Chicago State beats Houston Baptist 95-92

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CHICAGO (AP)—John Cantrell scored a game-high 33 points to lead Chicago State to a 95-92 win over Houston Baptist on Monday night.

David Holston added 25 points, including five-3-pointers, and 14 assists and Mike Wilson had 19 points for Chicago State (19-13), which was tied with Houston Baptist (5-24) at halftime.

Points off turnovers hurt the Huskies. Chicago State scored 31 points off 18 Houston Baptist miscues. The Cougars also had 19 fast-break points, compared with 11 for Houston Baptist.

Mario Flaherty led Houston Baptist with 18 points. Andrew Puzyk added 17, including five 3-pointers and Baron Sauls scored 15 points and had 10 rebounds.

Emanuel Willis scored 11 points and Gordon Watt added 10 points for the Huskies.

Chicago State beat Houston Baptist 112-108 in overtime when the teams met Feb. 9 in Houston.

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