new orleans – The New Orleans privateers (2-9, 1-1) got off to a lightning quick start with a 60-46 victory over the Lamar Cardinals (7-6, 1-1) at Lakefront Arena on Thursday night . .
Privateers fired and never relented. Hennessy Lou Browns Offense and great ball movement kept the lead, and it continued to grow by the minute. New Orleans started the game with a 19-for-3 run in his eight minutes of the first.
The second quarter provided more of the same for the Privateers, who had 13 assists on 16 field goals in the first half. Meanwhile, they took the cardinal out of their comfort zone. Lamar had a 19.2% field goal percentage, a 12% 3-point shooting percentage, and 12 turnovers.
New Orleans entered the locker room with a 36-15 lead. Lou-Brown finished the first half with 20 points, three rebounds and two assists. She finished with 27 points, breaking her previous high as a privateer (12 points in Wichita). Her college career high was her 19th at Salt Lake CC.
New Orleans were plus 7 that night with 34 rebounds to Lamar’s 27. The privateer also scored 11 steals, forcing Lamar to his 20th turnover.
The win marked the lowest opponent points total of the season and the first time a privateer has held an opponent under 50 since last season’s Southland Tournament held Northwestern State to 48 points. was.
what’s in the box
Darika Prior Recorded 11 points and 5 assists, the most on the team. Nora Francois Recorded 7 points and 6 rebounds. Justice Ross Added 4 assists, 3 rebounds and 3 steals. Tara Green Finished with 6 points and 4 rebounds. Zoe Cooper I also took down 6 boards.
Lamar had two players reach double digits. Sabria Dean and Akasha Davis scored 14 each.
Privateers will have a rematch with HCU on Saturday at 2pm at Lakefront Arena.
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