Nicholls St sinks Stephen F Austin 70-63
THIBODAUX, La. (AP)—Anatoly Bose scored 19 points and went 10-for-10 from the free throw line, leading Nicholls State to a 70-63 win over Stephen F. Austin on Saturday.
Fred Hunter added 15 points and Chris Iles had 11 for the Colonels (6-10, 2-1 Southland Conference), who have won six of their last eight since opening the season on an eight-game slide.
Iles followed Bose’s perfect night at the line by going 6-for-8 for the Colonels, who shot 76.5 percent from the stripe (26-for-34).
Stephen F. Austin shot 62.5 percent from the foul line (15-for-24).
The Lumberjacks (11-5, 1-2) led 15-14 with 7:11 left to play in the first half, but Dominic Friend’s 3-pointer sparked a 7-0 Colonels run and they never trailed again. Nicholls State led 28-20 at halftime.
Jereal Scott scored 18 points to lead the Lumberjacks.