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Nicholls routs NAIA Culver-Stockton 92-51



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THIBODAUX, La. (AP) — Roddy Peters and Lafayette Rutledge each scored 18 points to lead five in double-figure scoring and Nicholls routed NAIA Culver-Stockton 92-51 on Saturday night.

Peters was 8 of 11 from the field, and Rutledge was 6-of-10 shooting from 3-point range. Tevon Saddler added 15 points for Nicholls (5-5), which shot 50 percent from the floor to snap a two-game skid. Jahvaughn Powell chipped in 14 points and Ryghe Lyons had 12.

Thaddeus Newby scored 11 points to lead Culver-Stockton.

The Colonels, who lead the Southland Conference hitting 10.3 3-pointers per game, shot just 1 of 20 from distance in a 79-68 loss against Idaho but made 10 of 31 against Culver-Stockton.

Nicholls had a double-digit lead seven minutes into the game and used a 25-0 run for a 52-9 lead with 2:20 to play before the break. Culver-Stockton went nearly six minutes without scoring before Brent Latham made a 3-pointer.

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