NICEVILLE, FLA. – Guard Gavin Peppers’ running floater with 16.9 seconds left lifted Nicholls State to a 62-61 overtime victory past Western Michigan in the fifth-place game of the Emerald Coast Classic Saturday.
Peppers’ game winning heroics came over the outstretched hands of Western Michigan’s seven-foot center Seth Dugan.
“He’s (Peppers) a fifth-year guy making a senior play,” said Nicholls State coach Austin Claunch. “He’s been struggling, not just today but the past couple of games. He’s been playing okay, just not shooting it great. I trust him, he’s a guy that has been here before and has unbelievable poise.
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