NATCHITOCHES, La. -- Shamir Davis scored 14 points to lead six Northwestern State players in double figures as the Demons posted their largest victory margin of the season, 102-52 over LeTourneau on Monday.
Bouncing back from their lowest point total of the season, a 79-61 loss to Arkansas in which they shot just 27.4 percent, the Demons (6-4) were much sharper against the Yellow Jackets (4-8), a Division III team.
Davis and Patrick Robinson, who finished with 13 points, scored nine each in the first half, when Northwestern State took a 54-27 lead.
The Demons shot 53.3 percent while making 24 of 45 first-half shots, more than twice as many attempts as LeTourneau. They had a 25-13 rebounding edge in the half, in which LeTourneau committed 14 turnovers.
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.
NCAA champion Villanova will play Notre Dame and Pittsburgh will play Penn State in the inaugural Never Forget Tribute Classic at Prudential Center on Dec. 10.
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