Rosa leads New Orleans after Sam Houston St 79-76


KATY, Texas (AP) – Jorge Rosa scored 18 points as New Orleans narrowly defeated Sam Sam State 79-76 in the semifinal of the Southland conference tournament on Friday.

Troy Green had 14 points for New Orleans (19-12). Damion Rosser added 11 points. Gerrale Gates had 11 points for New Orleans.

Josh Delaney had 20 points for the Bearkats (21-11). Kai Mitchell added 16 points and 12 rebounds. Cameron Delaney had 10 points and seven rebounds.