Northwestern State vs Niagara

Niagara 92, Northwestern St. 76

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LEWISTON, N.Y. (AP) - Niagara rose to the challenge of playing the nation's highest-scoring team with its highest-scoring half of the season, getting 61 second-half points to defeat Northwestern State 92-76 Saturday in a nonconference game.

The Purple Eagles (17-11) shot 66.7 percent (20 of 30) in the second half, including 8 of 10 from 3-point range, to snap a nine-game winning streak by the Demons (19-7).

Antoine Mason, who had missed the last four games with a sprained ankle, returned for Niagara with 20 points, and Juan'ya Green also scored 20.

Mason scored 11 points and Marvin Jordan 10 when the Purple Eagles, of the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference, raced to an 84-63 lead by outscoring Northwestern State 40-20 in a span of just over 10 minutes midway through the second half.

Gary Roberson scored 20 points to pace Northwestern State, of the Southland Conference, which had been averaging 84 points per game.

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Northwestern State Demons
P. Robinson, F191-50-16132
O. Evans, C142-20-03004
M. Frazier, C111-50-03022
S. Davis, G241-62-20125
G. Stewart, G140-20-00130
G. Roberson297-85-630220
J. West295-91-224113
J. Hulbin205-110-010312
B. White200-34-61624
D. Hicks185-64-530214
D. Ulak10-00-00000
Totals 27-5716-2227132076
 47.4%72.7% 
Niagara Purple Eagles
D. White, F184-61-28139
J. Green, G377-144-447120
A. Mason, G376-106-1061120
A. Tanksley, G304-51-252112
T. McCall, G231-40-13432
M. Jordan232-55-612311
T. Cline175-60-031312
M. Lemmons101-21-20104
J. Thomas50-02-21042
L. Johnson10-10-00000
Totals 30-5320-2934191992
 56.6%69% 
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SF Austin18-028-661
Texas A&M-CC15-325-885
Incarn Word12-617-12163
Sam Houston12-618-16178
Hou. Baptist10-817-17225
SE Louisiana9-912-21331
Abil Chr.8-1013-18321
McNeese St.7-119-20341
New Orleans6-1210-20343
Nicholls St.6-1211-23313
C. Arkansas6-127-21338
Nwestern St.5-138-20344
Lamar3-1511-19336

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TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Monmouth17-328-852
Iona16-422-1177
Siena13-721-13104
Fairfield12-819-14142
St. Peters12-814-16208
Manhattan9-1113-18228
Canisius8-1214-19221
Rider8-1213-20242
Quinnipiac6-149-21297
Niagara5-157-25316
Marist4-167-23318
 
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USM 73 Final
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CSU 82
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