HAMMOND, La. -- Christavious Gill scored a career-high 21 points as New Orleans beat Southeastern Louisiana 90-85 Thursday night, giving the Privateers their first three-game winning streak of the season.
Jeffery Ricard's layup with 12:10 to play gave Southeastern (9-11, 4-5 Southland Conference) a 57-51 lead. New Orleans responded with a 20-6 run, capped by a three-point play from Kevin Hill, to open up and eight-point lead with just more than 7 minutes remaining.
The Privateers (8-9, 5-4) made 9 of 10 free throws in the final 1:08 to hold off the Lions.