Northwestern State erupts in 106-79 win over Houston Baptist


NATCHITOCHES, La. (AP)⁠ — Trenton Massner scored 20 points and Jairus Roberson scored a career-high 19 off the bench and Northwestern State beat Houston Baptist 106-79. It was the second time this season the Demons topped the century mark. Brian White’s jumper with 14:55 before halftime gave Northwestern State a 10-9 lead that started a 19-4 run and the Demons led by double digits the rest of the game. Northwestern State led 49-35 at halftime and the lead reached 21 points on Nikos Chougkaz’s basket with 10:34 left. Ian DuBose led Houston Baptist with 19 points, Noah Thomasson scored 17 and Jalon Gates 12.