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Delaney brothers lead Sam Houston State past Lamar 69-59

HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) Cameron Delaney scored 24 points and Josh Delaney had 12 assists to lead Sam Houston State's 69-59 victory over Lamar on Saturday night.

Cameron Delaney made 6 of 9 3-pointers and grabbed seven rebounds. Kai Mitchell had 12 points and Albert Almanza scored 10 for the Bearkats.

Josh Nzeakor had 15 points on 6-of-8 shooting and made it a double-double with 10 rebounds for Lamar (9-11, 2-5 Southland). Nick Garth scored 14 points and Jordan Hunter added 10 for the Cardinals.

A 3-pointer by RJ Smith gave Sam Houston a 64-50 lead with 3:37 remaining in the game. Lamar rallied with five points from Nzeakor and four by Garth to trail 66-59 in the final minute. The Bearkats closed it out with 3 of 4 from the free-throw line.

The Bearkats were 13 of 27 beyond the 3-point line and the Cardinals made only 4 of 21. Lamar shot 32 percent overall.

The Southland-leading Bearkats (12-8, 7-0) have won eight in a row and nine of 10. SHSU leads Abilene Christian (6-2) and Texas A&M Corpus Christi (4-2) by two games in the loss column.

The Delaney brothers - Josh, a senior, and Cameron, a redshirt senior - have an older sister, Angela, who recently completed her career at 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 Lamar 9-11 293059
home team logo Sam Houston 12-8 343569
Team Stats
away team logo Lamar 9-11 78.7 PPG 42.5 RPG 14.6 APG
home team logo Sam Houston 12-8 75.0 PPG 39.3 RPG 16.8 APG
Key Players
3
N. Garth 16.6 PPG 2.4 RPG 2.4 APG 42.4 FG%
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C. Delaney 13.4 PPG 5.5 RPG 2.0 APG 46.6 FG%
Top Scorers
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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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