Scores

Final

Nicholls State 60

(14-9, 7-3 Southland)

Sam Houston 59

(13-9, 7-2 Southland)

8:00 PM ET, February 11, 2009

1 2 T
NICH 26 3460
SHSU 20 3959

Top Performers

Nicholls State: R. Bathie 19 Pts, 2 Reb, 3 Ast

Sam Houston State: A. Mitchell 14 Pts, 2 Reb, 8 Ast, 1 Stl

Nicholls St. 60, Sam Houston St. 59

Associated Press

HUNTSVILLE, Texas -- Justin Payne drove the length of the floor for a layup with one second left Wednesday night to give Nicholls State a 60-59 win over Sam Houston State.

Nicholls State led throughout the game until Preston Brown hit a layup with six seconds left to give Sam Houston State (13-9, 7-2 Southland) a 59-58 lead.

Ryan Bathie led Nicholls State (14-9, 7-3) with 19 points. Anatoly Bose added 12.

Ashton Mitchell led the Bearkats with 14 points. Barkley Falkner added 10.

Nicholls State led 26-20 at the half and by as much as nine points with 3:44 left in the game before Mitchell and Falkner each scored five points in the Sam Houston State rally.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
NICH
SHSU
Points 60 59
FG Made-Attempted 24-47 (.511) 22-50 (.440)
3P Made-Attempted 4-16 (.250) 5-23 (.217)
FT Made-Attempted 8-12 (.667) 10-18 (.556)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 20 (0/0) 19 (0/0)
Largest Lead 7 0

2008-09 Season

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