Sam Houston St. 63, Stephen F. Austin 51

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HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP)—Ryan Bright had 14 points and 11 rebounds in Sam Houston State’s 63-51 victory over Stephen F. Austin on Wednesday night.

Aaron Wade added 12 points and six rebounds, while Jejaun Plair scored 11 points.

The Bearkats (18-7, 10-2 Southland) went on an 11-2 run to close the first half with a 38-20 lead. They built a 21-point lead with 11:18 left in the game as Stephen F. Austin struggled from the field. The Lumberjacks made only 35 percent of their second-half shots.

Matt Kingsley led Stephen F. Austin (14-10, 7-5) with 19 points and seven rebounds. He was 7-of-8 from the free throw line. Antuane Miller, the next highest scorer, came off the bench to add nine points. Josh Alexander had a team-high 10 rebounds.

The Bearkats led the Lumberjacks in rebounds and points in the paint.

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Top Performers

 Top Performers
 Stephen F. Austin
M. Kingsley M. Kingsley
6-17,  19 Pts
7 Rebs, 0 Assists
 Sam Houston St.
R. Bright R. Bright
5-12,  14 Pts
11 Rebs, 3 Assists

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