Sam Houston State vs Texas

Texas 65, Sam Houston St. 37


AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Sheldon McClellan came off the bench to score 16 points and grab eight rebounds as Texas beat Sam Houston State 65-37 on Tuesday.

Jonathan Holmes added 11 points and eight rebounds for Texas (4-2), and Julien Lewis had 10 points.

The Longhorns overcame 39.5 percent shooting and 19 turnovers by ruling the paint and making constant trips to the charity stripe. Texas shot 38 free throws and made 28, while the Bearkats were just 5 of 11 from the free-throw line.

Sam Houston State was led by Paul Baxter's 12 points - 11 in the first half. Erik Williams had eight for the Bearkats (3-4).

The Longhorns pulled away from Sam Houston State with a 12-0 first-half run and led 28-11 after a 3-pointer by McClellan with 4:30 to play before halftime. Texas earned a 32-18 halftime advantage and held Sam Houston State to 21 percent shooting for the game.

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Sam Houston State Bearkats
D. Gatlin, G250-20-02030
J. Thomas, F121-30-04102
M. Holyfield, C120-20-01050
W. Bond, G201-60-04123
D. Gatson, G181-50-02332
M. McKinney, G200-30-31030
E. Williams, F203-150-04018
P. Baxter, G194-93-442312
N. Mason, F192-61-23026
A. Harwell, G130-10-00120
T. Motley, F120-61-24041
J. McKay, G90-30-00010
M. McCormick11-10-00003
Total 13-625-113282937
Texas Longhorns
J. Holmes, F303-54-681211
P. Ibeh, F-C132-31-14015
J. Felix, G342-82-24536
D. Holland, G260-45-76205
J. Lewis, G192-46-840210
S. McClellan, G284-136-680116
C. Ridley, C200-24-66034
I. Papapetrou, F182-20-03014
C. Lammert, F92-20-21144
D. Melchionni, G20-00-00100
A. Dick, G10-00-00000
Total 17-4328-3847101765
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New Orleans13-520-12154
Texas A&M-CC12-624-12159
Hou. Baptist12-617-14176
SF Austin12-618-15203
Sam Houston10-821-13195
SE Louisiana9-916-16249
Nicholls St.7-1114-17253
Abil Chr.7-1113-16289
Nwestern St.7-1113-16306
Incarn Word7-1112-17303
C. Arkansas7-118-24311
McNeese St.4-147-22315

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W. Virginia12-628-924
Iowa St.12-624-1121
Oklahoma St.9-920-1340
Kansas St.8-1021-1457
Texas Tech6-1218-14123
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MINN 77 Final
FSU 68
NCST 72 Final
UNC 59 Final
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TEXSO 80 Final