Scores

Final

Lamar 65

(2-17, 1-6 Southland)

Abilene Christian 57

(7-12, 1-4 Southland)

8:55 PM ET, January 23, 2014

Moody Coliseum (Abilene), Abilene, Texas

1 2 T
LAM 27 3865
ACU 24 3357

Top Performers

Lamar: A. Wilson 14 Pts, 11 Reb, 1 Ast

Abilene Christian: P. Wentz 13 Pts, 1 Reb, 3 Ast, 3 Stl

Lamar snaps streak, beats Abilene Christian, 65-57

Associated Press

ABILENE, Texas -- Rhon Mitchell tossed in 16 points as Lamar snapped a 14-game losing streak with a 65-57 win over Southland Conference newcomer Abilene Christian Thursday night.

Michael Grant converted two free throws to give Abilene Christian a short-lived lead, 38-36, with 13:10 left, but Nimrod Hilliard drilled a 3-pointer to start a 9-0 run that put the Cardinals in the lead for good, 45-38.

Lamar converted 10 straight free throws over the final 8:10 to seal its first conference win.

Lamar (2-17, 1-6 Southland) had four players score in double figures, with Amos Wilson adding 14 points and 11 rebounds, and Donnell Minton and Hilliard adding 12 and 11 points, respectively. The Cardinals shot 47.9 percent from the field (23 of 48).

Abilene Christian (7-12, 1-4) was led by Parker Wenz' 13 points. Julian Edmonson and Austin Cooke added 12 and 10 points, respectively. Riley Payne pulled down 10 rebounds.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
LAM
ACU
Points 65 57
FG Made-Attempted 23-48 (.479) 18-43 (.419)
3P Made-Attempted 1-2 (.500) 5-14 (.357)
FT Made-Attempted 18-22 (.818) 16-23 (.696)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 18 (0/0) 22 (0/0)

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