw wins game for SUNO
For immediate release . . . December 1, 2007
Box Score

NEW ORLEANS — Dominic Perry made the front and of a 1-and-1 with four-tenths of a second remaining Saturday to give Southern University of New Orleans a 54-53 men's basketball victory over Spalding in the adidas Hardwood Classic at The Barn.

Perry scored 19 points and had six steals for the Knights (3-3), who were 1-1 in this event. Jeffny Anderson scored eight points, and Ronald Fontenot grabbed seven rebounds.

Nana Kwaku Duah had 18 points and nine rebounds for Spalding (2-4), which was 0-2 in this event and has a three-game losing streak. Jamal Bacon scored eight points.

Perry scored 13 points to lead SUNO to a 37-24 halftime advantage. Spalding rallied and took its only lead of the second half, 53-52, on Chris Williams' basket with 2:02 remaining.

Perry tied the score at 53 with 14 seconds remaining when he made the front end of a 1-and-1. Williams missed Spalding's final shot, a 3-pointer, and SUNO rebounded. Williams fouled Perry on a drive to the basket during the final possession.

SUNO outshot Spalding 50 to 45 percent from the floor.


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The Xavier Gold Rush and Gold Nuggets compete in Division I of the NAIA (National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics) as a member of the Gulf Coast Athletic Conference (GCAC). Xavier fields men's and women's teams in basketball, cross country and tennis.

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