UNO battles Xavier (LA)
Xavier (LA) vs. New Orleans (1-4)
Lakefront Arena, New Orleans; Saturday, 7 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: The New Orleans Privateers are set to battle the Gold Rush of NAIA member Xavier (LA). New Orleans lost 79-71 to Hawaii in its most recent game.
BIG MEN ON CAMPUS: Bryson Robinson has averaged 14.8 points to lead the charge for the Privateers. Complementing Robinson is Troy Green, who is averaging 13.6 points per game.BRILLIANT BRYSON: Robinson has connected on 22.7 percent of the 44 3-pointers he’s attempted and has made 10 of 44 over his last five games. He’s also made 100 percent of his foul shots this season.
DID YOU KNOW: New Orleans went 2-7 overall when facing out-of-conference competition last year. The Privateers scored 67.7 points per contest in those nine games.