Houston Baptist vs Chicago State

Cougars beat Huskies for Great West tourney title

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CHICAGO -- Jeremy Robinson scored 17 points and Chicago State won its first conference championship as a Division I program, defeating Houston Baptist 75-60 Saturday in the finale of the Great West Conference tournament.

Nate Duhon added 15 points and six steals for the third-seeded Cougars (11-21), and Matt Ross and Clarke Rosenberg each scored 10 points.

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Fourth-seeded Houston Baptist (14-17), which lost by double digits three times to Chicago State this season, got 17 points from Art Bernardi, 16 from Marcel Smith and 11 from Rob Lewis.

The Cougars took control early, leading by as many as 21 points in the first half and taking a 44-25 lead into the break. The Huskies never got closer than 15 points in the second half.

There is no automatic NCAA tournament berth for the winner of the Great West Conference. Four of its five members are joining new conferences next season.

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Chicago State (11-21) «443175

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Houston Baptist Huskies
A. Bernardi, F355-107-941417
C. Joyce, F161-12-23034
A. Hill, G360-55-64125
M. Smith, G336-111-232216
J. Harper, G161-40-04022
R. Lewis293-83-420211
D. Bowden211-43-45135
D. Womack110-20-03050
L. Thomas20-00-00000
M. Turner10-00-00000
S. Gales00-00-00000
Totals 17-4521-273252360
 37.8%77.8% 
Chicago State Cougars
M. Ross, F202-86-760410
Q. Pippen, F194-70-05028
N. Duhon, G384-106-843415
J. Dismukes, G300-34-61224
C. Gray, G282-60-06234
C. Rosenberg334-112-522310
J. Robinson157-133-340417
A. Williams83-40-05007
M. Chamberlain20-00-00000
N. Henry20-10-00000
M. Starks20-00-00000
Q. Ukaigwe20-00-01020
A. Gage10-00-00020
Totals 26-6321-294092675
 41.3%72.4% 
Southland
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
New Orleans4-19-7125
Sam Houston4-213-6143
SE Louisiana4-211-8262
Lamar3-211-7264
SF Austin3-28-9291
C. Arkansas3-24-14244
Hou. Baptist3-37-9203
Texas A&M-CC2-39-7211
Nicholls St.2-39-9134
McNeese St.2-35-11249
Abil Chr.2-48-9340
Incarn Word2-47-10316
Nwestern St.1-47-9321

Western Athletic
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
New Mex. St.4-017-272
Cal-Baker.2-111-7176
Grand Canyon2-111-7205
UMKC2-29-11181
Seattle1-29-9303
Utah Valley1-28-9222
UT-Rio Grande Valley1-39-12280
Chicago St.1-35-15238
 
Other games
USM 79 Final
MEMP 91
NCST 71 Final
MIAMI 81
BAMA 51 Final
FLA 61
BUTL 56 Final
STL 67
WISC 68 Final
IND 56
MASS 62 Final
VCU 71
MIST 58 Final
OHST 61
KSU 54 Final
KAN 70
NMEX 63 Final
UNLV 56
SYR 61 Final
LOU 78
ORE 78 Final
UCLA 69