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Delaney hits 7 treys, leads Sam Houston St. over New Orleans

KATY, Texas (AP) Josh Delaney made a career-high seven 3-pointers and finished with a career-best 25 points to lead Sam Houston State to an 85-63 victory over New Orleans on Thursday night in the second round of the Southland Conference Tournament.

No. 4 seed Sam Houston State (19-13) will play top-seeded Southeastern Louisiana (21-10) in a Friday semifinal game. The Bearkats beat Southeastern Louisiana at home 75-65 on Jan. 24 in their only regular-season matchup.

Delaney was 7 of 12 from long range and made 4 of 5 free throws. John Dewey III added 14 points and five assists for Sam Houston State. The Bearkats had a 45-23 edge in rebounds and had 12 assists.

Ezekiel Charles had 12 points and Makur Puou 11 for No. 5 seed New Orleans (15-16).

Sam Houston State had a double-digit lead midway through the first half, built a 50-32 halftime advantage and cruised from there.

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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 New Orleans 15-16 323163
home team logo Sam Houston 19-13 503585
Team Stats
away team logo New Orleans 15-16 71.7 PPG 39.5 RPG 15.9 APG
home team logo Sam Houston 19-13 71.7 PPG 39.8 RPG 15.7 APG
Key Players
33
E. Charles 12.2 PPG 5.6 RPG 1.6 APG 46.0 FG%
20
K. Mitchell 11.6 PPG 7.5 RPG 0.8 APG 53.9 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