Sam Houston St. beats McNeese St. 75-60
LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP)—Corey Allmond scored 20 points to lead Sam Houston State in a 75-60 win over McNeese State on Wednesday night.
Allmond, the only player in double figures for the Bearkats (16-10, 10-3 Southland Conference), hit 4 of 9 from beyond the arc. The Bearkats have won 10 of their last 12 games.
Kleon Penn paced the Cowboys (11-15, 5-8) with 17 points, Diego Kaplan added 14 and Stephan Martin had 11. The Cowboys have dropped two straight.
After trailing by as many as seven points midway through the first half, Sam Houston State closed the half on a 13-0 run and took a 35-26 lead at the break. The Bearkats cruised from there.
The Bearkats were perfect from the foul line, going 7-for-7. The Cowboys hit just 5 of their 12 attempts. Sam Houston State capitalized on 20 Cowboys turnovers en route to victory.