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Nicholls pulls away from Mississippi College, 86-58

THIBODAUX, La. (AP) Jeremiah Jefferson scored 28 points and Gavin Peppers added another 20 as Nicholls State cruised past Mississippi College, 86-58 in the season opener on Tuesday night.

The Colonels made Austin Claunch a winner in his head coaching debut.

Nicholls State scored the first 13 points of the game to grab the lead, then outscored the Choctaws 51-23 in the second half to put the game away.

Mississippi College recovered from the slow start to get within one after Brandon Boston knocked down a pair of 3-pointers in a 12-3 run that cut the lead to 25-24.

Jefferson finished 11 of 16 from the field, hitting 3 of 7 from distance, and grabbing four steals to lead Nicholls. Peppers hit 7 of 11 from the field, including 4 of 6 from deep, and pulled down eight rebounds.

Boston and Tre Jenkins led Mississippi College with 13 points apiece.

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Key Players
Min. Per Game
Pts. Per Game
Ast. Per Game
Reb. Per Game
Field Goal %
Three Point %
Free Throw %
Team Stats
Points 0 0
Field Goals 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
3-Pointers 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
Free Throws 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
Total Rebounds 0 0
Offensive 0 0
Defensive 0 0
Team 0 0
Assists 0 0
Steals 0 0
Blocks 0 0
Turnovers 0 0
Fouls 0 0
Technicals 0 0
12T
away team logo 352358
home team logo Nicholls St. 1-0 355186
Team Stats
away team logo PPG RPG APG
home team logo Nicholls St. 1-0 72.9 PPG 36.5 RPG 13.8 APG
Key Players
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. PPG RPG APG FG%
15
J. Jefferson 17.2 PPG 2.9 RPG 2.0 APG 43.4 FG%
Top Scorers
PTS REB AST
PTS REB AST
0 FG% 0
0 3PT FG% 0
0 FT% 0
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Bench
Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Bench
Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB