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.
College basketball fans should be excited about next season's Jimmy V Classic, an event that will feature Duke's heralded freshman class.
Jeff Goodman logs all the coaching changes following the 2015-16 college basketball season.
Can Josh Pastner keep top talent in Georgia? Will Tubby Smith change his recruiting philosophy at Memphis? New coaches face some difficult questions.
|Stephen F. Austin||18-0||-||28-6|
|Sam Houston State||12-6||6||18-16|