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
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...
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 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.
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.
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.
Abilene Christian rallies to beat New Orleans 68-58
ABILENE, Texas (AP) — Payten Ricks scored 14 points, B.J. Maxwell added 13 with three 3-pointers and Abilene Christian rallied to beat New Orleans 68-58 in Wednesday night's Southland Conference opener to win its third straight.
Gates, Rosa lead New Orleans in 90-62 win
WESTWEGO, La. (AP) — Gerrale Gates scored 17 points, Jorge Rosa added 14 points with four 3-pointers, and New Orleans never trailed in beating NAIA-member Williams Baptist 90-62 on Tuesday night.
Troy Green scored 13 points and Scott Plaisance Jr. added 12 for the Privateers (5-4), who shot 55 percent.
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.
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.
Bryant’s 19 points help UAB hold off New Orleans, 75-68
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Zack Bryant scored 19 points and Tavin Lovan and Jalen Perry each added 13 as UAB held off New Orleans to earn a 75-68 victory Wednesday night.
The victory is the 12th straight nonconference home victory for the Blazers. UAB beat Mercer in its season opener and had a week off between starts.
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.
New Orleans rallies to beat Incarnate Word 74-70
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Travin Thibodeaux scored 21 points as New Orleans rallied late in the second half for a 74-70 win on Saturday night to keep Incarnate Word winless in Southland Conference play.
Incarnate Word never trailed in the first half, taking a 38-34 lead into the break. Ezekiel Charles had a layup and Thibodeaux slammed home a dunk to give New Orleans its first lead, 50-48 with 12:26 remaining.
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.
Thibodeaux’s 22 spurs New Orleans past Panhandle St., 107-59
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Travin Thibodeaux scored 22 points, grabbed eight boards and made five steals as New Orleans plundered NAIA Oklahoma Panhandle State, 107-59 in the Privateers final nonconference home game on Monday night.
Thibodeaux, who scored a career-high 23 in a loss to Louisiana, knocked down 8 of 12 shots from the field and was 6 of 8 from the line.