NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Justin Hopkins had a career-high 20 points as Texas Southern beat New Orleans 95-89 in overtime in the first round of the CIT on Wednesday night.
UNO meets SHSU in Southland semis
New Orleans (18-12, 13-6) vs. No. 1 seed Sam Houston State (21-10, 16-2)
Southland Conference Tourney Semifinals, Leonard E. Merrell Center, Katy, Texas; Friday, 5 p.m. EDT
KATY, Texas (AP) — Scott Plaisance Jr. posted 16 points and seven rebounds as New Orleans narrowly beat Lamar 76-72 in the Southland Conference Tourney quarterfinals on Thursday.
UNO meets Lamar in Southland quarters
No. 5 seed Lamar (20-12, 13-6) vs. No. 4 seed New Orleans (17-12, 12-6)
Southland Conference Tourney Quarterfinals, Leonard E. Merrell Center, Katy, Texas; Thursday, 5 p.m. EDT
SLU seeks revenge on UNO
New Orleans (17-11, 12-5) vs. Southeastern Louisiana (15-14, 11-5)
University Center, Hammond, Louisiana; Wednesday, 8 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Southeastern Louisiana seeks revenge on New...
THIBODAUX, La. (AP) — Scott Plaisance Jr. had 19 points as New Orleans got past Nicholls 80-70 on Saturday.
Jorge Rosa had 14 points for New Orleans (17-11, 12-5 Southland Conference), which...
UNO seeks revenge on Nicholls St.
New Orleans (16-11, 11-5) vs. Nicholls State (12-16, 5-10)
David R. Stopher Gym, Thibodaux, Louisiana; Saturday, 4:30 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: New Orleans seeks revenge on Nicholls State...
Delaney lifts Sam Houston St. past New Orleans 71-60
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Cameron Delaney had 21 points as Sam Houston State topped New Orleans 71-60 on Wednesday night.
Marcus Harris had 15 points and six rebounds for the Bearkats (20-9, 15-1)...
Robinson, UNO host SHSU
Sam Houston State (19-9, 14-1) vs. New Orleans (16-10, 11-4)
Lakefront Arena, New Orleans; Wednesday, 8 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Two guards will be on display as Cameron Delaney and Sam...
Myers scores 13 to lift New Orleans over McNeese St. 60-51
LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) — Jahmel Myers came off the bench to tally 13 points to lift New Orleans to a 60-51 win over McNeese State on Saturday.
Robinson lifts New Orleans past SE Louisiana 89-68
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Bryson Robinson had 23 points as New Orleans easily defeated Southeastern Louisiana 89-68 on Wednesday night.
Robinson sparks New Orleans to 61-52 win over Incarnate Word
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Bryson Robinson buried five 3-pointers and scored 18 points and New Orleans held Incarnate Word scoreless over the final 4:07 of the game in a 61-52 victory on Saturday.
Koval with 22 points, Cent. Arkansas edges New Orleans 76-71
CONWAY, Ark. (AP) — Hayden Koval matched his career high scoring 22 points on four 3-pointers and Central Arkansas held on to edge New Orleans 76-71 on Wednesday night.
Thatch Unruh added 15 points and nine rebounds for the Bears (10-10, 5-2 Southland Conference), who are on a four-game win streak. DeAndre Jones had 13 points and Eddy Kayouloud 10 points and six rebounds.
Robinson leads balanced New Orleans past McNeese 79-66
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Bryson Robinson scored 17 points, making four 3-pointers and adding six assists as New Orleans defeated McNeese 79-66 Saturday night.
Robinson was one of four Privateers to score in double digits — Damion Rosser added 15 points, Jahmel Myers 13 and Ezekiel Charles 10. Charles led with eight rebounds.
Charles scores 22, New Orleans defeats Lamar in overtime
BEAUMONT, Texas (AP) — Ezekiel Charles scored 22 points and New Orleans scored 18 points in overtime to defeat Lamar 78-71 on Wednesday night.
Bryson Robinson scored 18 points for the Privateers (7-7, 2-1 Southland Conference).
Christian Barrett had 16 points and 12 rebounds for the Cardinals (8-8, 1-2). Josh Nzeakor added 14 points and 11 rebounds and Laquarious Paige scored 16 points.
Charles propels New Orleans past Houston Baptist 81-76 in OT
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Ezekiel Charles totaled 19 points and 11 rebounds for his first career double-double and New Orleans held off Houston Baptist 81-76 in overtime on Saturday.
The Huskies scored the first four points in the extra period, but Damion Rosser had a layup to ignite an 11-0 run — capped by Scott Plaisance Jr.'s dunk off an assist from Bryson Robinson — and New Orleans prevailed.
Clark sparks Baylor’s runaway win over New Orleans, 84-44
WACO, Texas (AP) — Tristan Clark scored 17 points and grabbed 12 rebounds for his first double-double of the season and Baylor built on its momentum from a win over Oregon by walloping New Orleans, 84-44 Saturday night in its final tune-up before opening Big 12 play.
The Bears struggled against another Southland Conference team 11 days ago, turning the ball over 18 times in a 59-58 loss to Stephen F. Austin. Facing New Orleans, which plays a similar, aggressive-style defense, Baylor thrived.
