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Nicholls 94, Dillard 52

THIBODAUX, La. -- Anatoly Bose scored 30 points, setting a single-game career high with seven consecutive 3-pointers, as Nicholls State cruised to a 94-52 win over Dillard on Thursday night.

Bose has scored at least 20 points in a school-record 36 games and had at least 30 for the second time this season. He scored 37 against Oklahoma State on Nov. 21.

Bose shot 7 of 15, including 7 of 9 from beyond the arc, and hit 9 of 10 free throws.

The Colonels (5-4) who snapped a two-game losing streak, shot a season-best 57.9 percent (33 for 57) from the floor, including 63.2 percent (12 for 19) from 3-point range.

Nicholls State took a 51-27 halftime lead against the Bleu Devils.

The Colonels forced 24 turnovers in earning their seventh straight home-court victory.

Lance Bell had 12 points and Zachary Harmon added 11 for Dillard, an NAIA school that counted the game as an exhibition.