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Nicholls State @ Incarnate Word

Current Records: Nicholls State 10-10; Incarnate Word 9-12

What to Know

The Nicholls State Colonels are 8-2 against the Incarnate Word Cardinals since January of 2016, and they'll have a chance to extend that success Saturday. The Colonels' road trip will continue as they head to Alice P. McDermott Convocation Center at 5 p.m. ET to face off against Incarnate Word. Nicholls State won both of their matches against Incarnate Word last season (63-60 and 69-58) and is aiming for the same result this time around.

Nicholls State came up short against the Texas A&M-Corpus Christi Islanders on Thursday, falling 96-86.

Meanwhile, Incarnate Word didn't have too much breathing room in their contest with the McNeese State Cowboys on Thursday, but they still walked away with a 70-65 win.

Nicholls State is the favorite in this one, with an expected 6.5-point margin of victory. The smart bettors have been the ones to keep their money on Nicholls State's opponents whenever they hit the road.

Incarnate Word's victory lifted them to 9-12 while Nicholls State's defeat dropped them down to 10-10. We'll see if the Cardinals can repeat their recent success or if the Colonels bounce back and reverse their fortune.

How To Watch

  • When: Saturday at 5 p.m. ET
  • Where: Alice P. McDermott Convocation Center -- San Antonio, Texas
  • Follow: CBS Sports App


The Colonels are a solid 6.5-point favorite against the Cardinals, according to the latest college basketball odds.

The oddsmakers were right in line with the betting community on this one, as the game opened as a 6.5-point spread, and stayed right there.

Over/Under: -111

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Series History

Nicholls State have won eight out of their last ten games against Incarnate Word.

  • Feb 10, 2022 - Nicholls State 69 vs. Incarnate Word 58
  • Feb 03, 2022 - Nicholls State 63 vs. Incarnate Word 60
  • Jan 06, 2022 - Nicholls State 87 vs. Incarnate Word 56
  • Jan 02, 2020 - Nicholls State 76 vs. Incarnate Word 60
  • Jan 05, 2019 - Incarnate Word 65 vs. Nicholls State 58
  • Dec 30, 2017 - Nicholls State 77 vs. Incarnate Word 60
  • Feb 23, 2017 - Nicholls State 77 vs. Incarnate Word 68
  • Dec 31, 2016 - Nicholls State 94 vs. Incarnate Word 84
  • Feb 08, 2016 - Nicholls State 71 vs. Incarnate Word 60
  • Jan 30, 2016 - Incarnate Word 68 vs. Nicholls State 61