Rosa leads New Orleans past Sam Houston St 79-76
KATY, Texas (AP) — Jorge Rosa had 18 points as New Orleans narrowly beat Sam Houston State 79-76 in the semifinals of the Southland Conference Tourney on Friday.
Garrick’s 3 carries Nicholls St. over New Orleans 64-63
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Danny Garrick's 3-pointer with 4.2 seconds left lifted Nicholls State to a 64-63 victory over New Orleans on Saturday.
New Orleans had taken a one-point lead on Scott Plaisance's tip-in, and Damion Rosser made 1 of 2 free throws with 13 seconds remaining for a 63-61 edge. Rosser missed a runner at the buzzer.
New Orleans beats Northwestern State 81-73 in OT
NATCHITOCHES, La. (AP) — Ezekiel Charles scored 10 of his career-high 31 points in overtime and New Orleans outscored Northwestern State 12-4 in the extra period for an 81-73 victory on Wednesday night.
New Orleans (13-9, 8-3 Southland Conference) has won four straight and eight of its last 10 games. Northwestern State (8-15, 3-7) has lost five of its last six.
Gates, Charles help New Orleans to beat Incarnate Word 89-72
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Gerrale Gates and Ezekiel Charles combined to score 35 points and lead New Orleans to its third straight Southland Conference victory, beating Incarnate Word 89-72 on Saturday.
Gates was 6 of 7 from the floor and 6 of 7 from the foul line to total 18 points. Charles added 17 points while pulling down nine rebounds for New Orleans (12-9, 7-3) which improved to 10-1 at home. UNO has won seven of its last nine conference games to hold down third place in the league standings.
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.
South scores 17, Islanders beat New Orleans 76-61
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) — Kareem South scored 17 points with three 3-pointers, Tre Gray added 15 with three 3s, and Texas A&M-Corpus Christi pulled away in the second half to beat New Orleans 76-61 on Saturday night, ending the Privateers' four-game win streak.
Irshaad Hunte scored 14 points on 6-of-7 shooting and blocked two shots and Jashawn Talton added 12 for the Islanders (8-10, 3-2 Southland Conference), who shot 54 percent and forced 21 turnovers.
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 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.
Charles leads second-half charge in New Orleans’ 71-60 win
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Ezekiel Charles scored 15 of his 18 points in the second half when New Orleans rallied to beat South Alabama 71-60 on Wednesday night.
New Orleans shot 50 percent in the second half after trailing by six points at the break, taking the lead for good at 52-50 on Damion Rosser's dunk with eight minutes remaining that began a 21-10 game-ending run.
Miller helps lift Louisiana-Lafayette over New Orleans in OT
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Justin Miller scored five of his 10 points in overtime, including a go-ahead free throw, and Louisiana-Lafayette beat New Orleans 77-73 on Wednesday night.
New Orleans rolls past Governors State 97-53
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Ezekiel Charles scored 20 points and Damion Rosser 18 as New Orleans used a huge second half to beat Governors State 97-53 on Saturday.
Charles had six points and Scott Plaisance, Troy Green and Rosser five each in a 25-1 over a 5½-minute stretch to put New Orleans comfortably ahead 86-49.
Charles was 8-of-10 shooting with three 3-pointers and a game-high seven rebounds while Rosser was also 8 of 10. Plaisance added 14 points and Amari Haynes 13.
KATY, Texas (AP) — Damion Rosser scored 17 points with seven rebounds, Ezekiel Charles added 15 points with three 3-pointers and seven boards, and New Orleans beat Texas A&M-Corpus Christi 78-73 in Wednesday night's Southland Conference Tournament opener.
New Orleans faces No. 4 seed Sam Houston State in Thursday's quarterfinal.
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.
Sam Houston State holds off New Orleans 57-54
HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — John Dewey III scored 16 points and Josh Boutte had 12 as Sam Houston State held off New Orleans for a 57-54 victory on Wednesday night.
Sam Houston State (18-11, 12-4 Southland Conference) is now in fourth place in the conference standings behind Stephen F. Austin and Southeastern Louisiana, both 12-3, and Nicholls (13-2). New Orleans (14-13, 11-5) drops to fifth.
Makur Puou had 20 points and 10 rebounds to lead New Orleans, which has lost three of its last five games.
New Orleans downs Williams Baptist 87-70
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Damion Rosser scored a season-high 19 points, Troy Green added 11 points with six assists, and New Orleans beat NAIA Williams Baptist 87-70 on Saturday.
Lamont Berzat scored 11 with four assists, Makur Puou had 10 points with nine rebounds, and Dionta Champion had a career-high 10 boards and three steals for the Privateers (2-5). New Orleans shot 54 percent from the field while holding the Eagles to 40.9 percent. Travin Thibodeaux blocked a career-high five shots.