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LSU basketball score vs. New Orleans: Live updates from Matt McMahon's third game

Koki Riley
Lafayette Daily Advertiser

BATON ROUGE - LSU basketball will look to stay undefeated, as New Orleans travels to the Pete Maravich Assembly to face the Tigers on Thursday (7 p.m CT., SEC Network+).

LSU (2-0) has won its first two games of Coach Matt McMahon's tenure, defeating Kansas City and Arkansas State, 74-63 and 61-52, respectively. In the Tigers' win against the Red Wolves, Adam Miller led the way with 26 points on 9-for-15 shooting.

New Orleans (1-1) lost its season opener last Monday to Butler in blowout fashion, 89-53. The Privateers then bounced back in their home opener over the weekend against St. Francis (Illinois) with a 65-63 win.

LSU is 12-4 all-time against the Privateers; the last time the two programs squared off was in 2019, a 90-54 LSU win. The Tigers have won the previous six matchups between the two sides.

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Koki Riley covers LSU sports for The Daily Advertiser and the USA TODAY Sports South Region. Email him at kriley@theadvertiser.com and follow him on Twitter at @KokiRiley.