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.
It may only be June but Western Kentucky head coach Rick Stansbury just landed the mid-major steal of the 2017 recruiting class with a commitment from five-star center Mitchell Robinson.
Shooting guard Jaylen Nowell, ranked No. 45 in the ESPN 100, chose the Washington Huskies on Wednesday over California. As a junior he led Garfield Heights to a state championship and was named MVP of the tournament.
Donnie Tyndall has filed an appeal to reverse the 10-year show cause penalty he received from the NCAA in April for violations that occurred while he was coaching Southern Mississippi.
|Stephen F. Austin||18-0||-||28-6|
|Sam Houston State||12-6||6||18-16|