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Nicholls drops in the standings as McNeese cruises to blowout victory

Nicholls drops in the standings as McNeese cruises to blowout victory

Nicholls men’s basketball fell to McNeese State University 74-47 on Saturday and fell to fourth place in the Southland Conference standings.

Diante Smith led Nicholls in scoring with 13 points following a 20-point performance against Texas A&M – Corpus Christi on Monday.

Nicholls scored the game’s first points on a Smith up but gave McNeese a 4-2 lead with 15:35 remaining in the first half.

Nicholls battled back after losing the early lead and took its second lead of the game at 18-16 with 6:53 remaining in the first half.

However, Nicholls felt the game began to slip away as McNeese ended the half on a 13-4 run that left Nicholls trailing 29-22 heading into the locker room.

A comeback would prove too hard to come by asa 24.1% field goal percentage plagued Nicholls in the second half.

Nicholls continues its season with a road trip to New Orleans to face UNO on Monday at 7 p.m.

 

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