Central Arkansas vs Sam Houston State

Sam Houston St. 63, Cent. Arkansas 52

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HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) - Paul Baxter scored 19 points and James Thomas added 12 to help Sam Houston State record a wire-to-wire victory 63-52 over Central Arkansas on Thursday night.

Sam Houston State (11-6, 4-1 Southland) also had a 44-34 rebounding advantage, with Thomas leading the way with eight.

Central Arkansas (5-10, 0-5) was led by LaQuentin Miles, who scored 13 points and had three steals. Jordan Harks had eight rebounds.

Sam Houston State had a 26-18 scoring edge off the bench and an 11-6 edge off second-chance points.

Neither team shot the ball well. Sam Houston State had a field-goal percentage of 38.5 percent, while Central Arkansas had just 35.7.

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Central Arkansas Bears
J. Garner, F252-102-34146
J. Harks, F171-20-08022
L. Miles, G315-143-443113
R. Crawford, G213-101-43128
D. Berete, G181-22-20315
D. McClure230-40-02420
O. Wells181-11-21103
A. Borden163-50-05016
R. Williams131-40-00223
L. Brown90-00-01000
T. Brown93-40-02116
Totals 20-569-1534161652
 35.7%60% 
Sam Houston State Bearkats
J. Thomas, F335-102-580212
M. Holyfield, C181-10-07012
P. Baxter, G254-119-901219
D. Gatlin, G231-31-35123
D. Gatson, G220-51-32411
A. Harwell182-31-24516
M. McKinney162-40-03115
T. Motley131-42-28034
W. Bond121-50-03023
J. McKay112-40-01116
N. Mason91-20-02122
Totals 20-5216-2444141863
 38.5%66.7% 
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Hou. Baptist10-817-17225
SE Louisiana9-912-21331
Abil Chr.8-1013-18321
McNeese St.7-119-20341
New Orleans6-1210-20343
Nicholls St.6-1211-23313
C. Arkansas6-127-21338
Nwestern St.5-138-20344
Lamar3-1511-19336
 
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