The Demons began to take control outscoring Houston Baptist 15-10 over the final five minutes of the first half and led 45-36 at halftime. The Huskies never got within six points the rest of the way.
Northwestern State has won three of its last four.
Houston Baptist saw its two-game win streak come to an end. The Huskies have lost nine of their last 11 contests.
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