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
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.