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Northwestern State Demons (7-9)


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vs. Nich 
W 86-81
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vs. SamHou 
L 68-77
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@ McNe 
1:00 PM PT2:00 PM MT3:00 PM CT4:00 PM ET9:00 PM GMT5:00 PM 北京时间2:00 PM MST4:00 PM EST
@ SELa 
5:30 PM PT6:30 PM MT7:30 PM CT8:30 PM ET1:30 PM GMT9:30 PM 北京时间6:30 PM MST8:30 PM EST
@ Lamar 
2:30 PM PT3:30 PM MT4:30 PM CT5:30 PM ET10:30 PM GMT6:30 PM 北京时间3:30 PM MST5:30 PM EST

Sam Houston St. wins 4th straight, beats NW State 77-68

NATCHITOCHES, La. (AP) Paul Baxter had a career-best 23 points to help lead Sam Houston State to its fourth straight Southland Conference win, a 77-68 victory over Northwestern State on Saturday.

The Bearkats, picked to win the league, opened conference play with two straight loses. They beat New Orleans, which remains atop the conference standings, in their last outing.

SHSU (13-6, 4-2), which never trailed, was up 39-32 at the break and pushed that to 62-49 with 7:03 left. Northwestern had a 19-9 run and closed to 71-68 following a Sabri Thompson trey with 40 seconds left. Baxter had four free throws and Jovante' Spivey added two more to hold off the Demons.

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Leaders
Points: Z. Woodley17.6
Rebounds: T. Joseph6.3
Assists: D. Hall4.8
FG%: No qualifiers
FT%: D. Hall75.6%
3P%: S. Thompson37.2%
Steals: D. Hall1.4
Blocks: I. Lane0.9
AP Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Villanova17-1
2 Kansas16-1
3 UCLA18-1
4 Gonzaga17-0
5 Kentucky15-2
6 Baylor16-1
7 West Virginia15-2
7 Creighton17-1
9 North Carolina16-3
10 Florida State16-2
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Coaches Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Kansas16-1
2 Villanova17-1
3 UCLA18-1
4 Gonzaga17-0
5 Kentucky15-2
6 Baylor16-1
7 Creighton17-1
8 West Virginia15-2
9 North Carolina16-3
10 Oregon16-2
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Southland Standings
 ConferenceOverall
  W-L W-L
New Orleans 4-1 9-7
Sam Houston State 4-2 13-6
Southeastern Louisiana 4-2 11-8
Lamar 3-2 11-7
Stephen F. Austin 3-2 8-9
Central Arkansas 3-2 4-14
Houston Baptist 3-3 7-9
Texas A&M-Corpus Christi 2-3 9-7
Nicholls 2-3 9-9
McNeese State 2-3 5-11
Abilene Christian 2-4 8-9
Incarnate Word 2-4 7-10
Northwestern State 1-4 7-9
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Offense (Rank)
Points: 75.0 (158)
Rebounds: 13.4 (30)
Assists: 13.1 (221)
FG%: 42.1% (279)
FT%: 66.0% (275)
3P%: 32.7% (274)
Defense (Rank)
Points: 79.1 (315)
Rebounds: 25.8 (172)
Assists: 15.7 (318)
FG%: 46.6% (307)
FT%: 65.3% (32)
3P%: 37.5% (295)
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