Scores

Final

Texas A&M-CC 57

(1-11, 0-2 Southland)

Sam Houston 61

(8-5, 1-0 Southland)

4:30 PM ET, January 4, 2013

1 2 T
AMCC 21 3657
SHSU 27 3461

Top Performers

Texas A&M-CC: J. Jordan 13 Pts, 5 Reb, 5 Ast, 2 Stl

Sam Houston State: P. Baxter 13 Pts, 4 Reb, 3 Ast, 1 Blk

Sam Houston St. 61, Texas A&,M-CC 57

Associated Press

HUNTSVILLE, Texas -- Darius Gatson scored 18 points to help Sam Houston State beat Texas A&M-CC 61-57 Friday in the Southland Conference opener for both teams.

Gatson was 4 of 7 from the field.

Paul Baxter scored 13 points. DeMarcus Gatlin had 12 points, and Nathaniel Mason added 10. Terrance Motley had nine rebounds and eight points for the Bearkats (8-5).

The Bearkats led 27-21 at halftime. Both teams had 15 turnovers, but Sam Houston State was able to get 19 points off those committed by the Islanders. The Bearkats shot 40.9 percent from the field for the game, while the Islanders shot 39 percent.

Johnathan Jordan led the Islanders with 13 points and five assists. Joy Williamson had nine rebounds for the Islanders (1-11).

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Team Stat Comparison

 
AMCC
SHSU
Points 57 61
FG Made-Attempted 20-51 (.392) 18-44 (.409)
3P Made-Attempted 5-20 (.250) 6-18 (.333)
FT Made-Attempted 12-14 (.857) 19-27 (.704)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 23 (0/0) 17 (0/0)
Largest Lead 0 6

2012-13 Season

DATEGAMELINKS
» Jan 4, 2013 @SHSU 61, AMCC 57Recap
Feb 2, 2013 SHSU 55, @AMCC 51Recap