Sacramento State gets past Houston Baptist 70-60

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HOUSTON (AP)—Michael Selling scored 17 points and Domineek Daniel added 15 as Sacramento State beat Houston Baptist 70-60 Saturday night at the Rice Basketball Challenge.

The Hornets (1-1) led 38-35 at halftime before opening the second half with a 13-6 run to build their first double-digit advantage, 51-41. Sacramento State pushed its lead to as many as 12, and the Huskies (0-2) were unable to get closer than seven the rest of the way.

Michael Moss had 13 points and a game-high eight rebounds for Houston Baptist, which shot just 38.2 percent (21 of 55) from the field and was 1 of 15 from 3-point range for the second straight game.

Sacramento State wasn’t much better from long range (4 of 16) but it did shoot 44.8 percent (26 of 58) overall.

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 Top Performers
 Sacramento St.
Michael Selling Michael Selling
8-9,  17 Pts
6 Rebs, 0 Assists
 Houston Baptist
Michael Moss Michael Moss
5-10,  13 Pts
8 Rebs, 4 Assists

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