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Nicholls Colonels (21-11)


Wed. 2/21 Sat. 2/24 Wed. 2/28 Sat. 3/3 Fri. 3/9
@ McNe 
W 96-79
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vs. UNO 
W 78-64
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@ NWSt 
W 73-70
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@ SELa 
L 57-69
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vs. SFA 
L 66-78
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Stephen F. Austin leads Nicholls all the way in 78-66 win

KATY, Texas (AP) Shannon Bogues scored 27 points and T.J. Holyfield had a double-double and No. 3 seed Stephen F. Austin beat Nicholls 78-66 Friday night to head to the Southland Conference Tournament championship game.

Stephen F. Austin (27-6) faces top-seed Southeastern Louisiana on Saturday.

Lafayette Rutledge started the game with a 3-pointer before Ty Charles made a pair of 3s and Stephen F. Austin led the rest of the way. Kevon Harris' 3-pointer with 11:12 before halftime capped an 8-0 run that made it 19-7. The Colonels missed 12 shots - including four on one possession - as they went almost six minutes without scoring.

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Leaders
Points: R. Peters19.7
Rebounds: T. Saddler6.6
Assists: R. Peters4.2
FG%: R. Peters51.5%
FT%: T. Saddler76.6%
3P%: L. Rutledge40.4%
Steals: J. Powell2.3
Blocks: R. Lyons1.6
AP Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Virginia31-3
2 Villanova36-4
3 Xavier29-6
4 Kansas31-8
5 Michigan State30-5
6 Cincinnati31-5
7 Michigan33-8
8 Gonzaga32-5
9 Duke29-8
10 North Carolina26-11
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Coaches Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Villanova36-4
2 Michigan33-8
3 Kansas31-8
4 Duke29-8
5 Virginia31-3
6 Texas Tech27-10
7 Loyola Chicago32-6
8 Xavier29-6
9 Purdue30-7
10 Gonzaga32-5
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Southland Standings
 ConferenceOverall
  W-L W-L
Nicholls 15-3 21-11
Southeastern Louisiana 15-3 22-12
Stephen F. Austin 14-4 28-7
Sam Houston State 12-6 21-15
Lamar 11-7 19-14
New Orleans 11-7 16-17
Central Arkansas 10-8 18-17
Abilene Christian 8-10 16-16
McNeese State 8-10 11-17
Texas A&M-Corpus Christi 8-10 11-18
Incarnate Word 2-16 7-21
Houston Baptist 2-16 6-25
Northwestern State 1-17 4-25
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Offense (Rank)
Points: 82.5 (20)
Rebounds: 11.0 (112)
Assists: 14.8 (91)
FG%: 47.2% (50)
FT%: 71.7% (156)
3P%: 35.7% (141)
Defense (Rank)
Points: 75.3 (255)
Rebounds: 26.1 (107)
Assists: 12.9 (137)
FG%: 44.1% (195)
FT%: 67.9% (18)
3P%: 33.5% (102)
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