Scores

Final

Sam Houston 89

(6-5, 3-1 home)

8:00 PM ET, December 19, 2012

1 2 T
HUS 30 2353
SHSU 38 5189

Top Performers

Huston-Tillotson: D. Smith 15 Pts, 8 Reb, 6 Stl

Sam Houston State: M. McKinney 12 Pts, 5 Reb, 4 Ast, 4 Stl

Sam Houston St. 89, Huston-Tillotson 53

Associated Press

HUNTSVILLE, Texas -- Jeremy McKay scored 16 points and Sam Houston State pulled away in the second half to defeat Huston-Tillotson 89-53 Wednesday night.

Marquel McKinney added 12 points for the Bearkats (6-5), who shot a season-high 51 percent from the field and outrebounded Huston-Tillotson 45-28. Terrance Motley and Darius Gatson had 11 points apiece.

Demetrius Smith scored 15 points for Huston-Tillotson (2-11), an NAIA school.

The Rams stayed close in the early going, when there were five lead changes, before Sam Houston built a 38-30 halftime lead. The Bearkats turned it into a rout in the second half, outscoring Huston-Tillotson 51-23.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
HUS
SHSU
Points 53 89
FG Made-Attempted 16-46 (.348) 36-71 (.507)
3P Made-Attempted 4-14 (.286) 8-20 (.400)
FT Made-Attempted 17-20 (.850) 9-18 (.500)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 19 (0/0) 17 (0/0)
Largest Lead 3 41

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