Mitchell scores 36 in 112-105 SHSU win over Lamar
BEAMOUNT, Texas (AP)—Ashton Mitchell scored 36 points, including 22 free throws, to lead Sam Houston State to a 112-105 double-overtime victory over Lamar.
Mitchell led the Bearkats (10-8, 4-1 Southland) in scoring by making 7-of-15 field goals and 22-of-27 free throws.
DeLuis Ramirez and Corey Allmond scored 18 while Preston Brown, Lance Pevehouse and Barkley Falkner scored 14, 13 and 11 points, respectively.
Brandon McThay helped keep the Cardinals (11-8, 2-4) close with 22 points and a perfect 10-for-10 from the free throw line.
Ashton Hall, Jay Brown and Charlie Harper scored 16, 13 and 12 points, respectively, while Kenny Dawkins, Skyler Williams and Coy Custer scored 10 points each.
Sam Houston State made 50 percent of its field goals while Lamar shot 46 percent overall.