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Southland Conference Tournament - Nicholls State Falls 88-72 Against Northwestern State - Game Recap

DeQuan Hicks scored 21 points and added 10 rebounds for a double-double, leading Northwestern State over Nicholls State, 88-72, on Thursday at Leonard E. Merrell Center.

Northwestern State was the ATS victor, as they covered the 10-point spread as a favorite.

Jalan West had 18 points for Northwestern State and Marvin Frazier Jr. chipped in with 18 points. Jalan West had 3 assists for them, while DeQuan Hicks was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 10 boards.

Nicholls State got 24 points from Jeremy Smith in a losing cause and another 12 points from Dantrell Thomas. Luke Doyle contributed 7 assists for them, while T.J. Carpenter had 8 rebounds.

Northwestern State hit the break leading 43-28 before taking care of business in the second half.

Northwestern State won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 46-42.