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Sam Houston State vs Texas

Texas 56, Sam Houston St. 40


AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Alexis Wangmene scored 13 points, providing the key baskets late, as Texas shook off a terrible shooting night to beat Sam Houston State 56-40 on Saturday.

Jonathon Holmes scored 14 points and Sheldon McClellan added 12 for Texas (3-2), which had four players score in double figures to snap a two-game losing skid.

The Longhorns, who lost all five starters from last season and have just nine recruited scholarship players, shot 32 percent. Texas didn't build a comfortable lead until a McClellan dunk and a tip-in by Wangmene put the Longhorns ahead 45-35 with just under 4 minutes to play.

Konner Tucker and Darius Gatson each scored 10 points for the Bearkats, (1-5) who have lost five in a row.

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Sam Houston State Bearkats
M. James, F280-20-05250
M. Holyfield, C263-70-08056
K. Tucker, G404-180-050110
D. Gatson, G394-120-053310
D. Gatlin, G353-100-25246
A. Harwell190-30-01120
S. Werner114-40-04018
M. McKinney20-00-00020
W. Fritz00-00-00000
C. Sadler00-00-00000
Totals 18-560-23782340
Texas Longhorns
J. Holmes, F284-85-693314
A. Wangmene, C274-65-881213
M. Kabongo, G331-61-42404
J. Brown, G324-152-382111
J. Lewis, G261-70-04012
S. McClellan244-93-560012
C. Chapman170-20-02000
J. Bond70-40-03000
S. Gibbs60-00-00210
Totals 18-5716-264312856
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SF Austin17-129-533
Sam Houston15-326-982
Nwestern St.13-519-13161
Texas A&M-CC13-520-14210
Incarn Word10-818-11160
McNeese St.8-1015-16279
Hou. Baptist7-1112-16286
Nicholls St.7-1110-19321
New Orleans6-1211-18326
SE Louisiana6-129-23329
Abilene Christian4-1410-21325
C. Arkansas2-162-27349

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TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Iowa St.12-625-99
W. Virginia11-725-1024
Oklahoma St.8-1018-1449
Kansas St.8-1015-17100
Texas Tech3-1513-19184
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Florida St 76 Final
UConn 78
W Mich 58 Final
TXAM-CC 43 Final
Tx A&M 56
DU 59 Final
California 80
PORT 63 Final
Kentucky 87
Wisc 73 Final
BYU 56
NC 80 Final