Scores

Final

Cent Arkansas 52

(5-10, 0-5 Southland)

Sam Houston 63

(11-6, 4-1 Southland)

9:00 PM ET, January 17, 2013

1 2 T
CARK 24 2852
SHSU 31 3263

Top Performers

Central Arkansas: L. Miles 13 Pts, 4 Reb, 3 Ast, 3 Stl

Sam Houston State: P. Baxter 19 Pts, 1 Ast, 1 Stl

Sam Houston St. 63, Cent. Arkansas 52

Associated Press

HUNTSVILLE, Texas -- Paul Baxter scored 19 points and James Thomas added 12 to help Sam Houston State record a wire-to-wire victory 63-52 over Central Arkansas on Thursday night.

Sam Houston State (11-6, 4-1 Southland) also had a 44-34 rebounding advantage, with Thomas leading the way with eight.

Central Arkansas (5-10, 0-5) was led by LaQuentin Miles, who scored 13 points and had three steals. Jordan Harks had eight rebounds.

Sam Houston State had a 26-18 scoring edge off the bench and an 11-6 edge off second-chance points.

Neither team shot the ball well. Sam Houston State had a field-goal percentage of 38.5 percent, while Central Arkansas had just 35.7.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
CARK
SHSU
Points 52 63
FG Made-Attempted 20-56 (.357) 20-52 (.385)
3P Made-Attempted 3-15 (.200) 7-17 (.412)
FT Made-Attempted 9-15 (.600) 16-24 (.667)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 16 (0/0) 18 (0/0)
Largest Lead 0 14

2012-13 Season

DATEGAMELINKS
» Jan 17, 2013 @SHSU 63, CARK 52Recap
Feb 16, 2013 SHSU 80, @CARK 75Recap
Mar 13, 2013 @SHSU 69, CARK 63Recap