THIBODAUX, La. -- Kimani Jackson scored 23 points on 10-of-11 shooting to lead Nicholls to a 96-52 rout over NAIA Mobile on Wednesday night.
Jackson scored nine of the Colonels' first 13 points while Mobile went scoreless in the first six minutes. Tevon Saddler's 3-pointer put Nicholls ahead 51-21 and the Colonels were up 56-27 at the break.
Roddy Peters scored 18 points and Sadder 15. Nicholls shot 61-percent, going 40 of 66, made nine treys and committed just 10 turnovers.
The Colonels are 6-6 with four of those victories against non-Division I level opponents. It was Nicholls' third game in five days.
UC Santa Barbara beats Cal St.-Fullerton 75-66
Max Heidegger had 27 points as UC Santa Barbara topped Cal State Fullerton 75-66 on Thursday night.
Gonzalez scores 18 to lift UC Davis over Cal Poly 77-62
Stefan Gonzalez had 18 points off the bench to lift UC Davis to a 77-62 win over Cal Poly on Thursday night.
Eastern Illinois erases 27-point second-half deficit to win at buzzer
With 11:30 to play in the second half Thursday night, Eastern Illinois trailed Murray State 50-23, before Josiah Wallace's 3-pointer at the buzzer capped off a 63-60 win in one of the more remarkable comebacks in NCAA history.
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