HAMMOND, La. (AP) Ja'Dante' Frye had 14 of his 21 points in the second half and Nicholls State held off a late rally from Southeastern Louisiana 75-69 in the regular-season finale for both teams on Saturday night.
Frye capped the scoring for both teams on a pair of free throws with 16 seconds left shortly after SE Louisiana pulled within four points on Daniel Grieves' three-point play.
The Colonels (10-18, 7-11 Southland) used an 11-4 run to pull ahead 59-48 on Travis Julien's jumper with 9:38 left. Nicholls State led by at least eight for the next six minutes.
Grieves' three-point play in the final minute capped a 9-2 run for the Lions (9-22, 6-12).