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Incarnate Word 69

(20-6, 8-5 Southland)

Nicholls State 67

(12-13, 9-7 Southland)

    4:30 PM ET, March 1, 2014

    David R. Stopher Gym, Thibodaux, Louisiana

    1 2 T
    IW 32 3769
    NICH 22 4567

    Top Performers

    Incarnate Word: D. Livingston 13 Pts, 5 Reb, 6 Ast, 4 Stl, 1 Blk

    Nicholls State: J. Smith 18 Pts, 5 Reb, 2 Ast, 1 Stl, 1 Blk

    Incarnate Word just gets by Nicholls 69-67

    Associated Press

    THIBODAUX, La. -- Mitchell Badillo made a layup with 3 seconds remaining to give Incarnate Word a 69-67 victory over Nicholls Saturday night.

    Dantrell Thomas missed a layup with a second left that would have tied the game.

    Incarnate Word held a 67-60 lead with 35 seconds remaining when Nicholls State charged back to tie following a layup by Jeremy Smith, a 3-point jumper by Amin Torres and two free throws by Thomas.

    Incarnate Word (20-6, 8-5 Southland Conference) held a 32-22 lead at the half and led 62-47 with 4:41 remaining.

    The Cardinals, who hit 9 of 20 from beyond the arc, shot 48.1 percent from the field.

    Sam Burmeister led the Cardinals with 18 points, Kyle Hittle and Denzel Livingston had 13 apiece and Anthony Horton added 11 for the Cardinals.

    Smith had 18 points and Sam McBeath added 12 for (12-13, 9-7).

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    IW
    NICH
    Points 69 67
    FG Made-Attempted 26-54 (.481) 22-51 (.431)
    3P Made-Attempted 9-20 (.450) 5-18 (.278)
    FT Made-Attempted 8-18 (.444) 18-28 (.643)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 23 (0/0) 20 (0/0)

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