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Gilmore leads SF Austin to dominating 65-53 win over SHSU

HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) Leon Gilmore III scored a career-high 23 points with 11 rebounds and four blocks as Stephen F. Austin jumped out to an early lead and dominated Sam Houston State 65-53 on Saturday night in the regular-season finale.

Both teams will have a first-round bye in the upcoming Southland Conference Tournament set to begin in Katy, Texas on Wednesday. Stephen F. Austin (25-6, 14-4) has a No. 3 seed and Sam Houston State (18-13, 12-6) enters the tourney as the No. 4 seed.

Shannon Bogues added 15 points for SFA. Gilmore had 12 points and three blocks in the first half.

The Lumberjacks powered their way to a 37-16 halftime advantage, shooting 54 percent (13-24) from the field while limiting SHSU to 6-of-27 shooting (22 percent).

The Bearkats got back in the game in the second half, besting the Lumberjacks 37-28, but SFA maintained a double-digit advantage throughout the final period.

SFA has dominated this rivalry recently, winning 16 of the last 17 meetings, including an 82-66 victory earlier this year.

Christopher Galbreath Jr. had 13 points and Marcus Harris added 12 for SHSU.

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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
12T
away team logo SF Austin 25-6 372865
home team logo Sam Houston 18-13 163753
Team Stats
away team logo SF Austin 25-6 80.5 PPG 38.8 RPG 14.2 APG
home team logo Sam Houston 18-13 71.4 PPG 41.3 RPG 14.6 APG
Key Players
5
S. Bogues 15.4 PPG 2.4 RPG 1.4 APG 50.5 FG%
23
C. Galbreath Jr. 14.8 PPG 8.0 RPG 1.3 APG 47.2 FG%
Top Scorers
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PTS REB AST
0 FG% 0
0 3PT FG% 0
0 FT% 0
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Starters MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TO PF FG 3PT FT OREB DREB
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