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Final

Nicholls State 66

(10-12, 7-6 Southland)

SE Louisiana 71

(11-13, 6-7 Southland)

    6:00 PM ET, February 15, 2014

    University Center (LA), Hammond, Louisiana

    1 2 T
    NICH 27 3966
    SELA 35 3671

    Top Performers

    Nicholls St: D. Thomas 15 Pts, 6 Reb, 2 Ast, 1 Stl

    SE Louisiana: O. Ochie 13 Pts, 7 Reb

    SE Louisiana hangs on to beat Nicholls State 71-66

    Associated Press

    HAMMOND, La. -- Onochie Ochie had 13 points and seven rebounds on Saturday to lead Southeast Louisiana over Nicholls State 71-66.

    Ochie made back-to-back baskets to extend SE Louisiana's lead to 52-47 lead with 8:27 left. The Lions (11-13, 6-7 Southland Conference) made only one field goal the rest of the way but connected on 15 of its last 18 free throw attempts to hang on for the win.

    Dre Evans and JaMichael Hawkins each scored 12, and Julian Chiera 11.

    Nicholls State (10-12, 7-6) fought back as Sam McBeath made two 3s in the final minute to pull the Colonels within 68-66 with 9 seconds left. But Evans made 3 of 4 free throws from there and SE Louisiana held on for the win.

    Jeremy Smith had 16 points and Dantrell Thomas had 15 to lead Nicholls State.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    NICH
    SELA
    Points 66 71
    FG Made-Attempted 24-56 (.429) 17-33 (.515)
    3P Made-Attempted 9-28 (.321) 4-9 (.444)
    FT Made-Attempted 9-16 (.563) 33-43 (.767)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 28 (0/0) 18 (0/0)

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