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Southland Tournament - Northwestern State Falls 88-76 to Nicholls State - Recap

Nicholls State got 23 points from Kevin Johnson en route to a 88-76 victory over Northwestern State on Friday at Leonard E. Merrell Center.

Nicholls State got 18 points from Ryghe Lyons and another 14 points from Najee Garvin. Andre Jones contributed 4 assists, while Najee Garvin cleaned the glass with 7 rebounds.

Northwestern State got a 20-point performance from Jovan Zelenbaba, who was supported by 11 points from LaTerrance Reed. CJ Jones had 4 assists in a losing cause for Northwestern State, while Jamaure Gregg grabbed 9 rebounds.

Nicholls State was winning at the break before taking care of business in the second half.

The rebound battle favored Nicholls State as they grabbed 38 boards, while Northwestern State only had 34