Scores

Final

Northwestern St 73

(10-6, 3-1 Southland)

Sam Houston 80

(10-5, 1-2 Southland)

    8:00 PM ET, January 14, 2006

    1 2 T
    NWST 26 4773
    SHSU 36 4480

    Top Performers

    Northwestern St: C. Bargeman 19 Pts, 5 Reb, 1 Ast, 4 Stl

    Sam Houston St: J. Plair 15 Pts, 4 Reb, 8 Ast, 1 Stl

    Sam Houston St. 80, Northwestern St. 73

    HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) -- Shamir McDaniel scored 18 points, including five 3-pointers, to lead Sam Houston State to an 80-73 win over Northwestern State on Saturday night.

    Chris Jordan added 17 points -- 10 from the free-throw line -- for the Bearkats (10-5, 1-2 Southland). Jejaun Plair had 15 points and a team-high eight assists.

    Northwestern State, which trailed 36-26 at the half and was down by as many as 18 points in the second half, cut the margin to four points on a 3-pointer by Clifton Lee with 44 seconds left in the game. But the Bearkats hit 11-of-13 from the line in the final three minutes to hold on to the victory.

    Colby Bargeman scored 19 points and had five rebounds for the Demons (10-6, 3-1). Lee added 16 points, including three 3-pointers.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    NWST
    SHSU
    Points 73 80
    FG Made-Attempted 26-60 (.433) 23-49 (.469)
    3P Made-Attempted 9-23 (.391) 11-23 (.478)
    FT Made-Attempted 12-21 (.571) 23-36 (.639)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 23 (0/0) 17 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 0 13

    2005-06 Season

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