Scores

Final

Lamar 63

(16-9, 7-4 Southland)

Nicholls State 72

(8-16, 4-8 Southland)

    4:30 PM ET, February 11, 2012

    David R. Stopher Gym, Thibodaux, Louisiana

    1 2 T
    LAM 25 3863
    NICH 35 3772

    Top Performers

    Lamar: D. Lamb 13 Pts, 10 Reb, 1 Ast

    Nicholls State: D. Thomas 21 Pts, 5 Reb, 2 Ast, 2 Stl

    Nicholls 72, Lamar 63

    Associated Press

    THIBODAUX, La. -- Dantrell Thomas scored 21 points and Trevon Lewis added 17 for Nicholls State in a 72-63 win over Lamar on Saturday.

    Thomas opened the scoring for the Colonels (8-16, 4-8 Southland Conference) with an 8-0 run all by himself, knocking down a pair of 3-pointers and foul shots, and Nicholls State eventually increased the lead to 22-6 with 7:51 before halftime.

    Nicholls State led by 10 at intermission and held on despite being outscored 38-37 by the Cardinals in the second half.

    The Colonels outshot the Cardinals 55.3 percent (26 of 47) to 30.6 percent (19 of 62) from the floor in the win.

    Anthony Miles led Lamar (16-9, 7-4) with 15 points and Mike James added 14, while Devon Lamb finished with 13 points and 10 rebounds. The Cardinals came in having won four straight games, beginning with a victory against Nicholls State on Jan. 28.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    LAM
    NICH
    Points 63 72
    FG Made-Attempted 19-62 (.306) 26-47 (.553)
    3P Made-Attempted 4-20 (.200) 4-13 (.308)
    FT Made-Attempted 21-27 (.778) 16-20 (.800)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 16 (0/0) 20 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 1 18

    2011-12 Season

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    Jan 28, 2012 @LAM 80, NICH 56Recap
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