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Nicholls StateColonelsNICH
4-6, 1-4 Conf
24
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NICH3002124
SHSU71428049
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Sam Houston StateBearkatsSHSU
8-2, 4-1 Conf

Sam Houston State defeats Nicholls State 49-24

HUNTSVILLE, Texas -- Keshawn Hill and Brian Bell accounted for four touchdowns as Sam Houston State ran over Nicholls State 49-24 Saturday.

Hill had TD runs of 16 and 1 as the Bearkats (8-2, 4-1 Southland Conference) scored seven unanswered touchdowns. Bell, the Bearkats' quarterback, added a 45-yard touchdown run, and also threw a 56-yard TD pass to Torrance Williams.

Richard Sincere had a 32-yard touchdown run, and a 48-yard interception return for a touchdown by Michael Wade rounded out the scoring for the Bearkats.

The Bearkats have scored 44 points of more in seven of their eight wins.

Nicholls State (4-6, 1-4) scored three touchdowns in the fourth quarter. Michael Henry rushed for a 2-yard score. Beaux Hebert then added TD passes of 46 and 7 yards. The Colonels have a four-game losing streak, and have given up 49 points or more in their six losses this season.

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2015 Southland Conference Standings

TEAMCONFOVR
McNeese State9-010-1
Sam Houston State7-211-4
Central Arkansas7-27-4
Incarnate Word5-46-5
Lamar4-55-6
Northwestern State4-54-7
Stephen F Austin4-54-7
Southeastern Louisiana3-5-14-6-1
Abilene Christian3-63-8
Nicholls State2-6-12-8-1
Houston Baptist0-82-9