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Sam Houston St. 84, Northwestern St. 66

HUNTSVILLE, Texas -- Ashton Mitchell scored 24 points and had eight assists to lead Sam Houston State to an 84-66 victory over Northwestern State Wednesday night.

Corey Allmond added 21 points and Barkley Falkner contributed 10 for Sam Houston State (17-11, Southland 11-4). Sam Houston State never trailed, jumping out to a 17-7 lead. The Bearkats led by as many as 21 points in the second half.

Deivida Petravicius and Michael McConathy had 14 points apiece for Northwestern State (11-19, 3-12). William Mosley had 11.

Sam Houston State led 46-37 at the half.