Recap - Lamar Defeats Houston Baptist 59-57
|Recap - Lamar Defeats Houston Baptist 59-57|
Lamar earned a 59-57 victory over Houston Baptist on Thursday, getting 14 points from Anthony Holliday at Montagne Center.
Lamar got 14 points from Nimrod Hilliard and another 9 points from Donovan Ross. Nimrod Hilliard contributed 5 assists, while Donovan Ross cleaned the glass with 8 rebounds.
Houston Baptist got 18 points from Cody Joyce in a losing cause and another 12 points from Mike Turner. Jimmy Barton contributed 4 assists for them, while Reveal Chukwujekwu had 7 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Lamar were victorious, as the score was 40-28 at the break.
Houston Baptist won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 40-36.