HUNTSVILLE, Texas -- Will Bond scored 12 points, leading four men in double figures and Sam Houston State rolled past Lamar 78-40 on Saturday.
The 78 points was a season high for the Bearkats (13-10, 6-5 Southland). Sam Houston is 12-0 in games in which it has held opponents to less than 60 points.
Sam Houston never trailed, leading at half 31-20 and by as many as 40 points in the second period.
The Bearkats shot a season-best 54.2 percent from the field (32-of-59) and limited the Cardinals to 30.2 percent shooting.
The second annual Gavitt Tipoff Games, eight games between members of the Big East and Big Ten to be played Nov. 14-18, will feature Villanova at Purdue in the opener.
Michael Lewis is leaving his assistant coaching job at Butler to take the same position at Nebraska under Tim Miles.
College basketball fans should be excited about next season's Jimmy V Classic, an event that will feature Duke's heralded freshman class.
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