Northwestern State vs Sam Houston State

Northwestern St. 73, Sam Houston St. 64

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HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) - DeQuan Hicks scored 24 points and grabbed a season-high 13 rebounds, helping Northwestern State erase the memory of its last game against Sam Houston State and rally for a 73-64 victory Monday night.

Hicks was 9 of 14 from the floor. James Hulbin added 14 points for the Demons (9-4, 3-0 Southland), who set an NCAA record for long-range futility in last season's Feb. 22 meeting with SHSU, missing all 26 of their 3-point attempts. They were 4 of 20 from behind the arc Monday.

Northwestern State trailed for most of the game but took the lead for good, 63-62, on Jalan West's two free throws with 3:04 to play. Hicks added two foul shots and a layup before Shamir Davis made four free throws in the final 1:04 to seal the victory.

James Thomas scored 16 points for the Bearkats (8-6, 1-1), who fell to 6-2 at home.

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Scoreboard
Northwestern State (9-4) «284573
Sam Houston State (8-6)333164

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Northwestern State Demons
P. Robinson, F180-20-00110
O. Evans, C173-40-03016
M. Frazier, C111-20-03022
S. Davis, G333-86-1047012
G. Stewart, G151-20-02013
J. Hulbin296-91-280314
J. West273-122-244310
D. Hicks249-146-11134324
B. White211-50-02212
G. Roberson50-10-00030
Totals 27-5915-2540181873
 45.8%60% 
Sam Houston State Bearkats
J. Thomas, F215-66-741316
M. Holyfield, C141-20-04032
D. Gatson, G312-90-25235
P. Baxter, G263-90-00226
D. Gatlin, G170-30-24430
W. Bond242-50-04125
T. Motley214-115-7100313
N. Mason193-52-340110
A. Harwell140-22-22312
J. McKay131-32-21105
Totals 21-5517-2540142164
 38.2%68% 
Southland
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
SF Austin0-04-0316
Incarn Word0-03-0347
Lamar0-03-15
Abil Chr.0-02-1341
Sam Houston0-02-1347
C. Arkansas0-02-2152
Nicholls St.0-02-2137
Hou. Baptist0-01-3178
McNeese St.0-01-3345
SE Louisiana0-01-3262
Texas A&M-CC0-01-3152
New Orleans0-00-261
Nwestern St.0-00-4277
 
Other games
ND 66 Final
CINCY 60
IND 74 Final
PSU 51