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Northwestern St. beats Houston Baptist 92-61

Nov 25, 2009 - 4:51 AM NATCHITOCHES, La.(AP) -- Devon Baker scored 21 points to lead four Northwestern State players in double figures as the Demons beat Houston Baptist 92-61 on Tuesday night.

Damon Jones and Will Pratt scored 11 points each for the Demons (2-1), who also got 10 points from Dominic Knight.

Baker went 6-for-10 from beyond the arc, and 7-for-12 from the floor.

The Demons shot 46.4 percent from 3-point range (13 of 28) compared to just a 27.3 mark (6 of 22) for Houston Baptist.

Houston Baptist (0-5) led 5-0, but the Demons went on a 16-0 run from that point and never trailed again. Northwestern State outscored Houston Baptist 49-30 in the second half.

Miles Dixon was the lone player in double figures for Houston Baptist, scoring 11 points.

The Demons lead the all-time series, which began in 1967-68, 13-12.