THIBODAUX, La. (AP) Byron Ireland had 23 points in Nicholls State's 83-73 victory against Houston Christian on Saturday night.

Ireland shot 8 of 13 from the field and 6 for 9 from the line for the Colonels (11-10, 6-2 Southland Conference). Jamal West added 16 points while going 7 of 13 and 2 of 4 from the free throw line, and he also had five rebounds. Diante Smith shot 7 for 14, including 1 for 7 from beyond the arc to finish with 15 points.

Michael Imariagbe led the Huskies (5-15, 3-6) in scoring, finishing with 18 points and 11 rebounds. Jay Alvarez added 17 points and four assists for Houston Christian. Marcus Greene also recorded 13 points.


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