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Sam Houston St. wins 4th straight, beats NW State 77-68

NATCHITOCHES, La. (AP) Paul Baxter had a career-best 23 points to help lead Sam Houston State to its fourth straight Southland Conference win, a 77-68 victory over Northwestern State on Saturday.

The Bearkats, picked to win the league, opened conference play with two straight loses. They beat New Orleans, which remains atop the conference standings, in their last outing.

SHSU (13-6, 4-2), which never trailed, was up 39-32 at the break and pushed that to 62-49 with 7:03 left. Northwestern had a 19-9 run and closed to 71-68 following a Sabri Thompson trey with 40 seconds left. Baxter had four free throws and Jovante' Spivey added two more to hold off the Demons.

Baxter hit 3 of 5 from distance and made all eight free throw attempts. Dakarai Henderson tied his career-high with five shots from distance for 17 points and Aurimas Majauskas added 13.

Devonte Hall led Northwestern State (7-9, 1-4) with 16 points.

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Key Players
Min. Per Game
Pts. Per Game
Ast. Per Game
Reb. Per Game
Field Goal %
Three Point %
Free Throw %
Team Stats
Points 0 0
Field Goals 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
3-Pointers 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
Free Throws 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
Total Rebounds 0 0
Offensive 0 0
Defensive 0 0
Team 0 0
Assists 0 0
Steals 0 0
Blocks 0 0
Turnovers 0 0
Fouls 0 0
Technicals 0 0
Team Stats
away team logo Sam Houston 21-12 75.0 PPG 39.3 RPG 16.8 APG
home team logo Nwestern St. 11-20 66.2 PPG 38.5 RPG 11.0 APG
Key Players
2
C. Delaney 13.4 PPG 5.5 RPG 2.0 APG 46.6 FG%
20
I. Lane 13.8 PPG 9.5 RPG 1.4 APG 50.3 FG%
Top Scorers
PTS REB AST
PTS REB AST
0 FG% 0
0 3PT FG% 0
0 FT% 0
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Bench
Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Bench
Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB