Jefferson with 26, Nicholls routs Central Arkansas 100-57
THIBODAUX, La. (AP) — Jeremiah Jefferson scored 26 points as Nicholls routed Central Arkansas 100-57 on Saturday afternoon, snapping a three-game skid.
Uloko lifts Houston Baptist over Nicholls St. 88-82
HOUSTON (AP) — Benjamin Uloko had 16 points and nine rebounds as Houston Baptist defeated Nicholls State 88-82 on Saturday night.
Ian DuBose had 16 points and six rebounds for Houston Baptist (9-14, 5-7 Southland Conference). Philip McKenzie added 13 points and seven rebounds. Jalon Gates had 10 points for the hosts.
Gavin Peppers had 22 points for the Colonels (11-14, 4-8). Jeremiah Jefferson added 22 points. Danny Garrick had 14 points.
Garrick’s 3 carries Nicholls St. over New Orleans 64-63
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Danny Garrick's 3-pointer with 4.2 seconds left lifted Nicholls State to a 64-63 victory over New Orleans on Saturday.
New Orleans had taken a one-point lead on Scott Plaisance's tip-in, and Damion Rosser made 1 of 2 free throws with 13 seconds remaining for a 63-61 edge. Rosser missed a runner at the buzzer.
Greenwood powers SE Louisiana to 91-70 win over Nicholls
HAMMOND, La. (AP) — Moses Greenwood scored 13 of his 21 points in the first half and Southeast Louisiana breezed to a 91-70 victory over Nicholls on Saturday.
Greenwood added 10 rebounds for his seventh double-double of the season for the Lions (9-13, 5-4 Southland Conference). Marlain Veal added 13 points and nine assists, but he hit just 1 of 7 from 3-point range as SELU shot 36 percent from distance but 53 percent overall. Von Julien pitched in with 10 points, seven assists and three steals.
Nzeakor’s 26 pts lead Lamar past Nicholls 90-69
THIBODAUX, La. (AP) — Josh Nzeakor tied a career-high 26 points, Christian Barrett posted a double-double and Lamar ransacked Nicholls down the stretch for a 90-69 win on Wednesday night.
Jefferson has career-high 31, Nicholls swamps Mobile 84-67
THIBODAUX, La. (AP) — Jeremiah Jefferson drained five from long range and totaled a career-best 31 points as Nicholls roared out to an early lead and coasted to an 84-67 victory over NAIA-member Mobile on Saturday afternoon.
Jefferson made 11 of 13 field-goal attempts. Kevin Johnson added 16 points while dishing out five assists with two blocked shots, and Elvis Harvey chipped in 15 points, hitting 3 of 5 from beyond the arc. Danny Garrick added 12 points for Nicholls (6-6).