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Beach Volleyball goes 2-2 at Badger Beach Bash

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March 8, 2017


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The University of New Orleans beach volleyball team competed in its second event of the 2017 season this past weekend, going 2-2 in the Badger Beach Bash. The two victories at one event match a program record set last year at the Pelican Classic, while the three 5-0 shutout-victories in one season are a new record....

UNO men’s basketball wins SLC Championship

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March 8, 2017


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On Saturday afternoon in Stopher Gym, the University of New Orleans men's basketball team clinched the outright 2016-17 Southland Conference championship with a 74-64 win over league rival Nicholls before a road crowd that was largely filled with fans donning silver and blue.   UNO saw a double-digit le...

UNO defeats LSU in iconic upset at home

Angelle Cleneay, Social Media Manger

March 8, 2017


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The University of New Orleans ended an eight-game losing streak against the number two ranked Louisiana State University Tigers on Wednesday night at Maestri Field.   With an 11–8 victory, Head Coach Blake Dean and his boys in the royal blue-and-white defeated the LSU Tigers who were nati...

Women’s Tennis Shows Depth In 4-0 Win

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February 12, 2017


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The University of New Orleans women's tennis team hosted Southern University on Saturday afternoon, completing the weekend sweep with a 4-0 win.   Junior Anja Luethi led the Privateers with victories at the top slot in both singles and doubles play, while senior Yasmine Rashad also went 2-0 on the day. ...

Late Run Leads Men’s Basketball Past Southeastern Louisiana, 60-52

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February 12, 2017


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The University of New Orleans men's basketball team defeated the Southeastern Louisiana Lions 60-52 on Saturday evening in the University Center. The game featured a combined 39 turnovers, 72 missed shots and countless stoppages due to issues with the shot and game clock.   "There were som...

Men’s Basketball Celebrates Homecoming With 78-69 Win Over Nicholls

Men’s Basketball Celebrates Homecoming With 78-69 Win Over Nicholls

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February 8, 2017


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It was a day of celebration as the University of New Orleans capped its week-long Homecoming 2017 with a pair of basketball games in Lakefront Arena, and the men's basketball team sent the crowd home happy as the Privateers defeated Southland Conference foe Nicholls, 78-69, on Saturday evening.   ...

Men’s Tennis Opens Up Season With 6-1 Victory Over Alcorn State

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February 8, 2017


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Privateers start season 1-0 after defeating Alcorn State The University of New Orleans men's tennis team played its first match of the spring 2017 season on Friday afternoon, setting the standard for the upcoming campaign with a 6-1 victory over Alcorn State.   The victory marks the seco...

Fortenberry And Nicholls Dash To Victories At Jaguar Invitational

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February 8, 2017


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Nicholas Mitchell sets school record in the shot among numerous personal records Senior Alexia Fortenberry and sophomore Micheal Nicholls provided the University of New Orleans with championship performances by winning the 60-meter hurdles events and Nicholas Mitchell set a school mark in the shot pu...

Privateers Basketball, 12-9

February 3, 2017


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Senior forward Erik Thomas led four players in double figures offensively with 17 points and the Privateers connected on 53.6 percent of its field goals as the University of New Orleans men's basketball team rolled past Southland Conference foe McNeese, 75-56, on Thursday evening in Lakefront Arena. ...

UNO Athletics

February 3, 2017


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22 student-athletes from the University of New Orleans were named to the Southland Conference Commissioner's Honor Roll for the fall 2016 semester announced recently by the league. UNO had 14 Commissioner's Honor Roll Honorees during the fall 2015 semester.  Each honoree earned at least a 3.0 gr...

Men’s basketball team signs significant television deal

Men’s basketball team signs significant television deal

Jamie Lloyd, Staff

November 16, 2016


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The University of New Orleans men’s basketball team is set to make a noticeable debut on the big screen in the upcoming weeks. Recently, a few sports cable outlets (Cox Sports TV and Fox Sports 1) have picked up the franchise and decided to broadcast it through various college sports networks, giving...

Dunn eclipses 500 career kills and digs in UNO volleyball match against Nicholls

Dunn eclipses 500 career kills and digs in UNO volleyball match against Nicholls

UNO Athletics

November 2, 2016


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Sophomore outside hitter Blessing Dunn reached a career milestone for the University of New Orleans volleyball team on Saturday afternoon in a 3-1 loss to Nicholls (25-19, 25-18, 23-25, 25-19) in Southland Conference action. The Jacksonville, Alabama product posted a team-high 16 digs with nine kills...

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