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Army 95

(7-6, 2-5 away)

Houston Baptist 86

(4-9, 2-3 home)

    3:05 PM ET, December 31, 2012

    Sharp Gymnasium, Houston, Texas

    1 2 T
    ARMY 35 6095
    HBU 36 5086

    Top Performers

    Army: K. Wilson 24 Pts, 1 Reb, 6 Ast

    Houston Baptist: T. Russell 24 Pts, 2 Reb, 5 Ast, 2 Stl, 1 Blk

    Army 95, Houston Baptist 86

    Associated Press

    HOUSTON -- Ella Ellis scored 26 points and Army defeated Houston Baptist 95-86 on Monday.

    Ellis, playing in his hometown, was 15 for 16 from the free-throw line for the Black Knights (7-6). Kyle Wilson scored 24 points and Dylan Cox scored 13 for Army.

    The Huskies (4-9) led 36-35 at halftime, but Army shot 62 percent in the second half and outscored Houston Baptist 30-13 in one stretch. Ellis' 3-pointer with 11:53 remaining gave the Black Knights the lead for good at 55-53 during a run of 12 straight points by Army.

    Tyler Russell led the Huskies with 24 points. Marcel Smith scored 19 points and Art Bernardi had 17 points and a game-high nine rebounds.

    Army next plays Saturday at home against Columbia.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    ARMY
    HBU
    Points 95 86
    FG Made-Attempted 28-57 (.491) 30-64 (.469)
    3P Made-Attempted 6-19 (.316) 10-19 (.526)
    FT Made-Attempted 33-42 (.786) 16-21 (.762)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 21 (0/0) 30 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 10 4

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