NATCHITOCHES, La. -- Shamir Davis scored 14 points to lead six Northwestern State players in double figures as the Demons posted their largest victory margin of the season, 102-52 over LeTourneau on Monday.
Bouncing back from their lowest point total of the season, a 79-61 loss to Arkansas in which they shot just 27.4 percent, the Demons (6-4) were much sharper against the Yellow Jackets (4-8), a Division III team.
Davis and Patrick Robinson, who finished with 13 points, scored nine each in the first half, when Northwestern State took a 54-27 lead.
The Demons shot 53.3 percent while making 24 of 45 first-half shots, more than twice as many attempts as LeTourneau. They had a 25-13 rebounding edge in the half, in which LeTourneau committed 14 turnovers.
The Big East has joined the ACC, Atlantic 10 and Colonial Athletic Association in forming a men's basketball officiating alliance.
Nebraska guard Andrew White, who averaged 16.6 points and 5.9 rebounds per game last season, will transfer from the program and is eligible immediately. What else is on Dickie V's mind this week?
The Cavaliers bring in a top-10 class of four incoming freshmen, so the Class of 2017 will be a small one. Coach Tony Bennett is aiming high.
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