Nicholls St. takes on Blue Mountain College

Blue Mountain College vs. Nicholls State (6-3)

David R. Stopher Gym, Thibodaux, Louisiana; Monday, 8 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: The Nicholls State Colonels are set to battle the Toppers of NAIA member Blue Mountain College. Nicholls State is coming off a 95-80 road win over Mississippi Valley State in its most recent game.

TEAM LEADERS: Ty Gordon has averaged 18.2 points and 2.1 steals this year for Nicholls State. Pierce Spencer has paired with Gordon with seven points and 5.7 rebounds per game.GORDON GOOD FROM DEEP: Through nine games, Nicholls State’s Ty Gordon has connected on 34.8 percent of the 69 3-pointers he’s attempted. He’s also converting 47.1 percent of his free throws this season.

DID YOU KNOW: Nicholls State went 2-4 overall when playing against out-of-conference foes last season. The Colonels scored 67.8 points per matchup across those six games.


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