Reed leads Northwestern State past Champion Christian 86-65
NATCHITOCHES, La. (AP) — LaTerrance Reed hit five 3-pointers and matched his career high with 17 points and Northwestern State had 12 different players score in an 86-65 romp over Champion Christian College on Sunday.
Reed missed all four of his shots from inside the arc, but sank 5 of 9 from beyond it. Ishmael Lane finished with 13 points on 5-of-7 shooting and eight rebounds for the Demons (5-8), who picked up their third straight win after a four-game skid.
Freshman Vernon Burns topped the Tigers, a member of the Association of Christian College Athletics, with 14 points, six assists and five rebounds.
Northwestern State never trailed after Lane sank a 3-pointer for a 5-2 lead just 1:50 into the game. The Demons led 39-27 at halftime and pushed their lead above 20 on DeAndre Love’s layup with 7:27 remaining in the game.