New Orleans' Matthew Jiles, front, runs to grab the championship trophy after the team defeated Texas A&M-Corpus Christi 68-65 in overtime for the championship of the Southland Conference tournament. New Orleans advanced to a First Four contest on Tuesday.
New Orleans' Matthew Jiles, front, runs to grab the championship trophy after the team defeated Texas A&M-Corpus Christi 68-65 in overtime for the championship of the Southland Conference tournament. New Orleans advanced to a First Four contest on Tuesday. Joe Buvid Associated Press
New Orleans' Matthew Jiles, front, runs to grab the championship trophy after the team defeated Texas A&M-Corpus Christi 68-65 in overtime for the championship of the Southland Conference tournament. New Orleans advanced to a First Four contest on Tuesday. Joe Buvid Associated Press

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