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Nzeakor totals 19 points, Lamar beats Huston-Tillotson

BEAUMONT, Texas (AP) Josh Nzeakor was perfect from the floor, knocking down seven field goals to total 19 points and helped Lamar to dominate NAIA's Huston-Tillotson 79-59 on Tuesday night.

Lamar celebrated the opening game of the season by scoring 17 unanswered points to start, rolling to a 44-22 halftime advantage. The Rams won the second half 37-35 but it was not enough to catch Lamar.

Nzeakor also grabbed nine rebounds with two blocks. Jordan Hunter contributed 11 points and Mike Kolawole chipped in 10 with seven rebounds and three assists.

Lamar shot 52 percent (28-54) from the field and limited TWU to 20-of-61 shooting (33 percent). The Cardinals also won the rebound battle 45-29.

Alex Doche lead the Rams with 20 points, shooting 4 of 7 from distance. Courtney Julien added 16 points while dishing out five assists.

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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 223759
home team logo Lamar 1-0 443579
Team Stats
away team logo PPG RPG APG
home team logo Lamar 1-0 78.7 PPG 42.5 RPG 14.6 APG
Key Players
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. PPG RPG APG FG%
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N. Garth 16.6 PPG 2.4 RPG 2.4 APG 42.4 FG%
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0 3PT FG% 0
0 FT% 0
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Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
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Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
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Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
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