Sam Houston St. 61, Lamar 47
HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP)—Felton Freeman had 20 points and 10 rebounds and Eddy Fobbs blocked eight shots as Sam Houston State beat Lamar on Saturday night, 61-47.
Sam Houston (4-3, 1-0 Southland) held Lamar (3-5, 0-1) to 21 percent shooting and five field goals in the first half as the Bearkats opened a 32-to-18 halftime lead.
Jonathan Burnett was the only Lamar player in double figures with 13 points, but he was just 4-of-13 from the field with four turnovers. The Cardinals’ five starters went 9-of-40 from the field, and the team shot 24 percent for the game.
Fobbs was the second-highest Sam Houston scorer with seven points, and he also grabbed 11 rebounds.