THIBODAUX, La. (AP) Ja'Dante' Frye notched his first career double-double, scoring 21 points with a career-high 10 rebounds as Nicholls came on in the second half to defeat NAIA Mobile 80-58.
The feisty Rams (4-0 in NAIA play) shot 60 percent in the first half to lead 34-30 at halftime. But the Colonels (1-1), after falling behind 36-30 after halftime, righted ship with a 10-0 run over the next 1:48 on 3-pointers from T.J. Carpenter and Luka Kamber, and layups from Frye and Liam Thomas.
Mobile, behind 18 points from James Davis, pulled to a 40-40 tie but Nicholls closed on a 13-5 run over the final 4:42, capping a 50-24 second half. The Colonels made 19 of 32 field goals after halftime (after hitting eight in the first half). Kamber scored 15 and Thomas 11.
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Mario Greaves scored 10 points for Mobile, which committed 28 turnovers that gave Nicholls 33 points.