NEW ORLEANS -- Travin Thibodeaux scored 13 points and had five assists to lead New Orleans to a 74-67 victory over Division III Spring Hill on Friday.
The Privateers never trailed, jumping out on a 20-5 run and a 40-20 halftime lead. Spring Hill cut a 13-point deficit with nine minutes left and pulled to 67-60. Troy Green, who scored all nine of his points from the line, made six free throws in the final 1:23 to help seal it for New Orleans.
The Privateers made 28 of 39 free-throw attempts.