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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TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
SF Austin17-129-533
Sam Houston15-326-982
Nwestern St.13-519-13161
Texas A&M-CC13-520-14210
Incarn Word10-818-11160
Lamar9-915-15219
McNeese St.8-1015-16279
Hou. Baptist7-1112-16286
Nicholls St.7-1110-19321
New Orleans6-1211-18326
SE Louisiana6-129-23329
Abilene Christian4-1410-21325
C. Arkansas2-162-27349

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TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Iona17-326-951
Rider15-521-12141
Manhattan13-719-14168
Monmouth13-718-15176
Canisius11-918-15181
Quinnipiac9-1115-15226
St. Peters8-1216-18233
Siena7-1311-20268
Niagara7-138-22285
Fairfield5-157-24299
Marist5-157-25317
 
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