HUNTSVILLE, Texas -- Dakarai Henderson scored 13 points, making all three 3-point attempts, to lead Sam Houston State to an 84-70 victory over Lamar Saturday.
Sam Houston has won eight of its last nine games and remains alone in second place in Southland Conference play behind Stephen F. Austin. Sam Houston will host SFA Saturday. SFA won the first meeting 73-56.
A bus breakdown caused Lamar to arrive 24 minutes late, and that slow start transferred over to the court. Sam Houston held a commanding 48-27 advantage at the half as the Bearkats started fast, making 54.8 percent of their field goal attempts in the first half, while limiting Lamar to 8 of 22 attempts.
Rhon Mitchell had 18 points for Lamar (5-18, 2-9).
Guard Naz Mitrou-Long, whose 2015-16 season ended in December due to hip problems, has been granted a hardship waiver for the coming season, Iowa State said.
As the Sooners look to life without superstar Buddy Hield and his sidekicks, it's clear their unseasoned players will need to grow up fast.
The Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association says it won't move its headquarters, its basketball tournament or other conference championships from North Carolina, despite
|Stephen F. Austin||18-0||-||28-6|
|Sam Houston State||12-6||6||18-16|