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Nutall leads Sam Houston St. past Houston Baptist 95-75

January 19, 2020 GMT

HOUSTON (AP) — Zach Nutall had 23 points as Sam Houston State rolled past Houston Baptist 95-75 on Saturday night.

Mark Tikhonenko had 13 points for Sam Houston State (13-6, 6-2 Southland Conference). Dajuan Jones added 13 points. Terryonte Thomas had 12 points.

Ian DuBose had 27 points and six rebounds for the Huskies (1-14, 1-5), whose losing streak stretched to four games. Noah Thomasson added 14 points. Myles Pierre had 12 points.

Jalon Gates, whose 17 points per game entering the matchup ranked second on the Huskies, was held to a season-low tying five points on 1-of-6 shooting. He was 0 of 4 from behind the arc.

Sam Houston State takes on Abilene Christian at home on Wednesday. Houston Baptist plays Nicholls State on the road on Wednesday.

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