DENVER (AP) -Nate Rohnert scored 19 of his 27 points in the second half, and Denver fended off New Orleans 75-66 Thursday night.
Brian Stafford had 15 points and Rob Lewis and Sabatino Chen added 11 points each for Denver (11-5, 4-1 Sun Belt). Denver won its 10th straight home game since a season-opening loss to Northern Iowa.
Carl Blair and Charles Carmouche had 16 points each to lead New Orleans (6-10, 1-4), which lost its 12th consecutive league game on the road.
New Orleans' Billy Humphrey, who entered as the conference's second-leading scorer with an average of 18.3 points, played just eight minutes in his third game back from a knee injury. He was limited to three points, all on free throws.
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