Sam Houston State Defeats Nicholls State 88-61 - Recap

The battle between Sam Houston State and Nicholls State didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Nicholls State was handed an 88-61 defeat on Saturday at Bernard Johnson Coliseum.

Sam Houston State got 18 points from Jabari Peters and another 12 points from Paul Baxter. Jabari Peters contributed 7 assists, while Michael Holyfield cleaned the glass with 9 rebounds.

Nicholls State got a 14-point performance from Dantrell Thomas, who was supported by 13 points from Shane Rillieux. Dantrell Thomas had 5 assists in a losing cause for Nicholls State, while T.J. Carpenter grabbed 5 rebounds.

Sam Houston State led at halftime, 42-31.

The rebound battle favored Sam Houston State as they grabbed 33 boards, while Nicholls State only had 27.