New Orleans beats Houston Baptist 106-98
HOUSTON (AP) — Bryson Robinson had 26 points as New Orleans ended its eight-game road losing streak, topping Houston Baptist 106-98 on Wednesday night.
Raquan Brown added 20 points, and Ahren Freeman had 19 points and eight rebounds for New Orleans (6-11, 2-5 Southland Conference). Troy Green added 19 points and eight assists.
New Orleans is undefeated (4-0) when scoring at least 100 points this season.
After New Orleans outscored Houston Baptist 52-44 in the first half, both teams scored 54 in the second as the visitors clinched the victory. The Huskies’ 54 second-half points were a season high for the team.
Jalon Gates had 20 points for the Huskies (1-13, 1-4). Benjamin Uloko scored a career-high 20 points and had seven rebounds. Myles Pierre had 19 points. Ian DuBose had 15 points, 11 rebounds, and eight assists.
New Orleans plays McNeese State at home on Saturday. Houston Baptist faces Sam Houston State at home on Saturday.
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