Nicholls State @ Southeastern Louisiana
Current Records: Nicholls State 19-9; Southeastern Louisiana 16-13
What to Know
Get ready for a Southland battle as the Nicholls State Colonels and the Southeastern Louisiana Lions will face off at 5 p.m. ET Saturday at University Center. If the matchup is anything like Southeastern Louisiana's 101-93 win from their previous meeting in January, the scorekeeper will be kept real busy.
Nicholls State didn't have too much trouble with the NW State Demons on the road on Thursday as they won 80-62.
Meanwhile, the New Orleans Privateers typically have all the answers at home, but on Thursday the Lions proved too difficult a challenge. Southeastern Louisiana managed an 84-79 victory over New Orleans.
Barring any buzzer beaters, Nicholls State is expected to win a tight contest. They are currently two-for-two against the spread in their most recent games, a trend bettors might want to take into account.
The wins brought the Colonels up to 19-9 and Southeastern Louisiana to 16-13. Two numbers to keep in mind before tip-off: Nicholls State ranks 26th in college basketball when it comes to points per game, with 78.9 on average. Less enviably, Southeastern Louisiana is stumbling into the contest with the third most points allowed per game in college basketball, having given up 78.4 on average.
How To Watch
- When: Saturday at 5 p.m. ET
- Where: University Center -- Hammond, Louisiana
- Follow: CBS Sports App
The Colonels are a slight 2.5-point favorite against the Lions, according to the latest college basketball odds.
The line has drifted a bit towards the Colonels, as the game opened with the Colonels as a 1-point favorite.
Southeastern Louisiana and Nicholls State both have seven wins in their last 14 games.
- Jan 22, 2022 - Southeastern Louisiana 101 vs. Nicholls State 93
- Jan 08, 2022 - Southeastern Louisiana 77 vs. Nicholls State 72
- Feb 13, 2021 - Nicholls State 86 vs. Southeastern Louisiana 84
- Jan 09, 2021 - Nicholls State 87 vs. Southeastern Louisiana 67
- Feb 15, 2020 - Nicholls State 81 vs. Southeastern Louisiana 71
- Jan 11, 2020 - Nicholls State 69 vs. Southeastern Louisiana 58
- Mar 09, 2019 - Nicholls State 69 vs. Southeastern Louisiana 63
- Feb 02, 2019 - Southeastern Louisiana 91 vs. Nicholls State 70
- Mar 03, 2018 - Southeastern Louisiana 69 vs. Nicholls State 57
- Jan 27, 2018 - Southeastern Louisiana 67 vs. Nicholls State 63
- Feb 25, 2017 - Nicholls State 77 vs. Southeastern Louisiana 71
- Feb 01, 2017 - Southeastern Louisiana 72 vs. Nicholls State 44
- Mar 05, 2016 - Nicholls State 64 vs. Southeastern Louisiana 45
- Feb 13, 2016 - Southeastern Louisiana 69 vs. Nicholls State 61
Injury Report for Southeastern LouisianaNo Injury Information
Injury Report for Nicholls State
- Pierce Spencer: Game-Time Decision (Undisclosed)