Scores

Final

Texas State 97

(10-9, 4-4 Sun Belt)

Nicholls State 79

(6-13, 1-7 Southland)

    6:00 PM ET, January 29, 2005

    Stopher Gymnasium, Thibodaux, Louisiana

    1 2 T
    TXST 47 5097
    NICH 43 3679

    Top Performers

    Texas State: B. Brickens 22 Pts, 2 Reb, 3 Ast, 2 Stl, 1 Blk

    Nicholls St: S. Blaszczynski 27 Pts, 5 Reb, 1 Ast, 2 Stl

    Texas State 97, Nicholls State 79

    THIBODAUX, La. (AP) -- Brad Brickens scored 22 points, making all four 3-pointers he took, while Anthony Dill had 17 points and 10 rebounds to lead Texas State to a 97-79 victory over Nicholls State on Saturday.

    Texas State (10-9, 4-4 Southland) led 47-43 at halftime, then took command by shooting 59.3 percent in the second half, while Nicholls State (6-13, 1-7) hit only 35.1 percent of its shots during the final period.

    The Bobcats also outrebounded the Colonels 44-25.

    Stefan Blaszczynski scored 27 for Nicholls, while Shawn King added 13 points of 5-of-7 shooting, including 3-of-3 from 3-point range.

    Willie Depron scored 11 and Dominique Geason 10 for the Colonels.

    Markee White scored 13 points for Texas State and Josh Naylor 12.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    TXST
    NICH
    Points 97 79
    FG Made-Attempted 36-57 (.632) 26-64 (.406)
    3P Made-Attempted 8-12 (.667) 10-27 (.370)
    FT Made-Attempted 17-24 (.708) 17-26 (.654)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 24 (0/0) 21 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 18 0

    2004-05 Season

    DATEGAMELINKS
    Jan 12, 2005 @TXST 72, NICH 58Recap
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