Scores

Final

Nicholls State 73

(10-10, 7-4 Southland)

Northwestern St 86

(11-11, 7-4 Southland)

4:00 PM ET, February 8, 2014

Prather Coliseum, Natchitoches, Louisiana

1 2 T
NICH 32 4173
NWST 45 4186

Top Performers

Nicholls State: D. Thomas 28 Pts, 10 Reb, 3 Ast, 2 Stl, 2 Blk

Northwestern State: D. Hicks 17 Pts, 9 Reb, 3 Ast

Northwestern State knocks off Nicholls State 86-73

Associated Press

NATCHITOCHES, La. -- DeQuan Hicks scored 17 points and pulled down nine rebounds as Northwestern State knocked off Nicholls State 86-73 Saturday.

Northwestern State cruised to a 45-32 halftime advantage and led 74-61 with 7:35 remaining following a 3-pointer by Gary Stewart. Nicholls then scored ten unanswered points to close to 74-71 with 3:34 left. Northwestern answered as Patrick Robinson made a layup, Jalan West made a free throw and Brison White made a layup, a free throw and a dunk to extend the lead to 82-71 with 1:37 remaining. West finished with 12 points and nine assists and White added 11 points and had a career-high five steals.

Northwestern (11-11, 7-4 Southland Conference), which started the conference slate with a 1-4 record, has now won six straight games and is only two games out of second place.

Dantrell Thomas had 28 points and 10 rebounds for Nicholls (10-10, 7-4).

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Team Stat Comparison

 
NICH
NWST
Points 73 86
FG Made-Attempted 24-60 (.400) 29-62 (.468)
3P Made-Attempted 7-27 (.259) 7-17 (.412)
FT Made-Attempted 18-27 (.667) 21-33 (.636)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 25 (0/0) 20 (0/0)

2013-14 Season

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