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

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