Scores

Final

Sam Houston 77

(13-5, 5-1 Southland)

New Orleans 70

(5-9, 2-4 Southland)

    7:30 PM ET, January 18, 2014

    Lakefront Arena, New Orleans, Louisiana

    1 2 T
    SHSU 31 4677
    UNO 33 3770

    Top Performers

    Sam Houston State: K. Ransom 21 Pts, 2 Reb, 4 Ast, 2 Stl, 1 Blk

    New Orleans: K. Hill 10 Pts, 8 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Blk

    Sam Houston State knocks off New Orleans 77-70

    Associated Press

    NEW ORLEANS -- Kaheem Ransom scored 21 points as Sam Houston State came back for a 77-70 victory over New Orleans Saturday night.

    Michael Holyfield and Dakarai Henderson had 10 points each for Sam Houston (13-5, 5-1 Southland Conference).

    The Bearkats, who have been shooting over 40 percent from beyond the arc, continued that tonight, hitting 9 of 20 3-point attempts, making seven in the second half. They shot 52.3 percent from the field overall.

    New Orleans (5-9, 2-4) held a 46-40 lead after James Harrison hit a 3-pointer with 12:59 remaining in the game. Terrance Motely answered with a jumper, Henderson hit a 3-point shot and Ransom made two free throws to give the Bearkats a 47-46 lead with 11:27 remaining. They stretched that to 65-56 with 5:28 left in the game.

    Tradarri McPhearson led New Orleans with 16 points. Cory Dixon, Isaac Mack and Kevin Hill each had 10 points.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    SHSU
    UNO
    Points 77 70
    FG Made-Attempted 23-44 (.523) 19-45 (.422)
    3P Made-Attempted 9-20 (.450) 6-14 (.429)
    FT Made-Attempted 22-29 (.759) 26-37 (.703)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 28 (0/0) 23 (0/0)

    2013-14 Season

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