New Orleans Rumors & News

  • New Orleans coach downplays choking incident between teammates

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "UNO coach Mark Slessinger regretted a Privateers' bench scuffle toward the end of Tuesday's 67-66 NCAA Tournament loss to Mount St. Mary's, and said it occurred between two players who are "best friends." Slessinger benched junior starting forward Travin Thibodeaux, a 6-foot-9, 242-pounder from..." March 15

  • Mount St. Mary's edges New Orleans in First Four

    The Sports Xchange "DAYTON - Junior Robinson is the smallest player on the court in every game he plays. But, the junior guard continues to come up big for Mount St. Mary's. He did so again Tuesday night, on college basketball's biggest stage. The 5-foot-5 Robinson scored 23 points, including a go-ahead jumper..." March 14

  • New Orleans claims Southland title, NCAA berth

    The Sports Xchange "Regular-season champion New Orleans won the Southland Conference tournament Saturday night, outlasting Texas A&M-Corpus Christi 68-65 in overtime at Merrell Center in Katy, Texas. Tevin Broyles led four players in double figures for the top-seeded Privateers (20-11) with 15 points...." March 12

  • Northwestern tops New Orleans to stay perfect at home

    The Sports Xchange "Nathan Taphorn led a balanced attack with 18 points as Northwestern preserved its perfect home record with an 83-49 non-conference victory over New Orleans on Sunday at Welsh-Ryan Arena. Northwestern (7-2) won its fourth straight and improved to 6-0 at home as Scottie Lindsey scored 16..." December 11

  • Gill, Thomas power New Orleans past Washington St.

    The Sports Xchange "New Orleans guard Christavious Gill scored 18 points and forward Erik Thomas had 17 and pulled down 10 rebounds to lead the visiting Privateers to a 70-54 win over Washington State on Saturday. Gill, Thomas and forward Travin Thibodeaux (16 points) combined to shoot 22 of 38 (57.9 percent)..." December 03