Incarnate Word beats Nicholls 69-58 for 3rd straight win
Incarnate Word (10-9, 5-3 Southland) is climbing into a cluster of teams just behind the conference leaders.
The Cardinals made 8 of 8 at the foul line, and Hittle added a layup, to outscore Nicholls 10-4 to the end. Incarnate Word made 20 of 37 shots from the field (54 percent), bettering 50 percent for the eighth time.
Still, Nicholls held them to 16 points under their average.