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Sam Houston State vs Lamar

Sam Houston St. 68, Lamar 57


BEAUMONT, Texas (AP) - Terrance Motley scored 14 points, Darius Gatson added 11 and Sam Houston State overcame poor shooting Thursday night in a 68-57 win over hapless Lamar.

Motley was 6 of 11 from the field for the Bearkats (9-6, 2-1 Southland), who shot 37.5 percent as a team. Gatson was 1 of 6 from the field but made all eight of his free throws. Michael Holyfield didn't score but grabbed nine rebounds.

Amos Wilson led the Cardinals (2-14, 0-4) with 12 points and eight rebounds. Lamar committed 20 turnovers, was outrebounded 43-32 and missed all three of its 3-point attempts.

SHSU, which never trailed, saw Lamar pull within 54-49 on Wilson's layup with 6:41 left. But the Bearkats scored the next nine points to ice the game.

The Bearkats have won their last four games at Lamar, but the Cardinals still hold a 19-10 lead in the series at home.

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Sam Houston State Bearkats
J. Thomas, F223-52-26048
M. Holyfield, C230-20-09010
D. Gatson, G251-68-812211
P. Baxter, G202-71-21225
D. Gatlin, G193-93-45249
A. Harwell202-40-01214
T. Motley176-112-280414
N. Mason163-51-25027
J. McKay162-70-02015
W. Bond112-60-03005
M. McKinney110-20-00010
Totals 24-6417-204382268
Lamar Cardinals
S. Brown, F343-52-25038
A. Wilson, F343-76-680312
D. Muepo, F132-30-00144
D. Minor, G344-102-443310
H. Webb, G281-41-25343
R. Mitchell284-101-34129
K. Blanks194-93-514011
N. Acosta40-10-01010
D. Minton40-10-00000
M. Hancock20-00-00000
Totals 21-5015-2232122057
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Texas A&M-CC0-04-2111
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Incarn Word0-02-274
New Orleans0-02-3166
Sam Houston0-02-3133
SF Austin0-02-3192
Nicholls St.0-01-3123
C. Arkansas0-01-4267
McNeese St.0-01-4230
Hou. Baptist0-01-5317
Nwestern St.0-01-5321
SE Louisiana0-01-6289
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