HUNTSVILLE, Texas -- Kendric Washington scored 21 points and pulled down 11 rebounds as Houston beat Sam Houston State 75-71 Saturday.
The Cougars (5-3) and Sam Houston State (4-2) tied at 63 and went into overtime. Houston then outscored the Bearkats 12-8 for the win.
Gilberto Clavell led Sam Houston State with 25 points and 10 rebounds and was 13 of 15 from the free-throw line.
Drae Murray added 13 points and eight assists.