Scores

Final

Cent Arkansas 51

(4-13, 0-4 Southland)

Nicholls State 70

(8-7, 2-2 Southland)

    7:30 PM ET, January 19, 2011

    David R. Stopher Gym, Thibodaux, Louisiana

    1 2 T
    CARK 27 2451
    NICH 30 4070

    Top Performers

    Central Arkansas: T. Sheppard 11 Pts, 8 Reb, 2 Ast, 1 Blk

    Nicholls State: F. Hunter 21 Pts, 8 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Stl

    Nicholls 70, Cent. Arkansas 51

    Associated Press

    THIBODAUX, La. -- Fred Hunter scored 21 points and Anatoly Bose added 18 to lead Nicholls State to a 70-51 win over Central Arkansas in Southland Conference action on Wednesday night.

    Bose, who leads the Southland in scoring at 22.9 points per game, went just 2 of 4 from the floor in the second half as Hunter took over, scoring 18 points on 9-of-10 shooting after halftime.

    The Colonels (8-7, 2-2) were 15 for 20 on shots inside the 3-point line in the second half and stretched a 30-27 lead into a 67-47 advantage with 1:43 left to play.

    Dantrell Thomas added 12 points for Nicholls State, which held Central Arkansas to 38.6-percent shooting from the floor (17 of 44).

    Imad Qahwash scored 12 points and Tadre Sheppard added 11 and eight rebounds for the Bears (4-13, 0-4), who have lost five straight.

    The Colonels outscored Central Arkansas 52-26 in the paint and forced 20 turnovers.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    CARK
    NICH
    Points 51 70
    FG Made-Attempted 17-44 (.386) 27-54 (.500)
    3P Made-Attempted 3-16 (.188) 1-15 (.067)
    FT Made-Attempted 14-24 (.583) 15-22 (.682)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 19 (0/0) 17 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 0 19

    2010-11 Season

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