Houston Baptist defeats Texas-Pan American 65-57
Tyler Russell had 10 points for the Huskies (10-19, 3-7 Great West), who will be the No. 5 seed at next week's conference tournament. The opponent, the No. 4 seed, is to be determined.
The seedings of Texas-Pan American (11-20, 5-5) and NJIT will not be finalized until Sunday. The schools tied for third in the Great West, with the determination of the Nos. 3 and 4 seeds going to the third tiebreaker, which is RPI.
A 14-2 run midway through the second half gave the Huskies a 58-53 cushion. They never relinquished that lead.
Updated March 3, 2012