Scores

Final

Nicholls State 74

(7-17, 6-8 Southland)

Lamar 63

(3-23, 1-13 Southland)

    8:30 PM ET, February 19, 2013

    Montagne Center, Beaumont, Texas

    1 2 T
    NICH 45 2974
    LAM 28 3563

    Top Performers

    Nicholls St: T. Carpenter 17 Pts, 6 Reb, 2 Ast, 3 Stl

    Lamar: A. Wilson 23 Pts, 7 Reb, 4 Ast, 1 Blk

    Nicholls 74, Lamar 63

    Associated Press

    BEAUMONT, Texas -- T.J. Carpenter scored 17 points off the bench on 6-of-12 shooting including four 3-pointers, grabbed six rebounds and Nicholls State got past Lamar 74-63 on Tuesday night.

    Nicholls State (7-17, 6-8 Southland) jumped out to an early 22-10 lead and largely used its bench, which outscored the Cardinals' bench 34-9, to keep a double-digit lead throughout most of the contest. The Colonels, which scored 24 points off 19 Lamar turnovers, led 45-28 at halftime and were up by as many as 18 points in the second half.

    Fred Hunter had 15 points, pulled four rebounds and dished out four assists for Nicholls State, which shot 49.1 percent from the field and hit nine 3-pointers.

    Amos Wilson led Lamar (3-23, 1-13) with 23 points on 10-of-15 shooting, grabbed seven rebounds and had four assists. Rhon Mitchell had 14 points and 10 rebounds while Stan Brown had nine points and 11 rebounds.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    NICH
    LAM
    Points 74 63
    FG Made-Attempted 26-53 (.491) 23-53 (.434)
    3P Made-Attempted 9-16 (.563) 0-5 (.000)
    FT Made-Attempted 13-25 (.520) 17-22 (.773)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 23 (0/0) 19 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 18 0

    2012-13 Season

    DATEGAMELINKS
    » Feb 19, 2013 NICH 74, @LAM 63Recap
    Mar 7, 2013 @NICH 90, LAM 63Recap

    Research Notes

    Lamar was 0 for 5 on 3-pointers Tuesday against Nicholls. It is the eighth time this season the Cardinals have not made a three-pointer; no other Division I team has done it more than twice.

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