Lamar vs Nicholls State

Nicholls 90, Lamar 63

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THIBODAUX, La. (AP) - Fred Hunter scored 23 points and Dantrell Thomas added 21 as hot-shooting Nicholls State trounced Lamar 90-63 Thursday night to sweep the season series.

The Colonels (9-19, 8-9 Southland Conference), who came in having lost seven of their past nine games, shot 59.4 percent (19 of 32) in the first half. Leading 18-17, they blew the game open with a 29-4 run, going into halftime ahead 47-21.

The Cardinals made only 9 of 20 field goals before the break.

Hunter finished 9 of 11 from the field, Thomas was 8 of 12 and JaMarkus Horace made 8 of 11 to finish with 16 points.

Nicholls State had a 56-36 advantage in the paint and scored 27 points off 20 Lamar turnovers.

Rhon Mitchell scored 15 points and Donley Minor added 14 to lead the Cardinals (3-27, 1-16), who have lost seven straight, including 74-63 to the Colonels on Feb. 19.

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Scoreboard
Lamar (3-27)214263
Nicholls State (9-19) «474390

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Lamar Cardinals
R. Mitchell, F337-141-122015
S. Brown, F274-93-470411
D. Minor, G326-132-213214
D. Minton, G271-20-03212
M. Hancock, G243-50-03107
K. Blanks210-30-02100
H. Webb163-64-490110
S. Norman90-10-00020
N. Acosta71-12-20034
B. Doty40-10-00000
Totals 25-5512-133191363
 45.5%92.3% 
Nicholls State Colonels
J. Horace, F218-110-020316
S. Rillieux, G320-50-03600
D. Thomas, G318-125-564121
T. Carpenter, G305-80-031214
F. Hunter, G309-114-874223
A. Torres184-50-00508
P. Maciel151-30-01123
L. Smith-Hyde151-50-01013
S. Bailey40-10-01000
T. Julien20-02-20002
Z. West20-10-00000
Totals 36-6211-1528211190
 58.1%73.3% 
Southland
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Nicholls St.6-112-8211
SF Austin5-116-3114
Sam Houston5-111-8249
SE Louisiana5-111-8192
New Orleans5-28-10218
Abil Chr.4-312-8246
C. Arkansas4-310-10259
Lamar3-311-8277
McNeese St.3-36-10316
Texas A&M-CC1-54-12347
Incarn Word0-65-11342
Hou. Baptist0-64-15338
Nwestern St.0-63-14335
 
Other games
WISC 43 Final
MIST 58
ORE 53 Final
COLO 76