Nicholls State @ NW State
Current Records: Nicholls State 18-9; NW State 8-20
What to Know
The NW State Demons haven't won a matchup against the Nicholls State Colonels since Jan. 15 of 2020, but they'll be looking to end the drought on Thursday. NW State and Nicholls State will face off in a Southland battle at 8:30 p.m. ET at Prather Coliseum. The Colonels will be strutting in after a win while the Demons will be stumbling in from a loss.
NW State came up short against the Texas A&M-Corpus Christi Islanders on Saturday, falling 83-76.
Meanwhile, while not quite a landslide, the contest between Nicholls State and the Houston Bap. Huskies on Saturday was still a pretty decisive one as Nicholls State wrapped it up with an 84-70 victory at home.
NW State is expected to lose this next one by 5.5. Those playing the odds have seen things go back and forth with NW State, who are 12-12-1 against the spread.
NW State is now 8-20 while Nicholls State sits at 18-9. Nicholls State is 11-6 after wins this year, and the Demons are 6-13 after losses.
How To Watch
- When: Thursday at 8:30 p.m. ET
- Where: Prather Coliseum -- Natchitoches, Louisiana
- Follow: CBS Sports App
- Ticket Cost: $21.00
The Colonels are a solid 5.5-point favorite against the Demons, 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 5.5-point spread, and stayed right there.
Nicholls State have won nine out of their last 14 games against NW State.
- Jan 20, 2022 - Nicholls State 69 vs. NW State 58
- Mar 12, 2021 - Nicholls State 88 vs. NW State 76
- Mar 01, 2021 - Nicholls State 87 vs. NW State 71
- Jan 13, 2021 - Nicholls State 76 vs. NW State 66
- Feb 19, 2020 - Nicholls State 73 vs. NW State 69
- Jan 15, 2020 - NW State 73 vs. Nicholls State 72
- Mar 06, 2019 - Nicholls State 83 vs. NW State 60
- Jan 02, 2019 - Nicholls State 78 vs. NW State 72
- Feb 28, 2018 - Nicholls State 73 vs. NW State 70
- Dec 28, 2017 - Nicholls State 87 vs. NW State 46
- Feb 18, 2017 - NW State 80 vs. Nicholls State 78
- Jan 12, 2017 - NW State 86 vs. Nicholls State 81
- Feb 22, 2016 - NW State 81 vs. Nicholls State 67
- Jan 25, 2016 - NW State 88 vs. Nicholls State 80