Nicholls State vs Oral Roberts

Oral Roberts 90, Nicholls 78

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TULSA, Okla. (AP) - Shawn Glover had 25 points and nine rebounds and Oral Roberts shot 62 percent from the floor to defeat Nicholls State 90-78 Thursday night.

Warren Niles added 24 points for the Golden Eagles (13-8, 8-1 Southland), who won their fifth straight game and swept the season series with Nicholls State. Damen Bell-Holter had 15 points and Korey Billbury 10.

Fred Hunter led the Colonels (6-13, 5-4 Southland) with 33 points, hitting 11 of 15 field goals and 11 of 14 free throws. He was the only Nicholls State player to attempt a free throw. Amin Torres added a career-high 17 points and Dantrell Thomas had 12 for the Colonels, who lost despite shooting 54 percent from the field.

After a first half that featured 12 ties and four lead changes, Oral Roberts slowly pulled away and led by as many as 14 points when Mikey Manghum scored inside to make it 84-70 with 3:05 remaining.

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Scoreboard
Nicholls State (6-13)374178
Oral Roberts (13-8) «375390

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Nicholls State Colonels
T. Carpenter, G392-70-02515
F. Hunter, G3711-1511-1472433
S. Rillieux, G321-20-00242
J. Smith, G314-90-02049
D. Thomas, G236-120-064212
A. Torres317-120-021317
L. Smith-Hyde40-00-00000
J. Horace30-00-00010
Totals 31-5711-1420141978
 54.4%78.6% 
Oral Roberts Golden Eagles
S. Glover, F3911-173-690225
B. Conley, F211-13-45145
D. Bell-Holter, C184-77-830415
W. Niles, G378-164-451124
K. Billbury, G284-51-214010
M. Manghum252-20-02005
D. Jackson160-00-01610
S. Roundtree163-50-03016
Totals 33-5318-2430121390
 62.3%75% 
Southland
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Nicholls St.6-112-8211
SF Austin5-116-3113
Sam Houston5-111-8248
SE Louisiana5-111-8192
New Orleans5-28-10218
Abil Chr.4-312-8246
C. Arkansas4-310-10259
Lamar3-311-8276
McNeese St.3-36-10315
Texas A&M-CC1-54-12347
Incarn Word0-65-11342
Hou. Baptist0-64-15339
Nwestern St.0-63-14334

Summit League
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
S. Dak. St.4-016-558
South Dakota4-116-5115
Oral Roberts3-37-14184
No. Dak. St.2-210-9155
IPFW2-313-9201
Neb.-Omaha2-37-14222
Western Ill.1-310-7262
Denver1-47-12277
 
Other games
ILL 75 Final
MIST 80
ARIZ 57 Final
WASH 53
BUTL 58 Final
STL 75
GONZ 88 Final
LMU 43