- Associated Press - Monday, November 13, 2017

ROCHESTER, Mich. (AP) - Martez Walker had 27 points and Kendrick Nunn added 24 as Oakland had the hot hand early and kept the lead throughout to take an 87-68 win over New Orleans on Monday night.

The Golden Grizzlies (2-0) shot 90 percent from the floor to start the game and jumped out to a 31-10 lead at the 10:10 mark of the first half. They were up 46-26 by halftime. The Privateers could never close the gap.

Walker drilled 6 of 9 from long range and Nunn nailed 6 of 10 from beyond the arc as the Golden Grizzles hit 56 percent (14 of 25) from distance. Walker made 10 of 13 field goals and grabbed seven rebounds. Nunn hit 9 of 19 from the floor while dishing out six assists. Isaiah Brock chipped in 10 points.

Travin Thibodeaux led New Orleans (0-2) with 20 points, Makur Puou added 18.

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