Garrick’s 3 carries Nicholls St. over New Orleans 64-63
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Danny Garrick's 3-pointer with 4.2 seconds left lifted Nicholls State to a 64-63 victory over New Orleans on Saturday.
New Orleans had taken a one-point lead on Scott Plaisance's tip-in, and Damion Rosser made 1 of 2 free throws with 13 seconds remaining for a 63-61 edge. Rosser missed a runner at the buzzer.
Peters hits late FTs to help Nicholls beat Houston Baptist
HOUSTON (AP) — Roddy Peters scored 18 of his 24 points in the second half, including two free throws with 21 seconds left, to help Nicholls beat Houston Baptist 72-71 on Saturday night.
Peters made 8 of 15 from the field, 8 of 12 from the free-throw line, grabbed eight rebounds and had four assists. Stevie Repichowski hit three 3-pointers and finished with 11 points and Tevon Saddler scored 10 for Nicholls (9-8, 3-1 Southland Conference).
Nicholls dominates in 2nd straight conference win 77-60
THIBODAUX, La. (AP) — Ryghe Lyons, Kimani Jackson and Kevin Johnson combined for 46 points as Nicholls rolled to its second straight Southland Conference win, brushing past Incarnate Word 77-60 on Saturday night.
Lyons had 16 points while blocking five shots, Johnson added 15 points and Jackson contributed 15 with 12 rebounds. Tevon Saddler chipped in 12 points while dishing out six assists for Nicholls (8-7, 2-0).
Nicholls routs NAIA Culver-Stockton 92-51
THIBODAUX, La. (AP) — Roddy Peters and Lafayette Rutledge each scored 18 points to lead five in double-figure scoring and Nicholls routed NAIA Culver-Stockton 92-51 on Saturday night.
Peters was 8 of 11 from the field, and Rutledge was 6-of-10 shooting from 3-point range. Tevon Saddler added 15 points for Nicholls (5-5), which shot 50 percent from the floor to snap a two-game skid. Jahvaughn Powell chipped in 14 points and Ryghe Lyons had 12.