Tulane 65, Nicholls 48

Jordan Callahan and Ricky Tarrant each had 16 points as Tulane

trumped Nicholls State 65-48 Tuesday night in a nonconference


Callahan added four steals while Tarrant had five assists. Josh

Davis had 11 points and eight rebounds for the Green Wave


Freshman T.J. Carpenter notched a career-high 15 points for the

Colonels (1-4).

Nicholls State was without Fred Hunter (hamstring strain) and

Lachlan Prest (concussion) for the second straight game.

The win makes Tulane 4-0 on its current homestand, and the Green

Wave has now won 19 of 20 all-time showdowns with Nicholls


Tulane led 23-12 with just under 8 minutes left in the first

half, but the Colonels cut the lead to 30-24 by halftime.

Callahan hit a 3 then Davis made a dunk and two free throws to

put Tulane up 37-24 after the break. Nicholls State never pulled

closer than eight after that.