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Final 2OT

Nicholls State 98

(6-12, 2-3 Southland)

Northwestern St 99

(6-11, 1-3 Southland)

    5:00 PM ET, January 23, 2010

    Prather Coliseum, Natchitoches, Louisiana

    1 2 OT 2OT T
    NICH 27 44 18 998
    NWST 33 38 18 1099

    Top Performers

    Nicholls St: A. Bose 46 Pts, 14 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Stl

    Northwestern St: D. Jones 25 Pts, 5 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Blk

    Northwestern St. 99, Nicholls St. 98

    Associated Press

    NATCHITOCHES, La. -- Devon Baker hit a free throw with 1 second left to give Northwestern State a 99-98 win over Nicholls State in double overtime on Saturday.

    Baker, who finished with 17 points, also hit a layup at the end of the first overtime to tie the score at 89-89.

    The Demons (6-11, 1/3 Southland Conference) led 98-93 with 1:03 left in the final overtime, before Anatoly Bose converted a three-point play and made two free throws to tie it.

    Northwestern State shot 64.7 percent in overtime (11 of 17) to snap a six-game losing streak.

    Damon Jones scored 25 points, Will Pratt 22 and Michael McConathy 16 for the Demons.

    Bose scored 46 points and grabbed 14 rebounds for the Colonels (6-12, 2-3).

    The 46 points broke a Prather Coliseum record set 34 years ago by Demons coach Mike McConathy. Bose scored 16 points in overtime, including all of the Colonels' nine in the second period.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    NICH
    NWST
    Points 98 99
    FG Made-Attempted 26-51 (.510) 35-58 (.603)
    3P Made-Attempted 9-22 (.409) 7-16 (.438)
    FT Made-Attempted 37-48 (.771) 22-44 (.500)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 34 (0/0) 34 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 7 14

    2009-10 Season

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