2021–22 New Orleans Privateers men's basketball team

The 2021–22 New Orleans Privateers men's basketball team represents the University of New Orleans during the 2021–22 NCAA Division I men's basketball season. The Privateers are led by eleventh-year head coach Mark Slessinger and play their home games at Lakefront Arena as members of the Southland Conference.

2021–22 New Orleans Privateers men's basketball
New Orleans Privateers wordmark.svg
ConferenceSouthland Conference
Record18–14 (10–4 Southland)
Head coach
Assistant coaches
  • Jody Bailey
  • Kris Arkenberg
  • Jay Smith
Home arenaLakefront Arena
Seasons
2021–22 Southland Conference men's basketball standings
Conf Overall
Team W   L   PCT W   L   PCT
Nicholls 11 3   .786 21 12   .636
Southeastern Louisiana 10 4   .714 19 15   .559
New Orleans 10 4   .714 18 14   .563
Texas A&M–Corpus Christi 7 7   .500 23 12   .657
Houston Baptist 6 8   .429 11 18   .379
Northwestern State 5 9   .357 9 23   .281
McNeese State 4 10   .286 11 22   .333
Incarnate Word 3 11   .214 7 25   .219
2022 Southland Tournament winner

Previous seasonEdit

The Privateers finished the 2020–21 season 10–14, 8–7 in Southland play to finish in sixth place. In the Southland Tournament, they defeated Southeastern Louisiana in the second round,[1] before falling to Northwestern State in the quarterfinals.[2]

RosterEdit

2021–22 New Orleans Privateers men's basketball team
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Height Weight Year Hometown
G 0 Daniel Sackey 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m) 175 lb (79 kg) Jr Winnipeg, Canada
G 2 Kmani Doughty 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 195 lb (88 kg) RS Fr Brooklyn, New York
G 3 Troy Green 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 215 lb (98 kg) Sr St. Rose, Louisiana
F 4 Jahmel Myers 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 215 lb (98 kg) Jr Cape Coral, Florida
F 5 Tyson Jackson 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 245 lb (111 kg) So Fairburn, Georgia
G 10 Derek St. Hilaire 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) 180 lb (82 kg) GS Atlanta, Georgia
F 11 Simeon Kirkland 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) 225 lb (102 kg) Jr Ocala, Florida
G 12 Norris Williams 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 165 lb (75 kg) Fr New Orleans, Louisiana
G 13 Jamond Vincent 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 215 lb (98 kg) Fr New Orleans, Louisiana
F 22 Darrius Washington 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 230 lb (104 kg) Fr Louisville, Kentucky
G 24 Rodney Carson Jr. 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 180 lb (82 kg) So Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
G 32 Dorian Hill 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 165 lb (75 kg) Fr Hampton, Virginia
F 33 D'Ante Bell 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 225 lb (102 kg) Fr Shreveport, Louisiana
G 34 De'Sean Allen-Eikens 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 215 lb (98 kg) So Williston, North Dakota
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • (W) Walk-on

