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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.