Texas-Pan American defeats Lamar 66-61

The Associated Press

BEAUMONT, Texas (AP) -- Shaquille Hines scored 18 points with 11 rebounds and two assists to lead Texas-Pan American to a 66-61 victory over Lamar on Wednesday night.

Javorn Farrell went 8 of 14 from the field and 5 of 9 from the line for a game-high 22 points and seven rebounds. Jamal Dantzler came off the bench to score 10 points and grab five rebounds for the Broncs (4-4).

Texas-Pan American started slowly and trailed by two at the break. But the Broncs pulled ahead early in the second period - and maintained the lead - on the shooting accuracy of Hines and Farrell. Shaquille Boga sank two free throws for the Broncs with 13 seconds remaining in play to end the Cardinals' hopes.

Texas-Pan American hit 46.3 percent from the field and 51.7 percent from the line.

Amos Wilson led the Cardinals (1-6) with 15 points, eight rebounds and three blocks.

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