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Southland Tournament - Sam Houston State Defeats Central Arkansas 69-63 - Recap

Sam Houston State got 19 points from Darius Gatson as they ran past Central Arkansas 69-63 on Wednesday at Merrell Center.

Sam Houston State was the ATS victor, as they covered the 5.5-point spread as a favorite.

James Thomas had 16 points for Sam Houston State and Terrance Motley chipped in with 8 points. Aaron Harwell had 3 assists for them, while James Thomas was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 11 boards.

Central Arkansas got 19 points from LaQuentin Miles in a losing cause and another 16 points from DeShone McClure. Jarvis Garner contributed 2 assists for them, while Jarvis Garner had 10 rebounds.

Sam Houston State trailed at halftime, 29-28.

The rebound battle favored Central Arkansas as they grabbed 37 boards, while Sam Houston State only had 36.