KATY, Texas (AP) — Josh Nzeakor had 25 points and 13 rebounds as Lamar narrowly defeated Houston Baptist 81-79 in the first round of the Southland Conference Tourney on Wednesday.
HBU, Lamar meet in Southland tourney
No. 8 seed Houston Baptist (12-17, 8-10) vs. No. 5 seed Lamar (19-12, 12-6)
Southland Conference Tourney First Round, Leonard E. Merrell Center, Katy, Texas; Wednesday, 5 p.m....
South carries Texas A&M-CC past Houston Baptist 76-69
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) — Kareem South had 21 points as Texas A&M-Corpus Christi topped Houston Baptist 76-69 on Saturday. Emmanuel Toney added 20 points for the Islanders. Toney also had six...
HBU looks to sweep Texas A&M-CC
Houston Baptist (12-16, 8-9) vs. Texas A&M-Corpus Christi (13-17, 8-9)
American Bank Center, Corpus Christi, Texas; Saturday, 6 p.m. EST
HOUSTON (AP) — Jalon Gates had a season-high 25 points as Houston Baptist beat Incarnate Word 118-111 on Wednesday night.
Incarnate Word looks to end streak vs HBU
Incarnate Word (6-23, 1-15) vs. Houston Baptist (11-16, 7-9)
Sharp Gymnasium, Houston; Wednesday, 8 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Houston Baptist looks to extend Incarnate Word's conference...
HOUSTON (AP) — Ty Dalton had 20 points as Houston Baptist routed McNeese State 86-65 on Saturday night.
Ian DuBose had 14 points for Houston Baptist (11-16, 7-9 Southland Conference)....
HBU seeks revenge on McNeese St.
McNeese State (9-19, 5-10) vs. Houston Baptist (10-16, 6-9)
Sharp Gymnasium, Houston; Saturday, 8 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: McNeese State goes for the season sweep over Houston Baptist...
Lamar looks to extend streak vs HBU
Houston Baptist (10-15, 6-8) vs. Lamar (16-12, 9-6)
Montagne Center, Beaumont, Texas; Wednesday, 8 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Lamar looks for its sixth straight conference win against...
Sam Houston St. defeats Houston Baptist 119-113 in 2OT
HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — Twins Josh Delaney and Cameron Delaney combined for 55 points and Sam Houston State defeated Houston Baptist 119-113 in double overtime on Saturday night despite blowing a...
SHSU looks to sweep HBU
Houston Baptist (10-14, 6-7) vs. Sam Houston State (18-9, 13-1)
Johnson Coliseum, Huntsville, Texas; Saturday, 8 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Houston Baptist seeks revenge on Sam Houston...
Uloko lifts Houston Baptist over Nicholls St. 88-82
HOUSTON (AP) — Benjamin Uloko had 16 points and nine rebounds as Houston Baptist defeated Nicholls State 88-82 on Saturday night.
Ian DuBose had 16 points and six rebounds for Houston Baptist (9-14, 5-7 Southland Conference). Philip McKenzie added 13 points and seven rebounds. Jalon Gates had 10 points for the hosts.
Gavin Peppers had 22 points for the Colonels (11-14, 4-8). Jeremiah Jefferson added 22 points. Danny Garrick had 14 points.
Dalton carries Houston Baptist over Cent. Arkansas 75-71
CONWAY, Ark. (AP) — Ty Dalton had a season-high 21 points plus 10 rebounds as Houston Baptist narrowly defeated Central Arkansas 75-71 on Wednesday night.
Dalton made 9 of 12 shots.
Ian DuBose had 19 points and eight rebounds for Houston Baptist (8-14, 4-7 Southland Conference). Braxton Bonds added 11 points.
Harris powers comeback, SFA beats Houston Baptist 79-77
HOUSTON (AP) — Kevon Harris had a career-high 35 points on Wednesday night and Stephen F. Austin rallied from a 12-point, second-half deficit to beat Houston Baptist 79-77.
Harris scored 18 points during the final 11:30 as Stephen F. Austin outscored the Huskies 29-15. The Lumberjacks (12-9, 5-4 Southland Conference) closed the final 3½ minutes on a 13-2 run, sneaking past the Huskies (7-14, 3-7) in the final minute.
Brown’s double-double leads McNeese over Houston Baptist
LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) — Roydell Brown scored a career-high 28 points, James Harvey added 22 points and McNeese defeated Houston Baptist 79-73 on Saturday.
Brown added 15 rebounds for his 10th double-double of the season and made 12 of 15 free throws for the Cowboys (7-13, 3-4 Southland Conference).
Stephen O'Suji had 17 points and Ian DuBose scored 14 to go with nine rebounds for Houston Baptist (5-13, 1-6).
SE Louisiana beats Houston Baptist behind Veal’s 26 points
HOUSTON (AP) — Marlain Veal scored 26 points with five 3-pointers and five assists and Southeastern Louisiana beat Houston Baptist 70-67 on Wednesday night to win its third straight.