Jeffries has double-double, Tulsa beats New Orleans 70-60
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — DaQuan Jeffries had 20 points and 13 rebounds for Tulsa as the Golden Hurricane took an early lead and rolled to a 70-60 victory over New Orleans on Thursday night.
Tulsa (8-3), which beat then-No. 16 Kansas State 47-46 on Saturday, has won three straight to go 8-0 at home.
Martins Igbanu also posted a double-double with 12 points and 10 rebounds and Zeke Moore added 11 points for Tulsa.
New Orleans beats Pensacola Christian College 87-59
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Bryson Robinson scored 13 points and New Orleans pulled away early in the second half to beat NCCAA Division II Pensacola Christian College 87-59 on Monday night.
Robinson was 6 of 11 from the floor. Ezekiel Charles added 12 points and Tyren Harrison had 11 for New Orleans (2-1), which is 5-0 against Pensacola Christian.
Ian Johnson scored 16 points to lead Pensacola Christian. Tyler Rose added 11 points and Jared McCrillis 10.
New Orleans swamps Spring Hill 95-66 in season opener
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Ezekiel Charles and Amari Haynes scored 17 points apiece as New Orleans opened the season with a resounding 95-66 win over Division III Spring Hill on Tuesday night.
New Orleans broke away midway in the first half, going on an 18-0 run to go ahead 41-14. The Privateers went into the break leading 50-22. They stretched that to a 71-30 advantage with 14:39 remaining in the game.
Powell leads way on both ends as Nicholls tops New Orleans
THIBODAUX, La. (AP) — Jahvaughn Powell scored 22 points and Tevon Saddler scored 19 to lead Nicholls past New Orleans 78-64 on Saturday night for its seventh consecutive win.
The Colonels (20-9, 14-2 Southland) have won 12 of their last 13 and are having their best run in the Southland since 1998.
New Orleans dominates in 2nd half, beats McNeese 90-74
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Makur Puou and Travin Thibodeaux combined for 41 points as New Orleans dominated the second half to roll to a 90-74 win over McNeese in Southland Conference play on Saturday.
New Orleans (14-12, 11-4), which won the conference last year, remains 1.5 games behind league-leading Nicholls. The victory gave the Privateers 800 wins in program history.
New Orleans rolls to 62-53 win over Texas A&M-Corpus Christi
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) — Travin Thibodeaux had 16 points and Bryson Robinson added 15 as New Orleans rolled to a 62-53 win over Texas A&M-Corpus Christi on Saturday night.
Dionta Champion added eight points as 11 Privateers put points on the board.
Nicholls knocks off New Orleans 81-64
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Roddy Peters scored 27 points to lead Nicholls to an 81-64 win over New Orleans on Saturday and into a first place tie atop the Southland Conference.
Kimani Jackson added 15 points and eight rebounds, Jahvaughn Powell had 14 points and Tevon Saddler scored 12 for Nicholls, which shot 53 percent. Peters was 10 for 19 from the field, dished out six assists and had three steals.
Robinson, New Orleans beat Northwestern State 73-67
NATCHITOCHES, La. (AP) — Bryson Robinson scored 17 points and Ezekiel Charles tied his career highs with four 3-pointers and 15 points to help New Orleans beat Northwestern State 73-67 on Wednesday night.
Travin Thibodeaux added 11 points for New Orleans (10-10, 7-2 Southland Conference).
LAKE CHARLES — The visiting New Orleans Privateers overcame an 11-point first-half deficit to rally for an 82-75 overtime victory against McNeese State on Saturday afternoon at Burton Coliseum.
Sophomore guard Bryson Robinson (6-4, 195) canned 31 points for UNO, which remained unbeaten (7-8, 4-0) in Southland Conference action.
Robinson sank 10-of-13 attempts from the floor, including 7-of-8 from three-point range.
Robinson sparks New Orleans to 82-75 OT win over McNeese
LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) — Bryson Robinson hit seven 3-pointers on his way to a career-high 31 points, scoring nine straight points for New Orleans in overtime, and the Privateers outlasted McNeese 82-75 on Saturday.
New Orleans goes to 3-0 in Southland, beats Lamar 72-62
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Makur Puou scored 14 points and led four players into double-figure scoring as New Orleans won its third straight to start the Southland Conference season, turning back Lamar 72-62 on Wednesday night.
The Privateers held Lamar to just 16 first-half points and held a 13-point advantage at intermission.
Joey Frenchwood knocked down a jumper in the first minute that got Lamar within one, but New Orleans (6-8, 3-0) ran off 10 straight before Frenchwood could hit a second jumper.
New Orleans scrambles to beat Houston Baptist 64-57
HOUSTON (AP) — Bryson Robinson scored five of his seven points in the final minutes to give New Orleans enough of an advantage to hold off Houston Baptist 64-57 on Saturday night.
Sikes trey lifts South Alabama past New Orleans, 55-52
MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — Rodrick Sikes hit a 3-point jumper with 20 seconds left to give South Alabama a 55-52 win over New Orleans for the 11th straight time Sunday afternoon.
Sikes hit a trey to give the Jaguars a 51-50 lead with 2:02 left, but Bryson Robinson dunked with :56 left to put the Privateers in front, 52-51.
The Jaguars' Herb McGee missed a field goal from deep and Josh Ajayi missed a put-back attempt. New Orleans' Troy Green missed a free throw that would have padded the lead.