NCAA Game Summary - Central Arkansas vs. Sam Houston State
(Wednesday, March 13)
Final Score: Sam Houston State 69, Central Arkansas 63
Katy, TX (Sports Network) - James Thomas registered a double-double of 16
points and 11 rebounds as the sixth-seeded Sam Houston State Bearkats defeated
the seventh-seeded Central Arkansas Bears, 69-63, in the first round of the
Southland Conference Tournament at the Leonard E. Merrell Center.
Darius Gatson tallied a team-high 19 points and swiped two steals for the
Bearkats (16-16), who will take on the third-seed Oral Roberts in the next
LaQuentin Miles tallied 19 points to pace Central Arkansas (13-17), which also
received 16 points off the bench from DeShone McClure. Jarvis Garner just
missed a double-double with nine points and 10 rebounds for the Bears, who had
won their previous three games.
Sam Houston State went 9-of-19 from 3-point range to make up for a poor, 10-
of-22 showing at the charity stripe. Central Arkansas lost despite holding a
slight, 37-36, edge in the rebounding battle.
03/13 23:35:27 ET
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