HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) -- Kaheem Ransom and Dakarai Henderson scored 11 points each as Sam Houston State executed its typical balanced attack in downing SE Louisiana 71-54 on Thursday night.
Sam Houston State (20-9, 12-5 Southland Conference) landed six 3s in the first half, the Lions netting just one, in building a 37-27 halftime lead. The Bearkats controlled the boards in the initial period 22-12 and gathered eight more offensive rebounds than Southeastern Louisiana.
Sam Houston scored the first eight points of the second half and Southeastern Louisiana (11-17, 6-11) failed to mount any comeback effort in the second half.
Antonnio Benton, Dre Evans and Onochie Ochie scored 11 points each in the SE Louisiana effort.