- Associated Press - Saturday, February 26, 2011

NATCHITOCHES, LA. (AP) - Devon Baker scored 20 points and Northwestern State defeated Texas-Arlington 78-71 in overtime Saturday.

Northwestern State (17-12, 9-5 Southland Conference) made 6 of 8 free throw attempts in overtime and hit 26 of 42 free throws for the game. The Mavericks were 10 of 18.

Leading 69-68 in the extra period, the Demons went on a 9-1 run for a 78-69 cushion with 17 seconds remaining.

The Demons were not as successful from the field, shooting 32.8 percent (22 of 67). The Mavericks made 35.5 percent (27 of 76).

Baker scored the final five points in regulation for the Demons, who finished the second half with a 14-2 run to force overtime.

Will Pratt added 14 points and Shamir Davis had 11 for the Demons.

Jordan Reeves scored 19 points, Darius Richardson added 16 and Bo Ingram had 12 points and 11 rebounds for the Mavericks (13-14, 7-7).

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