Jeremiah Jefferson drained 5 from lengthy vary and totaled a career-best 31 factors as Nicholls roared out to an early lead and coasted to an 84-67 victory over NAIA-member Cellular on Saturday afternoon.
Jefferson made 11 of 13 field-goal makes an attempt. Kevin Johnson added 16 factors whereas dispensing 5 assists with two blocked pictures, and Elvis Harvey chipped in 15 factors, hitting three of 5 from past the arc. Danny Garrick added 12 factors for Nicholls (6-6).
Nicholls will shut out the 12 months towards Campbellsville subsequent Saturday earlier than opening Southland Convention play at Northwestern State on Jan. 2.
The Colonels shot 56 p.c (32-57) from the ground whereas holding Cellular to 27-of-73 taking pictures (37 p.c). Nicholls, which jumped out to a 52-29 halftime benefit, was 12 of 26 from past the arc.
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Darvin Jones had 12 factors to steer Cellular.