THIBODAUX, La. -- 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 earned its fourth consecutive road victory. Troy Green added 13 points, nine rebounds and seven assists. Bryson Robinson had 13 points for the visitors.
The Privateers evened the season series against the Colonels with the win. Nicholls State defeated New Orleans 64-63 on Feb. 9. New Orleans finishes out the regular season against Southeastern Louisiana on the road on Wednesday. Nicholls State matches up against Northwestern State at home on Wednesday.
For more AP college basketball coverage: https://apnews.com/Collegebasketball and http://twitter.com/AP-Top25
This was generated by Automated Insights, http://www.automatedinsights.com/ap, using data from STATS LLC, https://www.stats.com
Virginia's Bennett rejects raise in new deal
Virginia coach Tony Bennett turned down a raise while getting an extension, asking that the money be used for the program.
NBA agents reject NCAA's certification proposal
The NBPA sent a letter on behalf of certified player agents to the NCAA that refuses to submit to a proposed certification process to work with undergraduate players testing the NBA draft.
Kentucky gets SF Clarke, No. 4 prospect in 2021
Small forward Terrence Clarke has announced he is headed to Kentucky. Clarke, the No. 4 prospect in the Class of 2021, is expected to reclassify into the Class of 2020.
|Sam Houston State||16-2||-||21-12|
|Stephen F. Austin||7-11||9||14-16|