ANNAPOLIS, Md. — The Tulane men’s basketball team won a thriller Tuesday night, defeating Navy 57-55.The game saw 12 lead changes and four ties before the Green Wave (4-0) took the lead for good on Josh Davis’ lay-up with 1:59. Trent Rogers added a free throw with 0:27 left.
Navy (2-3) had taken its last lead (55-53) when Jordan Sugars hit a jumper with 4:24 remaining. But the Midshipmen were held scoreless the rest of the way.
Kendall Timmons led Tulane with 14 points and 10 rebounds. Davis had 14 points and seven rebounds with a pair of blocks and steals and Jordan Callahan 12 points.
Jordan Brickman led Navy with 14 points.
PENSACOLA JUNIOR COLLEGE 49, BRCC 40: In Perkinston, Miss., Baton Rouge Community College (2-8) droppped both of its games in the Mississippi Gulf Coast Classic, in cluding a 49-40 loss to Pensacola on Tuesday.
MCNEESE 80, DILLARD 43: In Lake charles, Patrick Richard scored 23 points and Jeremie Mitchell had 20 for McNeese State.
The Cowboys (2-2) led all the way over the winless Blue Devils (0-6), holding a 38-15 halftime advantage.
Dillard was led by Jamal Silas with 17 points and Zachary Harmon with nine rebounds.
SUNO 74, LOYOLA 72: In New Orleans, Merlin Walker scored 19 points to lead Southern-New Orleans (1-2). Loyola (4-2) was led by Robert Lovaglio’s 26 points.
BRCC 65, EAST CENTRAL 58: In Perkinston, Miss., the Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College Classic, Baton Rouge Community College (9-4) won twice, including a 65-58 win over East Central Community College on Tuesday.
Rhondalon Popularas finished with 15 points and Ke’ra St. John added 14 for the Bears in their Tuesday win. Bunny Scott contributed 10 points and eight assists, while Chelsea Christopher pulled down six rebounds.
On Monday, BRCC took a 68-66 win over host Mississippi Gulf Coast. Courtney Chargois scored a team-high 13 points and Taliah Robertson added 11. Christopher had a team-high 11 rebounds.
MEMPHIS 80, SOUTHEASTERN LA. 44: In Memphis, Tenn., Memphis jumped out to a 21-6 lead and never looked back on the way to a win over Southeastern Louisiana.
Sophomore forward Aja Gibson scored a team-high 14 points to lead Southeastern (2-2). The Lady Lions committed 22 turnovers, which resulted in 30 Memphis points. Memphis improved to 4-1 overall, as four Lady Tigers scored in double figures.
Gibson, playing just an hour from her hometown of Somerville, Tenn., also led the Lady Lions with six rebounds. Junior Brandi Simmons added eight points.
Brittany Carter led all scorers with 18 points and was joined in double figures by Lady Tiger teammates Ramses Lonlack (16), Jasmine Lee (15) and Nicole Dickson (11).
Southeastern will return home on Saturday, hosting Mobile at 3 p.m. in the University Center.
LOUISIANA TECH 64, UALR 48: In Ruston, Louisiana Tech held Arkansas-Little Rock scoreless for more than 10 minutes in the first half en route to the Lady Techsters first win.
Jasmine Bendolph hit five 3-pointers and scored 19 points for the Lady Techsters (1-2).
Marian Kursh scored 25 points to lead UALR (1-3).
GRAMBLING 75, ULM 71: In Grambling, the Tigers held off a fierce Louisiana-Monroe rally in the second half. Grambling led 33-10 at the half and maintained that advantage for much of the second stanza before ULM battled back to make it close in the final minutes.
Toneishwa Mack had 20 points and 13 boards for grambling (2-1). Larrie Williams paced ULM (0-4) with 18 points.
LOYOLA 79, LOUISIANA COLLEGE 63: In New Orleans, Jasmine Brewer scored 25 points and Keiva Council added 24 for Loyola (6-0).
Roslyn Wilmer and Natosha Gottlieb led Louisiana College (2-1) with eight points each.