Huston Tillotson vs Sam Houston State

Sam Houston St. 89, Huston-Tillotson 53

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HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) - Jeremy McKay scored 16 points and Sam Houston State pulled away in the second half to defeat Huston-Tillotson 89-53 Wednesday night.

Marquel McKinney added 12 points for the Bearkats (6-5), who shot a season-high 51 percent from the field and outrebounded Huston-Tillotson 45-28. Terrance Motley and Darius Gatson had 11 points apiece.

Demetrius Smith scored 15 points for Huston-Tillotson (2-11), an NAIA school.

The Rams stayed close in the early going, when there were five lead changes, before Sam Houston built a 38-30 halftime lead. The Bearkats turned it into a rout in the second half, outscoring Huston-Tillotson 51-23.

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Huston Tillotson
A. Carroll, F150-30-00100
C. Edwards, F120-20-01020
R. Fort, C253-51-21027
C. McGhee, G240-20-04410
D. Smith, G244-107-880315
M. James201-50-00132
T. Hill193-110-02239
L. Richardson162-35-66209
J. Scantlerbury120-00-01000
J. Douglas100-10-01110
T. Cooper91-10-01003
J. King92-32-20006
F. Ariguezo50-02-21042
Totals 16-4617-2028111953
 34.8%85% 
Sam Houston State Bearkats
N. Mason, F122-52-21006
M. Holyfield, C160-31-26111
M. McKinney, G265-70-054312
D. Gatlin, G172-82-57416
D. Gatson, G175-80-033211
J. McKay206-90-041116
W. Bond182-81-25235
T. Motley185-91-221411
J. Thomas184-51-31329
A. Harwell172-40-05704
P. Baxter152-41-21405
M. McCormick61-10-00003
Totals 36-719-1845301789
 50.7%50% 

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Nicholls St.6-1211-23313
C. Arkansas6-127-21338
Nwestern St.5-138-20344
Lamar3-1511-19336
 
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