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Wertz, New Orleans turn away Webber 77-58

Antonio Wertz scored 21 points and three teammates hit double figures Friday night as New Orleans trounced Webber 77-58.

Ryan Kinsley scored 16, including three 3-pointers, and Jaroslav Tyrna and Zach Kinsley added 10 points each for the Privateers (5-3).

New Orleans shot 51.8 percent (29 of 56) to just 36.2 percent (21 of 58) for Webber and made nine 3-pointers to the Warriors' two.

The NAIA Warriors (4-4) got 12 points apiece from Gabriel Rutledge and Taula Koloamatangi as their three-game home winning streak ended.

New Orleans never trailed and led 39-18 with 3:59 left in the first half after a three-point play by Ryan Kinsley. Webber scored the last seven points of the half to trim it to 39-25 at the break, but the Privateers opened the second half with a 14-4 run to put the game out of reach. The lead twice crested at 28 points.