NATCHITOCHES, La. -- James Hulbin scored 19 points to lead four Northwestern State players in double figures to beat Oral Roberts 85-73 in a Southland Conference game Thursday night.
Hulbin, Roberson and Hicks were part of a strong second unit that gave the Demons a 48-6 advantage in bench points.
Though Oral Roberts shot 49.1 percent (27 of 55) compared to Northwestern State's 45.6 percent (31 of 68), the Demons led by as many as 17 points in the second half.
Northwestern State recorded 21 steals and Oral Roberts (14-9, 9-2) turned the ball over 28 times resulting in 34 points for the Demons.
SMU has signed a second player from Australia, 6-foot-11 forward Harry Froling, to a national letter of intent. The Mustangs previously signed guard Tom Wilson from Australia.
There's nothing to suggest the Jayhawks won't end up atop the Big 12 for a 13th season in a row. But what about a return to the Final Four?
Colorado State graduate transfer John Gillon has chosen Syracuse, giving the Orange a potential starter at point guard entering the 2016-17 season.
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