PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Kristian Sjolund hit a career-high six 3-pointers and finished with 21 points to help Portland beat New Orleans 94-73 Saturday night in the first round of The Basketball Classic.
KATY, Texas (AP) — Joe Kasperzyk had 19 points off the bench, Jalyn Hinton had 16 points and 13 rebounds and Southeastern Louisiana defeated New Orleans 74-65 in a semifinal of the Southland Conference tournament on Friday night.
KATY, Texas (AP) — Troy Green had 21 points and New Orleans turned back McNeese 82-78 in the quarterfinals of the Southland Conference tournament on Thursday night.
Green hit 9 of 11 foul shots and added seven rebounds for the third-seeded Privateers (18-12).
THIBODAUX, La. (AP) — Ty Gordon had a career-high 36 points as Nicholls State defeated New Orleans 92-85 on Saturday.
Latrell Jones had 17 points and eight rebounds for Nicholls State (21-10, 13-4 Southland Conference), which earned its fifth consecutive home victory.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Troy Green had 28 points as New Orleans won its 10th consecutive home game, edging past Houston Baptist 75-74 on Wednesday night.
Sam Hofman's 3-pointer for Houston Baptist capped the scoring with 57 seconds to play.
NATCHITOCHES, La. (AP) — Brian White had a season-high 23 points as Northwestern State topped New Orleans 87-77 on Saturday.
White shot 8 for 10 from the line.
LaTerrance Reed had 15 points for Northwestern State (9-21, 5-8 Southland Conference).
HAMMOND, La. (AP) — Gus Okafor had 21 points as Southeastern Louisiana slipped past New Orleans 84-79 on Thursday night.
Jalyn Hinton had 18 points, nine rebounds and three blocks for the Lions (16-13, 11-4 Southland Conference).
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Derek St. Hilaire had 27 points as New Orleans won its ninth consecutive home game, beating McNeese State 88-75 on Saturday.
St. Hilaire shot 9 for 10 from the line.
Tyson Jackson had 14 points for New Orleans (16-9, 11-2 Southland Conference).
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Troy Green scored 26 points and Derek St. Hilaire added 23 and New Orleans beat Southland Conference preseason favorite Nicholls 78-66 on Saturday.
It was the second time the duo scored 20-plus in the same game.
COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — Andre Gordon scored 15 points to lead five in double figures and Texas A&M defeated New Orleans 85-65 on Tuesday night.
The Aggies also got 13 points from Tyrece Radford, 11 each from Hassan Diarra and Wade Taylor IV, and 10 from Marcus Williams.