Scores

Final

UL Monroe 65

(4-5, 0-4 away)

Nicholls State 78

(3-7, 2-0 home)

    7:30 PM ET, December 11, 2007

    David R. Stopher Gym, Thibodaux, Louisiana

    1 2 T
    ULM 31 3465
    NICH 31 4778

    Top Performers

    Louisiana-Monroe: J. Payne 17 Pts, 4 Reb, 4 Ast

    Nicholls State: A. Gray 17 Pts, 4 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Stl

    Nicholls St. 78, Louisiana-Monroe 65

    Associated Press

    THIBODAUX, La. (AP) -- Adonis Gray had 17 points and Ryan Bathie 16 as Nicholls State beat cold-shooting Louisiana-Monroe 78-65 on Tuesday.

    The 13-point difference at the end of the game was the same as that at halftime, 47-34.

    Afam Nweke grabbed a game-high nine rebounds for Louisiana-Monroe (4-5). The Warhawks were led by 17 points from Jordan Payne, 13 from Lance Brasher and 11 from Jonas Brown.

    Justin Payne had 13 points for the Colonels (3-7), and Michael Czepil 10. Dominic Friend led the team in rebounding, with seven.

    The Warhawks made only 20 of their 50 field goal attempts (40 percent), including 12 of 31 (38.7 percent) from 3-point range, while the Colonels made 26-49 (53.1 percent), including 8 of 17 (47.1) from 3-point range.

    They also outrebounded the Warhawks, 32-25, and made 18 of 21 free throws, compared to 13 of 19 for Louisiana-Monroe.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    ULM
    NICH
    Points 65 78
    FG Made-Attempted 20-50 (.400) 26-49 (.531)
    3P Made-Attempted 12-31 (.387) 8-17 (.471)
    FT Made-Attempted 13-19 (.684) 18-21 (.857)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 18 (0/0) 19 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 1 17

    2007-08 Season

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