NEW ORLEANS (AP) - C.J. Wilcox scored 15 points to lead four players in double figures and Washington overcame an overall sloppy performance to escape with a 73-62 win at Tulane on Tuesday night.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Raigyne Moncrief scored 11 points as LSU proved too much for Florida Gulf Coast in a 69-46 win on Tuesday night. Jasmine Rhodes added 10 for the Lady Tigers (9-1) as they dominated from the free throw line, making good on 21 of 25 (84 percent) while the Eagles went 0-for-4 from the line.
RUSTON, La. (AP) - Raheem Appleby scored 23 points on Tuesday night, including three 3-pointers, and Louisiana Tech beat McNeese State 64-50. The lead changed hands four times until Kenneth Smith made a layup at 8:09 in the first half to put Louisiana Tech (9-3-) up 22-21.
METAIRIE, La. (AP) - The New Orleans Saints have released kicker Garrett Hartley, two days after he had one field goal blocked and hooked another wide in a 27-16 loss at St. Louis. Hartley has been with the Saints since the middle of the 2008 season and made several crucial kicks during the Saints' 2009-10 run to a Super Bowl championship.
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