Recap - Nicholls State Defeats McNeese State 64-63

Recap - Nicholls State Defeats McNeese State 64-63

Nicholls State got 24 points from Dantrell Thomas en route to a 64-63 victory over McNeese State on Monday at Burton Coliseum.

Fred Hunter had 12 points for Nicholls State and T.J. Carpenter chipped in with 11 points. Shane Rillieux had 4 assists for them, while Fred Hunter was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 13 boards.

McNeese State got 18 points from Dontae Cannon in a losing cause and another 13 points from Ledrick Eackles. Kevin Hardy contributed 3 assists for them, while Craig McFerrin had 10 rebounds.

First-half bettors who backed Nicholls State were victorious, as the score was 38-22 at the break.

Nicholls State won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 41-32.