Hill finished with 12 rebounds and McPhearson hit three 3-pointers. Cory Dixon, the lone Privateer averaging in double figures, finished the night with 12 points and nine rebounds.
New Orleans (5-8, 2/3 Southland) led by four points at the half and continued to stretch its lead, going up by 15 after an 8-1 run with 6:32 left to play.
The Privateers, who rank near the bottom of the league in assist to turnover ratio, finished the night with 19 assists and 14 turnovers.
Donovan Ross scored 13 points to lead the Cardinals (1-16, 0-5). Lamar's only victory of the season came against Savannah State on Nov. 21, and it currently is on a 13-game losing streak.
The dust has settled after players made their NBA draft decisions. Which college teams won? Which lost? Well, Villanova is pretty happy. USC, meanwhile, might not be as thrilled.
The 2017 recruiting class is short on point guards, with Trevon Duval leading only eight prospects from the ESPN 60 who are still available.
ESPN college basketball reporter Andy Katz looks into the two decommitments from the NBA draft and what they're looking forward to.
|Stephen F. Austin||18-0||-||28-6|
|Sam Houston State||12-6||6||18-16|