HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) -- Ryan Bright's rebound with one second
remaining preserved Sam Houston State's 51-50 win over Alcorn State
on Thursday night.
Alcorn State missed three shots in the final seven seconds
before Bright rebounded and was fouled. Bright missed both free
throws, but time ran out on Alcorn State.Jejuan Plair scored a game-high 16 points to lead Sam Houston
State (5-1).Bright scored 13 points for the Bearkats and added the team's
only 3-pointer of the game. He also had seven rebounds.Delvin Thompson led the Braves (0-4) with 10 points, and Almaad
Jackson had a game-high nine rebounds. Both Alleo Frazier and
Patrick Horton shot 2-of-4 from 3-point range. Clif Douglass hit 2
of 3 3-pointers.The Bearkats shot 39 percent from the field, and the Braves shot
45 percent. Sam Houston scored 18 points off of 27 Alcorn St.
turnovers.Sam Houston's largest lead was by only seven points. The
Bearkats led 25-21 at the half.