New Orleans (5-10, 1-4) vs. Incarnate Word (3-11, 0-3)
Alice P. McDermott Convocation Center, San Antonio; Saturday, 5:15 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: New Orleans looks for its sixth straight win in the head-to-head series over Incarnate Word. New Orleans has won by an average of 11 points in its last five wins over the Cardinals. Incarnate Word's last win in the series came on Jan. 11, 2016, a 71-68 win.
FABULOUS FRESHMEN: New Orleans' Bryson Robinson, Troy Green and Ahren Freeman have combined to account for 49 percent of the team's scoring this season and have scored 50 percent of all Privateers points over the last five games.
RAMPING IT UP: The Cardinals have scored 69.3 points per game against conference opponents so far, an improvement from the 56.8 per game they managed in non-conference play.BRILLIANT BRYSON: Robinson has connected on 36.8 percent of the 117 3-pointers he's attempted and has made 10 of 22 over his last three games. He's also converted 96.7 percent of his free throws this season.
WINLESS WHEN: The Privateers are 0-9 when they score 71 points or fewer and 5-1 when they exceed 71 points. The Cardinals are 0-9 when allowing 72 or more points and 3-2 when holding opponents below 72.
COLD SPELL: New Orleans has lost its last seven road games, scoring 62.1 points, while allowing 84.4 per game.
TO ERR IS HUMAN: The New Orleans offense has turned the ball over 14.9 times per game this season, but is averaging 19.8 turnovers over its last five games.