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.
Bonds lifts Houston Baptist past Northwestern St. 92-54
HOUSTON (AP) — Braxton Bonds had 13 points to lead five Houston Baptist players in double figures as the Huskies easily defeated Northwestern State 92-54 on Wednesday night.
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.
Charles propels New Orleans past Houston Baptist 81-76 in OT
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Ezekiel Charles totaled 19 points and 11 rebounds for his first career double-double and New Orleans held off Houston Baptist 81-76 in overtime on Saturday.
The Huskies scored the first four points in the extra period, but Damion Rosser had a layup to ignite an 11-0 run — capped by Scott Plaisance Jr.'s dunk off an assist from Bryson Robinson — and New Orleans prevailed.
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.
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.
Houston Baptist defeats Incarnate Word 102-86 in Southland
HOUSTON (AP) — Jalon Gates scored 23 points, David Caraher and Braxton Bonds poured in 22 apiece and Houston Baptist led for all but six minutes to defeat Incarnate Word 102-86 in a meeting of the Southland Conference's winless teams Wednesday night.
Sam Houston State cruises past Houston Baptist 81-68
HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — Marcus Harris scored a career-best 27 points and Sam Houston State cruised past Houston Baptist 81-68 on Saturday night.
Christopher Galbreath Jr. added 15 points and 13 rebounds for the Bearkats (10-8, 4-1 Southland) who are on a four-game win streak. John Dewey III and Albert Almanza had nine points apiece.
Nashville, Tenn. — Corey Allen made seven 3-pointers and scored a career-high 39 points, Jermaine Jackson Jr. made two 3-pointers in the final 10 seconds of regulation, and Detroit Mercy beat Houston Baptist, 116-109, in overtime on Sunday.
Detroit Mercy took an 89-87 lead with 2:31 left in regulation but didn't score again until Jackson's 3-pointer to get within 94-92. After Oliver Lynch-Daniels made 1 of 2 free throws with 7.8 seconds left for Houston Baptist, Jackson nailed a 3 off the glass.
Detroit Mercy cruises in OT, beats Houston Baptist 116-109
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Corey Allen made seven 3-pointers and scored a career-high 39 points, Jermaine Jackson Jr. made two 3-pointers in the final 10 seconds of regulation, and Detroit Mercy beat Houston Baptist 116-109 in overtime on Sunday.
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.