NEW ORLEANS -- Lamont Berzat had 18 points to lead six New Orleans players in double figures as the Privateers topped Central Arkansas 86-78 on Wednesday night. Jahmel Myers added 17 points for the Privateers. Gerrale Gates chipped in 14, Raquan Brown scored 12 and Troy Green had 12.
New Orleans (5-10, 1-4), which snapped its five-game losing streak, plays Incarnate Word on the road on Saturday. Central Arkansas takes on Sam Houston State at home on Saturday.
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|Stephen F. Austin||15-1||-||24-3|
|Sam Houston State||11-6||4.5||18-10|