McCalebb leads New Orleans to 82-75 victory over Middle Tennessee

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MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (AP)—Bo McCalebb scored 28 points and grabbed two rebounds to help New Orleans beat Middle Tennessee 82-75 in overtime on Saturday.

Kechan Myers also added 14 points and Shaun Reynolds hit 10 for New Orleans (14-5), which out-rebounded the Blue Raiders 42-41.

Middle Tennessee (7-10) dominated the first half in scoring, 28-24, though the Privateers bounced back in the second half to lead 42-38. New Orleans cinched the game in overtime, edging past the Blue Raiders 16-9.

Desmond Yates led Middle Tennessee with 30 points and five rebounds. Josh Sain contributed 13 points and Kevin Kanaskie added 12 points and two rebounds for the Blue Raiders.

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 Top Performers
 New Orleans
B. McCalebb B. McCalebb
12-24,  28 Pts
2 Rebs, 2 Assists
 Middle Tenn. St.
D. Yates D. Yates
12-20,  30 Pts
5 Rebs, 3 Assists

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