THIBODAUX, La. -- Anatoly Bose tied his career best with 27 points, Chris Iles scored a career-high 20 and Fred Hunter posted Nicholls State's first double-double of the season as the Colonels routed Southern University-New Orleans 94-66 on Tuesday night.
Hunter had 19 points and 12 rebounds for Nicholls State (2-8), which has won two straight after losing eight in a row to start the season. The Colonels eclipsed the 90-point mark for the first time since beating Houston-Tillotson 96-53 on Dec. 10, 2008.
Nicholls State never trailed against SUNO, an NAIA school, jumping out to a 24-9 lead and taking a 51-26 margin into halftime.
When the Knights cut the deficit to 62-47 with 11:05 left, the Colonels scored nine straight points, five by Bose, to put the game out of reach.