LOUISIANA 66, NEW ORLEANS 57
Lafayette, LA – Louisiana held New Orleans to just one basket in the final 4:26, blunting the last rally by the Privateers and earning a spot in Round 2 of the WNIT.
The Ragin’ Cajuns will play at Texas A&M, with tipoff set for 3 p.m. ET on Sunday, Nov. 12.
Simone Fields led Louisiana with 18 points and nine rebounds, and Skylar Goodwin added 13 points and five rebounds. The Cajuns were 7-of-16 from 3-point range and allowed just one 3-pointer from New Orleans.
The Privateers got 13 points from Shania Woods, who missed nearly eight weeks of preseason practice time because of a broken hand. Randi Brown added 10 points.