Chicago St. defeats Houston Baptist 112-108 in OT

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HOUSTON (AP)—David Holston scored 39 points as Chicago State rallied for a 112-108 overtime victory over Houston Baptist on Monday night.

Houston Baptist saw a 10-point lead disappear as Chicago State outscored it 16-6 over the final 1:38 of regulation behind the play of Holston, Tawrence Walton and Mike Wilson.

Holston hit a key 3-pointer with 3 seconds left and tied the game at 99 on two free throws. John Cantrell scored 25 points, including six of Chicago State’s 13 points in overtime.

Wilson hit a 3-pointer with a minute left in overtime to give Chicago State (14-12) the lead for good. After Baron Sauls hit a pair of free throws to make it 109-108, Cantrell and Walton each hit two free throws for the final margin. Walton finished with 18 points and Wilson had 16.

Sauls led Houston Baptist (3-22) with 31 points and Gordon Watt’s added 25.

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