Bose also grabbed 10 rebounds, and was 10-for-10 from the free-throw line. Ryan Bathie added 14 points for the Colonels (13-8, 6-2 Southland Conference).
After trailing 21-20 at halftime, Nicholls State used a 12-4 run in the second half to take a 38-29 lead with 7:06 remaining. During the run, the Lumberjacks went scoreless for six minutes.
Nicholls State outrebounded Stephen F. Austin 27-23. They also shot 40.5 percent from the field (17-for-42).
The Lumberjacks shot 39.6 percent (19-for-48), and 18.8 percent from 3-point range (3-for-16).