Devon Lamb had 14 rebounds for the Cardinals (6-3).
Both teams were frigid from the floor, as Lamar shot 31.6 percent (18 of 57) and Texas-Pan American 33.3 percent (18 of 54). But the Cardinals won the rebounding battle 55-28 and had a 15-2 edge in second-chance points.
Maree's 3-pointer got the Broncs within three with 12:02 remaining, but Lamar scored 11 of the game's next 13 points to take permanent control. Lamb's three-point play with 7:40 to play ended the surge and gave the Cardinals a 51-39 edge.
Mike Brey is looking at former Notre Dame players to fill two assistant jobs that have opened up with the departures of Martin Ingelsby and Anthony Solomon.
Purdue's 2016-17 prospects got a jolt Wednesday when forward Caleb Swanigan announced he will return for his sophomore season.
Clemson's Jaron Blossomgame says he is withdrawing from the NBA draft and returning to school for a final season.
|Stephen F. Austin||18-0||-||28-6|
|Sam Houston State||12-6||6||18-16|