Sam Houston State vs Northwestern State

Sam Houston St. 50, Northwestern St. 37


NATCHITOCHES, La. (AP) - Demarcus Gatlin scored 17 points and Konner Tucker added 14 as Sam Houston State beat Northwestern State 50-37 on Wednesday night.

Antuan Bootle pulled down a career-high 20 rebounds and Marcus James grabbed 11 for the Bearkats who outrebounded Northwestern State 55-46.

Sam Houston State (12-16, 6-7 Southland Conference) took its first lead of the game, 7-6, behind a 3-pointer from Gatlin and wouldn't look back, pushing that lead to six, 20-14, at halftime and 10, 30-20, midway through the second half.

Northwestern State outscored Sam Houston State in the paint 24-16 and tallied 18 points off 23 Bearkats turnovers but the Demons shot just 19.7 percent (13 of 66) from the field, including 0 of 26 from 3-point range.

William Mosely led Northwestern State (15-13, 7-6) with nine points, 16 rebounds and five blocks but no other Demon scored over six points in the loss.

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Sam Houston State Bearkats
M. James, F351-60-511022
S. Werner, F160-00-01040
D. Gatson, G323-90-44126
D. Gatlin, G293-109-1840117
K. Tucker, G214-74-420514
A. Bootle293-50-220046
A. Harwell211-12-41244
M. McKinney160-31-24201
M. Holyfield10-00-00010
Totals 15-4116-395552350
Northwestern State Demons
G. Roberson, F202-30-23034
W. Mosley, C354-111-316029
M. Frazier, C111-72-23004
S. Davis, G231-72-50234
L. Ellis, G232-100-04044
J. Hulbin190-82-37022
J. Brisco162-112-43046
T. Washington161-20-00042
G. Stewart140-51-24041
P. Robinson120-11-42031
O. Evans110-10-02020
Totals 13-6611-254623137
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