Houston Baptist vs Sam Houston State Wrap - Sam Houston State Wins 81-63
Sam Houston State grabbed an 81-63 win over Houston Baptist on Saturday, behind a 14-point effort from James Thomas at Bernard Johnson Coliseum.
Jabari Peters had 14 points for Sam Houston State and Michael Holyfield chipped in with 14 points. Kaheem Ransom had 10 assists for them, while Michael Holyfield was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 10 boards.
Houston Baptist got 13 points from Rob Lewis in a losing cause and another 12 points from Colter Lasher. Jimmy Barton contributed 7 assists for them, while Ricmonds Vilde had 7 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Sam Houston State were victorious, as the score was 39-34 at the break.
The rebound battle favored Sam Houston State as they grabbed 35 boards, while Houston Baptist only had 34.