Scores

Final

SF Austin 57

(10-4, 0-1 Southland)

Sam Houston 66

(9-5, 1-0 Southland)

    3:00 PM ET, January 9, 2010

    1 2 T
    SFA 22 3557
    SHSU 29 3766

    Top Performers

    Stephen F. Austin: E. Williams 20 Pts, 8 Reb, 4 Ast

    Sam Houston St: G. Clavell 21 Pts, 12 Reb, 4 Ast

    Sam Houston St. 66, Stephen F.Austin 57

    Associated Press

    HUNTSVILLE, Texas -- Gilberto Clavell had 21 points and 12 rebounds Saturday to lead Sam Houston State to a 66-57 victory over Stephen F. Austin in the Southland Conference opener for both teams.

    Josten Crow added 14 points and 14 rebounds for Sam Houston (9-5), which prevailed despite making only 10 of 19 shots from the free-throw line and 4 of 18 from 3-point range.

    Eddie Williams led Stephen F. Austin (10-4) with 20 points. Jordan Glynn added 10 points and 11 rebounds.

    Sam Houston led 29-22 at halftime, but SFA battled back to take a three-point lead with 14:27 to play in the second half.

    After 10 lead changes, the last with 6:26 remaining, the Bearkats ended the game with a 16-8 run. Preston Brown scored the go-ahead basket on a jumper to give Sam Houston a 50-49 lead.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    SFA
    SHSU
    Points 57 66
    FG Made-Attempted 21-52 (.404) 26-61 (.426)
    3P Made-Attempted 2-16 (.125) 4-18 (.222)
    FT Made-Attempted 13-17 (.765) 10-19 (.526)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 17 (0/0) 17 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 1 10

    2009-10 Season

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