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NW State @ Incarnate Word

Current Records: NW State 19-9; Incarnate Word 11-17

What to Know

The NW State Demons won both of their matches against the Incarnate Word Cardinals last season (79-70 and 88-64) and are aiming for the same result Thursday. NW State and Incarnate Word will face off in a Southland battle at 8:30 p.m. ET at Alice P. McDermott Convocation Center. The Demons won't have the home-court advantage, but they do enjoy a 6-point advantage in the spread.

It was close but no cigar for NW State as they fell 68-65 to the New Orleans Privateers on Saturday. What made the loss an especially bitter pill for NW State to swallow was that they had been favored by 10.5 points coming into the matchup.

Meanwhile, Incarnate Word came up short against the Nicholls State Colonels on Saturday, falling 84-74.

With the two teams each stumbling in off of a defeat, both will be hungry for the victory. We'll see which team satisfies their hunger and which team leaves with an empty stomach.

How To Watch

  • When: Thursday at 8:30 p.m. ET
  • Where: Alice P. McDermott Convocation Center -- San Antonio, Texas
  • Follow: CBS Sports App


The Demons are a solid 6-point favorite against the Cardinals, according to the latest college basketball odds.

The oddsmakers were right in line with the betting community on this one, as the game opened as a 6-point spread, and stayed right there.

Over/Under: -110

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Series History

NW State have won eight out of their last 11 games against Incarnate Word.

  • Feb 17, 2022 - NW State 88 vs. Incarnate Word 64
  • Jan 27, 2022 - NW State 79 vs. Incarnate Word 70
  • Jan 07, 2022 - NW State 83 vs. Incarnate Word 80
  • Feb 10, 2021 - NW State 68 vs. Incarnate Word 67
  • Jan 06, 2021 - Incarnate Word 75 vs. NW State 67
  • Feb 12, 2020 - NW State 70 vs. Incarnate Word 60
  • Jan 08, 2020 - NW State 72 vs. Incarnate Word 66
  • Feb 27, 2019 - NW State 68 vs. Incarnate Word 60
  • Feb 21, 2018 - NW State 66 vs. Incarnate Word 54
  • Jan 05, 2017 - Incarnate Word 84 vs. NW State 80
  • Jan 09, 2016 - Incarnate Word 70 vs. NW State 56