Scores

Final

Texas A&M-CC 57

(1-11, 0-2 Southland)

Sam Houston 61

(8-5, 1-0 Southland)

    4:30 PM ET, January 4, 2013

    1 2 T
    AMCC 21 3657
    SHSU 27 3461

    Top Performers

    Texas A&M-CC: J. Jordan 13 Pts, 5 Reb, 5 Ast, 2 Stl

    Sam Houston St: P. Baxter 13 Pts, 4 Reb, 3 Ast, 1 Blk

    Sam Houston St. 61, Texas A&,M-CC 57

    Associated Press

    HUNTSVILLE, Texas -- Darius Gatson scored 18 points to help Sam Houston State beat Texas A&M-CC 61-57 Friday in the Southland Conference opener for both teams.

    Gatson was 4 of 7 from the field.

    Paul Baxter scored 13 points. DeMarcus Gatlin had 12 points, and Nathaniel Mason added 10. Terrance Motley had nine rebounds and eight points for the Bearkats (8-5).

    The Bearkats led 27-21 at halftime. Both teams had 15 turnovers, but Sam Houston State was able to get 19 points off those committed by the Islanders. The Bearkats shot 40.9 percent from the field for the game, while the Islanders shot 39 percent.

    Johnathan Jordan led the Islanders with 13 points and five assists. Joy Williamson had nine rebounds for the Islanders (1-11).

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    AMCC
    SHSU
    Points 57 61
    FG Made-Attempted 20-51 (.392) 18-44 (.409)
    3P Made-Attempted 5-20 (.250) 6-18 (.333)
    FT Made-Attempted 12-14 (.857) 19-27 (.704)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 23 (0/0) 17 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 0 6

    2012-13 Season

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