Sam Houston State vs Southeastern Louisiana

Sam Houston tops Southeastern Louisiana 85-78

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HAMMOND, La. (AP) Kaheem Ransom scored 22 points Thursday and Sam Houston State defeated Southeastern Louisiana 85-78.

Jabari Peters scored 17 for the Bearkats (12-5, 4-1 Southland), Paul Baxter 13, Michael Holyfield 12, and James Thomas 11.

Southeast Louisiana (7-9, 2-3) pulled ahead 11-7 on a layup by Antonnio Benton and the lead changed hands five times until Terrance Motley's layup at 9:53 sparked a 10-0 run and Sam Houston State led 40-34 at halftime.

The Bearkats increased their led to 15 in the second half on a layup by Holyfield, but the Lions answered with a 10-0 run. A dunk by Devonte Upson made it a six-point game at 11:11, but Southeastern Louisiana got no closer.

The Bearkats outshot the Lions 63 percent to 55.1 percent and out-rebounded them 31-17.

JaMichael Hawkins led the Lions with 26 points, including 7 of 10 from long range, and Dre Evans scored 18.

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Scoreboard
Sam Houston State (12-5) «404585
Southeastern Louisiana (7-9)344478

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Southland
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
SF Austin0-04-0316
Incarn Word0-03-0347
Lamar0-03-05
Abil Chr.0-02-1341
Nicholls St.0-02-1137
Sam Houston0-02-1347
C. Arkansas0-01-2152
Hou. Baptist0-01-2178
McNeese St.0-01-2345
SE Louisiana0-01-2262
Texas A&M-CC0-01-2152
New Orleans0-00-261
Nwestern St.0-00-4277
 
Other games
HOU 52 Final
LOU 91
UCONN 83 Final
MEMP 73
UCLA 69 Final
COLO 56
AZST 68 Final
ARIZ 91
OHST 53 Final
MINN 63