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Northwestern State vs Lamar

Lamar 76, Northwestern St. 69


KATY, Texas (AP) - Mike James scored 21 points and Lamar closed the game with a 15-4 run to overtake Northwestern State 76-69 in the Southland Conference tournament quarterfinals Wednesday.

Anthony Miles added 16 points, Charlie Harper 14 and Devon Lamb 12 for the third-seeded Cardinals (21-11), who will take a four-game winning streak into the semifinals Thursday night against second-seeded Stephen F. Austin.

Stan Brown grabbed 10 rebounds to lead Lamar's 46-32 edge on the boards.

William Mosley's 22 points and nine rebounds paced the sixth-seeded Demons (16-16). Louis Ellis scored 15 points and Shamir Davis 12.

The Cardinals led 47-35 before the Demons reeled off a 17-1 run to forge a 52-48 advantage with 8:43 to go.

Lamar was still down 65-61 with 3:11 left before its furious finish.

The Cardinals are making their first trip to the conference tournament since the 2007-08 season.

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Northwestern State Demons
P. Robinson, F241-40-01022
W. Mosley, C3310-152-290422
S. Davis, G264-113-422312
L. Ellis, G236-82-341115
G. Roberson, G91-62-23024
J. Hulbin283-101-22228
T. Washington191-20-00322
G. Stewart151-30-04212
J. Brisco130-20-02110
O. Evans81-10-01002
M. Frazier20-00-00000
T. Lindsey00-00-00100
Totals 28-6210-1332121869
Lamar Cardinals
S. Brown, F222-42-310016
A. Miles, G364-128-853316
D. Lamb, G315-92-361212
M. James, G279-170-064121
B. Davis, G243-91-23327
C. Harper235-74-570214
N. Acosta180-20-02020
D. Minor120-30-01200
O. Ebomwonyi70-30-21010
Totals 28-6617-2346131476
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