NCAA Basketball

Houston Baptist Huskies (12-18)


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@ Lamar 
L 75-110
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vs. McNe 
W 86-65
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vs. IncWor 
W 118-111
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@ TA&MCC 
L 69-76
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@ Lamar 
L 79-81
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Nzeakor scores 25 to carry Lamar over Houston Baptist 81-79

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.

Jordan Hunter had 18 points for Lamar (20-12). Edwin Jeudy added 10 points and eight rebounds. Nick Garth had 10 points and six assists for Lamar.

Nzeakor converted a 3-point play with 3.3 seconds left, breaking a tie at 77.

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Leaders
Points: I. DuBose17.0
Rebounds: I. DuBose5.9
Assists: B. Bonds3.6
FG%: I. DuBose48.6%
FT%: I. DuBose70.7%
3P%: I. DuBose43.8%
Steals: B. Bonds2.2
Blocks: I. DuBose0.3
AP Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Duke32-6
2 Virginia35-3
3 North Carolina29-7
4 Gonzaga33-4
5 Michigan State32-7
6 Tennessee31-6
7 Kentucky30-7
8 Michigan30-7
9 Texas Tech31-7
10 Florida State29-8
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Coaches Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Virginia35-3
2 Texas Tech31-7
3 Michigan State32-7
4 Duke32-6
5 Auburn30-10
6 Gonzaga33-4
7 Kentucky30-7
8 Purdue26-10
9 North Carolina29-7
10 Tennessee31-6
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Southland Standings
 ConferenceOverall
  W-L W-L
Sam Houston State 16-2 21-12
Abilene Christian 14-4 27-7
Lamar 12-6 20-13
New Orleans 12-6 19-14
Southeastern Louisiana 12-6 17-16
Texas A&M-Corpus Christi 9-9 14-18
Central Arkansas 8-10 14-19
Houston Baptist 8-10 12-18
Stephen F. Austin 7-11 14-16
Nicholls 7-11 14-17
Northwestern State 6-12 11-20
McNeese State 5-13 9-22
UIW 1-17 6-25
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Offense (Rank)
Points: 82.2 (19)
Rebounds: 13.8 (4)
Assists: 15.0 (55)
FG%: 45.6% (96)
FT%: 67.5% (293)
3P%: 34.0% (208)
Defense (Rank)
Points: 82.8 (356)
Rebounds: 24.3 (260)
Assists: 15.8 (343)
FG%: 49.1% (359)
FT%: 73.9% (334)
3P%: 40.1% (359)
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Teams Score Time
Interleague
New York 11 F
Kansas City 5
American League
Baltimore 7 F
Boston 13
Cleveland 8 F
New York 4
Seattle 7 F
Toronto 0
Detroit 4 F
Tampa Bay 5
Minnesota 6 F
Texas 3
Chicago 2 F
Los Angeles 9
Houston 4 F
Oakland 1
National League
San Diego 3 F
Philadelphia 2
St. Louis 5 F
Cincinnati 4
Los Angeles 3 F
Atlanta 5
Milwaukee 8 F
Washington 16
Miami 6 F
Colorado 7
San Francisco 1 F
Arizona 6
Chicago 2 4th
Pittsburgh 0
Teams Score Time
New Orleans 19 F
Los Angeles 17
Seattle   8:00pm
Minnesota  
San Francisco   Mon 8:00pm
Denver  
BMW Championship
Pos Name Score Thru
1 Justin Thomas -25 F
2 Patrick Cantlay -22 F
3 Hideki Matsuyama -20 F
4 Tony Finau -18 F
5 Jon Rahm -16 F
5 Brandt Snedeker -16 F
7 Corey Conners -15 F
7 Lucas Glover -15 F
9 Kevin Kisner -14 F
MONSTER ENERGY NASCAR CUP SERIES AT BRISTOL
Pos # Name Start Pos
1 11 Denny Hamlin 1
2 95 Matt Dibenedetto 7
3 2 Brad Keselowski 13
4 18 Kyle Busch 31
5 9 Chase Elliott 6
6 42 Kyle Larson 2
7 14 Clint Bowyer 20
8 41 Daniel Suarez 18
9 1 Kurt Busch 4
NASCAR XFINITY SERIES AT BRISTOL
Pos # Name Start Pos
1 2 Tyler Reddick 38
2 98 Chase Briscoe 6
3 23 John Hunter Nemechek 9
4 51 Jeremy Clements 5
5 22 Austin Cindric 1
6 08 Gray Gaulding 13
7 61 Timmy Hill 21
8 7 Justin Allgaier 3
9 1 Michael Annett 15
NASCAR GANDER OUTDOORS TRUCK SERIES AT BRISTOL
Pos # Name Start Pos
1 24 Brett Moffitt 1
2 51 Chandler Smith 7
3 4 Ross Chastain 2
4 52 Stewart Friesen 3
5 98 Grant Enfinger 14
6 2 Sheldon Creed 24
7 88 Matt Crafton 11
8 99 Ben Rhodes 4
9 4 Todd Gilliland 17