Sam Houston St. beats Texas State 79-75
SAN MARCOS, Texas (AP)—Ashton Mitchell scored 11 points, including a pair of free throws late, to help lead Sam Houston State to a 79-75 victory over Texas State on Wednesday night.
Corey Allmond led the Bearkats (8-8, 2-1 Southland Conference) with 17 points, while Barkley Falkner scored 16, Preston Brown scored 11 and Lance Pevehouse scored 10.
The Bearkats took the lead for good with about 14 minutes left in the game, but Texas State (8-9, 1-3) kept it close the rest of the way and benefited from a strong bench performance.
The Bobcat bench outscored Sam Houston 37-18, with Brent Benson scoring 13 points and Cameron Johnson scoring 11 points to go along with 10 rebounds. Brandon Bush led Texas State with 16 points.