HOUSTON -- Art Bernardi had 15 points and 10 rebounds, and Houston Baptist scored the game's first 14 points en route to a 66-45 victory against UMKC on Wednesday night.
Trinity Hall had 13 points and 11 rebounds and Nate Rogers added 11 points for the Kangaroos (6-19), who were limited to 31.3 percent (15 of 48) shooting from the floor. UMKC got no closer than nine after Houston Baptist led 14-0.
Thurl Bailey, a member of the 1983 North Caroina State title team, has helped get the Wolfpack an invitation to the White House to meet President Barack Obama on May 9.
It's about time for someone other than Duke and Kentucky to grab the top class. Could it be Shaka Smart and Texas in 2017?
Which teams have enjoyed the most NCAA tournament success since 2000? Kansas' recent run to the Elite Eight vaulted the Jayhawks up the list.
|Stephen F. Austin||18-0||-||28-6|
|Sam Houston State||12-6||6||18-16|