Roster
Last update: February 1, 2022

Schedule and resultsEdit

Date
time, TV
Rank# Opponent# Result Record Site (attendance)
city, state
Exhibition
November 6, 2021*
3:00 pm, ESPN+
Loyola (NO)
Homecoming
L 72–80 
Lakefront Arena (1,862)
New Orleans, LA
Non-conference regular season
November 9, 2021*
6:30 pm, SECN+/ESPN+
at Ole Miss L 61–82  0–1
SJB Pavilion 
Oxford, MS
November 13, 2021*
3:00 pm, ESPN+
Spring Hill W 79–41  1–1
Lakefront Arena (1,027)
New Orleans, LA
November 16, 2021*
7:00 pm, BTN+
at Northwestern L 67–83  1–2
Welsh–Ryan Arena (2,593)
Evanston, IL
November 19, 2021*
7:00 pm, ESPN+
Rice L 78–83  1–3
Lakefront Arena (959)
New Orleans, LA
November 24, 2021*
1:00 pm, ESPN+
Central Arkansas
UNO Classic
W 90–63  2–3
Lakefront Arena (994)
New Orleans, LA
November 25, 2021*
1:00 pm, ESPN+
Presbyterian
UNO Classic
L 66–68  2–4
Lakefront Arena (927)
New Orleans, LA
November 26, 2021*
1:00 pm, ESPN+
VMI
UNO Classic
W 79–71  3–4
Lakefront Arena (856)
New Orleans, LA
November 30, 2021*
6:00 pm, SECN+
at Texas A&M L 65–85  3–5
Reed Arena (4,958)
College Station, TX
December 3, 2021*
7:00 pm, ESPN+
at Louisiana L 67–80  3–6
Cajundome (2,826)
Lafayette, LA
December 11, 2021*
8:00 pm
at Utah State L 50–82  3–7
Smith Spectrum (8,727)
Logan, UT
December 17, 2021*
7:00 pm, ESPN+
Dillard Postponed due to COVID-19 Lakefront Arena 
New Orleans, LA
December 21, 2021*
7:00 pm, ESPN+
at Tulane Canceled due to COVID-19 Devlin Fieldhouse 
New Orleans, LA
December 28, 2021*
5:30 pm, BTN
at No. 13 Ohio State Canceled due to COVID-19 Value City Arena 
Columbus, OH
December 31, 2021*
1:00 pm, ESPN+
Belhaven W 94–54  4–7
Lakefront Arena (905)
New Orleans, LA
January 6, 2022*
1:30 pm, ESPN+
vs. McNeese State
Southland Basketball Tip-Off First Round
L 82–92 2OT 4–8
Merrell Center 
Katy, TX
January 7, 2022*
11:00 am, ESPN+
vs. Houston Baptist
Southland Basketball Tip-Off Consolation 2nd Round
W 81–65  5–8
Merrell Center 
Katy, TX
January 8, 2022*
1:30 pm, ESPN+
vs. Northwestern State
Southland Basketball Tip-Off 5th Place Game
W 80–79  6–8
Merrell Center (101)
Katy, TX
January 11, 2022*
7:00 pm, ESPN+
Dillard
Rescheduled from December 17
W 93–66  7–8
Lakefront Arena (835)
New Orleans, LA
Southland Regular Season
January 15, 2022
4:00 pm, ESPN+
Nicholls W 78–66  8–8
(1–0)
Lakefront Arena (1,102)
New Orleans, LA
January 20, 2022
7:00 pm, ESPN+
Southeastern Louisiana W 78–72  9–8
(2–0)
Lakefront Arena (921)
New Orleans, LA
January 22, 2022
4:00 pm, ESPN+
Northwestern State W 85–77  10–8
(3–0)
Lakefront Arena (921)
New Orleans, LA
January 27, 2022
7:00 pm, ESPN+
at Houston Baptist W 77–66  11–8
(4–0)
Sharp Gym (742)
Houston, TX
January 30, 2022
5:00 pm, ESPNU
at McNeese State W 84–78  12–8
(5–0)
The Legacy Center (1,712)
Lake Charles, LA
February 3, 2022
7:30 pm, ESPN+
at Texas A&M–Corpus Christi W 79–70  13–8
(6–0)
Dugan Wellness Center (1,348)
Corpus Christi, TX
February 5, 2022
4:00 pm, ESPN+
at Incarnate Word L 70–78  13–9
(6–1)
McDermott Center (273)
San Antonio, TX
February 10, 2022
7:00 pm, ESPN+
Texas A&M–Corpus Christi W 78–69  14–9
(7–1)
Lakefront Arena (1,179)
New Orleans, LA
February 12, 2022
4:00 pm, ESPN+
Incarnate Word W 84–57  15–9
(8–1)
Lakefront Arena (1,127)
New Orleans, LA
February 19, 2022
4:00 pm, ESPN+
McNeese State W 88–75  16–9
(9–1)
Lakefront Arena (1,245)
New Orleans, LA
February 24, 2022
8:00 pm, ESPN+
at Southeastern Louisiana L 79–84  16–10
(9–2)
University Center (621)
Hammond, LA
February 26, 2022
3:00 pm
at Northwestern State L 77–87  16–11
(9–3)
Prather Coliseum (648)
Natchitoches, LA
March 2, 2022
7:00 pm, ESPN+
Houston Baptist W 75–74  17–11
(10–3)
Lakefront Arena (1,002)
New Orleans, LA
March 5, 2022
3:00 pm
at Nicholls L 85–92  17–12
(10–4)
Stopher Gym (1,355)
Thibodaux, LA
Southland Tournament
March 10, 2022
7:30 pm, ESPN+
(3) vs. (7) McNeese State
Second round
W 82–78  18–12
Merrell Center 
Katy, TX
March 11, 2022
7:30 pm, ESPN+
(3) vs. (2) Southeastern Louisiana
Semifinals
L 65–74  18–13
Merrell Center 
Katy, TX
The Basketball Classic
March 19, 2022*
9:00 pm, ESPN+
at Portland
First Round
L 73–94  18–14
Chiles Center (659)
Portland, OR
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.
All times are in Central Time.

Source:[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Privateers Make Claim for Two #SCtop10 Plays, Ease Way to Victory". University of New Orleans Athletics. Retrieved February 1, 2022.
  2. ^ "No. 4 Northwestern State Fends Off No. 5 New Orleans, Advances to Semifinals". Southland Conference. Retrieved February 1, 2022.
  3. ^ "2021-22 Men's Basketball Schedule - University of New Orleans Athletics". unoprivateers.com. Retrieved November 22, 2021.