NSU was led by Ruston native Chelsea Rogers 16 points. Trudy Armstead added 12 points and 12 rebounds in the win. Janelle Perez added four assists.
The Demons were a long-shot to win the tournament after being slated the No. 4 seed to start the postseason bracket, but NSU knocked off Nicholls St. in the quarterfinals, and slipped past Lamar on a last-second shot in the semifinals.
Northwestern St. awaits their NCAA tournament seeding on Monday during the women's selection show.
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