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Sam Houston outplays Wisconsin-Milwaukee for win

HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) -- James Barrett scored 27 points to lead
Sam Houston State to an 89-73 win over Wisconsin-Milwaukee on
Friday night.

Barrett, who played 20 minutes, also had seven rebounds and
three blocks. He made nine-of-13 field goals and all three 3-point
attempts.

Ryan Bright finished with 11 points, six rebounds three assists
and two blocks for Sam Houston State (7-5). Aaron Wade came off the
bench to score 15 points and grab eight rebounds in 18 minutes.

The Bearkats shot 58 percent on 3-pointers, led by Barrett and
Wade, who was 4-of-4 from beyond the arc.

Avery Smith led the Panthers (2-11) with 18 points. Allan Hanson
scored 10.

The Bearkats never trailed, jumping out to a 19-9 lead to open
the game.