Moses Greenwood added 15 points and Von Julien had nine with seven assists for the Lions (7-12, 3-3 Southland Conference), who outrebounded the Huskies 32-24, made 8 of 18 3-pointers and had 19 assists on 23 field goals.
Mitchell scores 18, Sam Houston State edges Houston Baptist
HOUSTON (AP) — Kai Mitchell had 18 points and nine rebounds and Sam Houston State defeated Houston Baptist 71-65 on Saturday night to remain the Southland Conference's only unbeaten team.
Cameron Delaney had 14 points and Josh Delaney added 11 points with eight assists for SHSU (10-8, 5-0). Albert Almanza, who made all six of his free throws, added 11 points for the Bearkats.
Friday leads Abilene Christian past Houston Baptist 75-68
ABILENE, Texas (AP) — Jalone Friday scored 21 points and Jaren Lewis added 13 and Abilene Christian beat Houston Baptist 75-68 on Wednesday night.
The Wildcats (15-3, 4-1 Southland Conference) have won three straight and are averaging 74.3 points in that span. The Huskies entered leading the conference in scoring at 82.2 points per game while the Wildcats were tops in scoring defense allowing 63.4 per game.
Johnson hits winner, Nicholls edges Houston Baptist 77-76
THIBODAUX, La. (AP) — Kevin Johnson scored 19 points, the last two on a short floater with 2.4 seconds left and Nicholls defeated Houston Baptist 77-76 on Saturday.
Houston Baptist had taken the lead on a 3-point play by Ian DuBose with 12 seconds to go.
Brandon Moore's 3-pointer with 1:05 remaining, gave Nicholls its biggest lead, 72-72. Houston Baptist got one point back when Philip McKenzie grabbed an offensive rebound at 49 seconds and made the second of two free throws.
DuBose scores 33 and Houston Baptist holds off Lamar in OT
HOUSTON (AP) — Ian DuBose scored 33 points and Houston Baptist went 8 for 8 from the free throw line in the final minute of overtime to defeat Lamar 88-82 in a Southland Conference opener on Wednesday night.
Samford hits 12 3-pointers, beats Houston Baptist 85-61
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Josh Sharkey scored 24 points with five 3-pointers and five assists, Brandon Austin hit six 3-pointers and scored 22 points, and Samford pulled away early to beat Houston Baptist 85-61 on Monday night to win its third straight.
Robert Allen scored a career-high 14 points and grabbed seven rebounds for the Bulldogs (10-2), who hit 12 of 24 3-pointers and got 19 second-chance points off of 11 offensive rebounds.
Houston Baptist rolls past Arlington Baptist 107-70
HOUSTON (AP) — Ian DuBose scored 18 points with five assists and Houston Baptist beat Arlington Baptist 107-70 on Friday night.
Jalon Gates added 13 points, Benjamin Uloko had 12 points and nine rebounds and Jackson Stent scored 12 points. Braxton Bonds added 10 for the Huskies (3-5), who shot 51 percent overall and 41 percent (7 of 17) from 3-point range while making 20 of 26 free throws.
Houston Baptist snapped a three-game losing streak while reaching 100 points for the first time this season.
Sule has career-best 23 points, Texas State gets 90-80 win
SAN MARCOS, Texas (AP) — Alonzo Sule nailed 10 of 11 shots from the floor for a career-high 23 points while grabbing 10 rebounds to help Texas State overcome a Houston Baptist rally for its seventh straight victory, 90-80 on Saturday.
Texas State (9-1) is off to its best start since 1952-53. The Bobcats' only loss was to Drake, 75-69, in the third game of the season.
Houston Baptist rallies late, shocks Wake Forest 93-91 in OT
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — Down by 14 points with about nine minutes remaining in regulation, Houston Baptist seemed to be headed for another defeat on Friday in the midst of a brutally difficult nonconference schedule. But their sophomore leader's shooting, paired with a suddenly stingy defense, instead left Wake Forest stunned.
Ian DuBose scored 18 points, including a tying 3-pointer with 0.5 seconds remaining in regulation, and HBU beat the Demon Deacons 93-91 in overtime.
DuBose leads Houston Baptist past Fordham 75-72
HOUSTON (AP) — Ian DuBose scored 23 points and grabbed six rebounds and Houston Baptist edged Fordham 75-72 on Saturday night.
Incarnate Word beats Houston Baptist 83-71
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Shawn Johnson scored 28 points and grabbed a career-best 17 rebounds and Incarnate Word beat Houston Baptist 83-71 on Wednesday night.
Keaton Hervey added 15 points with four rebounds and Charles Brown III chipped in 11 points for the Cardinals (7-20, 2-15 Southland Conference) who end their season hosting Abilene Christian on Saturday.
