Southland Tournament - Sam Houston State vs Oral Roberts Wrap - Sam Houston State Wins 58-55

Southland Tournament - Sam Houston State vs Oral Roberts Wrap - Sam Houston State Wins 58-55

Sam Houston State earned a 58-55 victory over Oral Roberts on Thursday, getting 13 points from Paul Baxter at Merrell Center.

Sam Houston State was a 6-point underdog in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters.

Terrance Motley had 12 points for Sam Houston State and Will Bond chipped in with 9 points. Darius Gatson had 4 assists for them, while Michael Holyfield was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 6 boards.

Oral Roberts got 19 points from Warren Niles in a losing cause and another 12 points from Korey Billbury. Damen Bell-Holter contributed 2 assists for them, while Damen Bell-Holter had 8 rebounds.

Sam Houston State trailed at halftime, 36-29.

The rebound battle favored Sam Houston State as they grabbed 31 boards, while Oral Roberts only had 25.