NATCHITOCHES, La. -- Louis Ellis scored 17 points, making 4 of 5 from 3-point range, and Northwestern State defeated Texas A&M-Corpus Christi 82-68 on Saturday.
The Demons (14-9, 7-2 Southland Conference) shot 47.6 percent from long range (10 of 21), in winning their fifth straight.
Northwestern State led 42-35 late in the first half, before scoring 11 straight in a stretch that spanned intermission. Gary Roberson capped the spurt with five straight points for a 53-35 advantage with 16:51 to play.
William Mosley, who finished with four blocks, moved into 12th place on the NCAA all-time list with 430. He passed Calvin Booth (Penn State, 1999), who had 428 career blocks.
The family of former Houston Astros owner Roy Hofheinz wants a court to require the University of Houston to keep his name on the school's basketball arena.
Michigan has hired assistant basketball coaches Billy Donlon and Saddi Washington.
Duke and Cincinnati, 2016 NCAA tournament teams, highlight the eight-team field for the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame Tip-Off Tournament.
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