Northwestern St. Earns 1st NCAA Bid Since '06

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Northwestern St. Earns 1st NCAA Bid Since '06
Troy Taormina-USA TODAY Sports

The nation's highest scoring team needed a little defense at the end to earn an automatic NCAA tournament berth. Shamir Davis scored 19 points, DeQuan Hicks added 13 points and made the last-second steal that clinched Northwestern State's 68-66 win over Stephen F. Austin in the Southland Conference championship game on Saturday night.

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