Dukes hit eight 3-pointers -- the second-highest single-game total in program history -- and finished with a career-high 31 points. Scott scored 27 and grabbed eight rebounds for Niagara (4-5).
Dukes hit a 3 and Scott scored six consecutive points to cap a 9-0 run that gave the Purple Eagles a 74-68 lead with 1:32 to play. Iba Camara pulled New Hampshire (2-7) within four points, but Dukes and Scott each made 2 of 2 free throws from there to seal it. The Wildcats made just one of their final 10 field-goal attempts.
The Wildcats led 34-31 at the break, but Dukes and Scott combined to score 39 second-half points as Niagara shot 64 percent (16 of 25) after halftime.
HOU VS LSU
Pritchard lobs to Wooten for and-1 alley-oop
Payton Pritchard sends one towards the rim, and Kenny Wooten elevates to put it home through contact for the bucket and a foul.
No. 11 Texas Tech goes up big at half, beats NW State 79-44
Jarrett Culver scored 15 points, Tariq Owens had 14 points and eight rebounds and No. 11 Texas Tech ran out to a 43-point halftime lead in a 79-44 victory over Northwestern State on Wednesday night.