Peters has 21 as Nicholls thrashes Houston Baptist 94-67
THIBODAUX, La. (AP) — Roddy Peters made 21 points while grabbing 12 rebounds and Tevon Saddler added 22 points as Nicholls overwhelmed Houston Baptist 94-67 on Saturday afternoon.
Nicholls (16-9, 10-2) has won eight of its last nine games to remain atop the Southland Conference standings. The Colonels will welcome Sam Houston State, one of three teams currently tied for second place, on Wednesday.
Charles scores 31, Stephen F. Austin cruises 102-82
NACOGDOCHES, Texas (AP) — Ty Charles poured in a career-high 31 points, going 7 of 11 from behind the 3-point arc, led four players into double-figure scoring and Stephen F. Austin raced past Houston Baptist 102-82 Wednesday night, breaking the century mark for the third time this season.
SE Louisiana distances itself from Houston Baptist 85-69
HAMMOND, La. (AP) — Jordan Capps scored a career-high 31 point on 12-of-18 shooting and Southeastern Louisiana pulled away from Houston Baptist 85-69 on Wednesday night.
Abilene Christian rallies to beat Houston Baptist 82-74
HOUSTON (AP) — Jalone Friday scored 23 points, including a go-ahead 3-point play, Jaylen Franklin added 22 with six assists, and Abilene Christian beat Houston Baptist 82-74 on Wednesday night.
Jaren Lewis scored 16 points with three steals, Drake Green added 11 points with three 3s off the bench, and the Wildcats (11-7, 3-2 Southland Conference) shot 54.5 percent from the floor.
Peters hits late FTs to help Nicholls beat Houston Baptist
HOUSTON (AP) — Roddy Peters scored 18 of his 24 points in the second half, including two free throws with 21 seconds left, to help Nicholls beat Houston Baptist 72-71 on Saturday night.
Peters made 8 of 15 from the field, 8 of 12 from the free-throw line, grabbed eight rebounds and had four assists. Stevie Repichowski hit three 3-pointers and finished with 11 points and Tevon Saddler scored 10 for Nicholls (9-8, 3-1 Southland Conference).
Lamar opens league play with 86-68 win over Houston Baptist
BEAUMONT, Texas (AP) — James Harrison had 22 points and Zjori Bosha added 19 as Lamar rolled to a dominating 86-68 win over Houston Baptist to open Southland Conference play and halt a four-game losing streak on Thursday night.
Harrison nailed 5 of 8 from distance, making 8 of 12 from the floor. Bosha hit three treys on 8-of-10 shooting.
Bridges has 33, No. 2 Michigan St swats away Houston Baptist
EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Miles Bridges matched his career high with 33 points, and No. 2 Michigan State set a school record with 16 blocks while beating Houston Baptist 107-62 on Monday night.
The Spartans (11-1) have won 10 straight since losing to top-ranked Duke. Nick Ward had 20 points, six rebounds and four blocks, and Joshua Langford added 14 points. Jaren Jackson Jr. led Michigan State with six blocks and eight rebounds.
UT San Antonio cruises past Houston Baptist 87-71
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Freshman Keaton Wallace made five 3-pointers and scored a career-high 24 and Byron Frohnen added 18 points and eight rebounds to spark UT San Antonio to an 87-71 victory over Houston Baptist on Saturday night.
Nick Allen and Deon Lyle each scored 13 for the Roadrunners (6-5), who were playing the Huskies (3-7) for the first time since 1989 when both were members of the Trans-America Athletic Conference.
Houston Baptist beats Texas State 71-52
HOUSTON (AP) — William Gates Jr. matched his career best with 18 points, Josh Ibarra added 14 with a career-high 17 rebounds and six assists, and Houston Baptist beat Texas State 71-52 on Saturday night.
Braxton Bonds and Ian DuBose scored 10 apiece and the Huskies (3-5) shot 54.9 percent from the floor to the Bobcats 30.5 percent. Ibarra grabbed his 617th rebound to enter the top-15 in program history.
Ibarra leads Houston Baptist over Dallas Christian 96-66
HOUSTON (AP) — Josh Ibarra scored 24 points on 11-of-14 shooting, grabbed 10 rebounds and added four blocks and four assists to guide Houston Baptist to a 96-66 win over Division II member Dallas Christian on Tuesday night.
Braxton Bonds hit 7 of his 10 shots and scored 15 with six steals for the Huskies (2-5), who were playing just their second home game of the season. Ian DuBose scored 12 on 5-of-7 shooting.
Caraher has 20 points to lead Houston Baptist to 108-67 win
HOUSTON (AP) — David Caraher had 20 points and eight rebounds and led seven Houston Baptist players in double figures as the Huskies overwhelmed Arlington Baptist 108-67 on Tuesday night.
Houston Baptist (1-1), which opened with an 84-55 loss to Providence, charged out to a 51-32 lead at the break and poured it on in the second half.
Caraher, a freshman who had 19 points and seven rebounds against Providence, was 8 of 13 from the floor against Arlington Baptist, which competes in the NCCAA.