Final
1 2 T
Colonels 33 40 73
Demons 35 35 70
Points
NICH
32
Assists
NWST
4
Rebounds
NWST
5

NATCHITOCHES, La. (AP) Roddy Peters scored 32 points - 14 in the final 4:21 - and his free throw with two seconds left helped Nicholls to a 73-70 win over upset-minded Northwestern State on Wednesday night.

The win gives Nicholls a double bye in the Southland Conference Tournament. The Colonels have won eight straight and are 13-1 in their last 14 games.

Peters shot 9 of 12 from the field and 14 of 20 from the foul line and scored all the Colonels (21-9, 15-2) points down the stretch. Czar Perry missed a desperation 3-point heave to end it.

Ishmael Lane's 3 with 2:03 left gave Northwestern State (4-24, 1-16) its last lead of the game, 68-66, with 2:03 left. Peters made a pair of layups and 3 of 4 free throws in the final 1:44. Jahvaughn Powell scored 13 and Tevon Saddler added 12 for Nichols.

Lane and Perry each scored 16 and Larry Owens scored 10 for the Demons.

HOLE YARDS PAR R1 R2 R3 R4
OUT
HOLE YARDS PAR R1 R2 R3 R4
IN
Eagle (-2)
Birdie (-1)
Bogey (+1)
Double Bogey (+2)