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New Orleans Falls 80-61 to Sam Houston State - Recap

Sam Houston State grabbed an 80-61 win over New Orleans on Saturday, behind a 17-point effort from Kaheem Ransom at Bernard Johnson Coliseum.

Sam Houston State got 17 points from Michael Holyfield and another 13 points from Terrance Motley. Jabari Peters contributed 10 assists, while Michael Holyfield cleaned the glass with 17 rebounds.

New Orleans got 19 points from Cory Dixon in a losing cause and another 10 points from Christavious Gill. Isaac Mack contributed 5 assists for them, while Cory Dixon had 10 rebounds.

Sam Houston State hit the break leading 43-22 before taking care of business in the second half.

The rebound battle favored Sam Houston State as they grabbed 45 boards, while New Orleans only had 33.