Northwestern State defeats Texas-San Antonio 77-74

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NATCHITOCHES, La. (AP)—Damon Jones scored 26 points to lead Northwestern State to a 77-74 victory over Texas-San Antonio on Wednesday night.

Jones and Keithan Hancock hit consecutive 3-pointers to erase a four-point deficit and give the Demons (11-17, 3-10 Southland Conference) a 75-73 advantage with 20.3 seconds left.

Texas-San Antonio’s Demarco Stepter hit a free throw to cut the lead to 75-74, but Northwestern State’s Deivida Petravicius hit two with 1 second left to seal it.

Texas-San Antonio (16-10, 7-6) entered the game averaging 8.8 3-pointers, but was only 5 of 21 from the 3-point line (23.8 percent).

Kalem Porterie had 14 points and 15 rebounds, Hancock scored 12 points, Petravicius added 10 points and William Mosley had 11 rebounds for Northwestern State.

Travis Gabbidon scored 16 points and Stepter had 11 points and 11 rebounds for the Roadrunners.

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