Scores

Final

Lamar 63

(3-27, 1-16 Southland)

Nicholls State 90

(9-19, 8-9 Southland)

    8:45 PM ET, March 7, 2013

    David R. Stopher Gym, Thibodaux, Louisiana

    1 2 T
    LAM 21 4263
    NICH 47 4390

    Top Performers

    Lamar: R. Mitchell 15 Pts, 2 Reb, 2 Ast

    Nicholls State: F. Hunter 23 Pts, 7 Reb, 4 Ast, 4 Stl, 1 Blk

    Nicholls 90, Lamar 63

    Associated Press

    THIBODAUX, La. -- 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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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    LAM
    NICH
    Points 63 90
    FG Made-Attempted 25-55 (.455) 36-62 (.581)
    3P Made-Attempted 1-6 (.167) 7-17 (.412)
    FT Made-Attempted 12-13 (.923) 11-15 (.733)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 13 (0/0) 11 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 1 37

    2012-13 Season

    DATEGAMELINKS
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