Warith Alatishe scored 14 points with 12 rebounds and Brandon Moore Jr. scored 14 with 10 boards for the Colonels (6-4), who never trailed in winning their fourth straight.
The Colonels posted a season-high 61 total rebounds. Meanwhile, the Cougars’ 26.2 field goal percentage represented the worst mark by a Nicholls State opponent this season.
Johnny Lutula scored 13 points for the Cougars (1-7), a member of the National Christian College Athletic Association.
Nicholls State plays at West Virginia on Saturday.