Scores

Final

Sam Houston 75

(17-5, 9-0 Southland)

Nicholls State 69

(7-16, 3-7 Southland)

    7:30 PM ET, February 10, 2010

    David R. Stopher Gym, Thibodaux, Louisiana

    1 2 T
    SHSU 34 4175
    NICH 25 4469

    Top Performers

    Sam Houston St: A. Mitchell 18 Pts, 3 Reb, 3 Ast, 3 Stl

    Nicholls St: F. Hunter 26 Pts, 3 Reb, 1 Ast, 2 Stl

    Sam Houston St. 75, Nicholls St. 69

    Associated Press

    THIBODAUX, La. -- Ashton Mitchell scored 18 points and Sam Houston State defeated Nicholls State 75-69 on Wednesday night for its ninth straight win.

    The Bearkats (17-5, 9-0 Southland Conference) led 39-25 with 18:27 left, before the Colonels (7-16, 3-7) went on a 17-4 run. Dominic Friend's three-point play pulled Nicholls State within 43-42 with 12:41 to go.

    The two teams traded baskets until Fred Hunter's layup tied it at 64-64 with 2:38 to go.

    Sam Houston State then got a layup from Ashton Mitchell and made 7 of 8 free throws to pull away.

    After Nicholls State took an early 6-0 lead with 15:23 left in the first half, the Bearkats went on a 29-6 run, capped by Corey Allmond's free throws with 4:54 left in the half.

    Lance Pevehouse scored 13 points and Allmond finished with 12 for Sam Houston State.

    Hunter led Nicholls State with 26 points and Anatoly Bose added 19.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    SHSU
    NICH
    Points 75 69
    FG Made-Attempted 22-37 (.595) 21-48 (.438)
    3P Made-Attempted 6-16 (.375) 7-18 (.389)
    FT Made-Attempted 25-31 (.806) 20-30 (.667)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 28 (0/0) 28 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 15 6

    2009-10 Season

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