The Bossier Parish Community College Cavaliers rallied from a double-digit deficit in the second half en route to a 102-95 victory over the Northwestern State junior varsity Monday night at BPCC.
Jalen Johnson, a 6-foot-2 guard from Morgan City, sparked the comeback.
He hit a 3-pointer and then made a steal and a layup to tie the game at 63 with 13:04 left.
After the NSU JV took a 64-63 lead, Johnson drained another 3 to put the Cavs on top 66-64.
The Demons, who led by as many as 11 early in the second half, kept it close and trailed by only two, 76-74, with about eight minutes left.
BPCC stretched the lead to nine, but NSU got within four, 84-80, with 3:39 left.
The Cavs finally took control for good when Daven Moss hit a 3-pointer and Lyndale James followed with a dunk for a 91-82 lead at the two-minute mark.
Jalen Johnson led the Cavs (8-3) with 24 points. Trayvion Johnson added 20, Ty’Rell Winn 18 and James 17.
James, a former Bossier High star, scored all but two of his in the second half.
Dustin Adams led the NSU JV with 27 points.
BPCC returns to conference play today at 4 p.m. against San Jacinto College in Pasadena, Texas.