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Sam Houston State Defeats Long Island 82-78 - Recap

Sam Houston State grabbed an 82-78 win over Long Island on Saturday, behind a 20-point effort from Kaheem Ransom at Bernard Johnson Coliseum.

Jabari Peters had 16 points for Sam Houston State and Nathaniel Mason chipped in with 16 points. Paul Baxter had 6 assists for them, while Jabari Peters was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 6 boards.

Long Island got a 26-point performance from Jason Brickman, who was supported by 17 points from Gerrell Martin. Jason Brickman had 13 assists in a losing cause for Long Island, while E.J. Reed grabbed 5 rebounds.

Sam Houston State trailed at halftime, 38-37.

Sam Houston State won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 25-22.