Recap - Nicholls State Defeats Houston Baptist 75-62
|Recap - Nicholls State Defeats Houston Baptist 75-62|
Nicholls State got 17 points from Jeremy Smith en route to a 75-62 victory over Houston Baptist on Thursday at Sharp Gym.
T.J. Carpenter had 13 points for Nicholls State and Dantrell Thomas chipped in with 13 points. Shane Rillieux had 3 assists for them, while Dantrell Thomas was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 9 boards.
Houston Baptist got 28 points from Rob Lewis in a losing cause and another 10 points from Colter Lasher. Marcel Smith contributed 4 assists for them, while Ricmonds Vilde had 7 rebounds.
Nicholls State led at halftime, 34-26.
The rebound battle favored Nicholls State as they grabbed 38 boards, while Houston Baptist only had 33.