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NCAA Game Summary - Oral Roberts vs. Sam Houston State



(Thursday, March 13th)

Final Score: Sam Houston State 70, Oral Roberts 61

Katy, TX (SportsNetwork.com) - Kaheem Ransom scored 19 points as the Sam Houston State Bearkats defeated the Oral Roberts Golden Eagles, 70-61, in the Southland Conference quarterfinals at the Leonard E. Merrell Center.

Jabari Peters added 17 points and Terrance Motley had 10 for the third-seeded Bearkats (22-9), who will match up against second-seeded Texas A&M-Corpus Christi on Friday.

Korey Billbury finished with 20 points, seven rebounds and six assists, while Shawn Glover netted 14 points for the Golden Eagles (17-16).

Sam Houston State drained 61.9 percent of its shots from the field in the opening half, including 6-of-7 from 3-point range, as it led 33-26 at the break. Oral Roberts made 45.5 percent of its field goal attempts in the period.

The Bearkats connected on 44.4 percent of their shots from the floor in the second period and went 18-of-22 at the free-throw line. The Golden Eagles converted on 45.2 percent of their field goal tries and took 13 more shots. Oral Roberts cut the lead to three with 16:42 remaining, but the Bearkats went on a 7-0 run to make it a 10-point advantage and from there SHSU remained in control.

The Bearkats had just five offensive rebounds on the night, but made up for that with a 19-9 scoring advantage at the free-throw line.

03/13 23:37:18 ET

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Scoreboard
Local
Final
DUR 5
NOR 1
 
Final
TAM 4
BOS 3
Final
MIA 9
NYM 6
Final
ATL 0
PHI 7
Final
BAL 4
MIN 6
Final
STL 5
PIT 4
Final
CHC 4
MIL 2
Final
CLE 1
DET 12
Final
OAK 6
SEA 1
Final
SDP 3
ARI 1
Final
COL 10
SFG 9
Final
KAN 4
TEX 3
Final
LOS 4
WAS 6
7:05pm Tonight
NYY
BOS
 
7:05pm Tonight
BAL
CIN
 
7:05pm Tonight
CLE
DET
 
7:10pm Tonight
MIA
NYM
 
7:10pm Tonight
ATL
PHI
 
7:10pm Tonight
TAM
TOR
 
8:05pm Tonight
CHC
MIL
 
8:10pm Tonight
MIN
CWS
 
8:10pm Tonight
HOU
ANA
 
8:10pm Tonight
KAN
TEX
 
8:15pm Tonight
STL
PIT
 
8:40pm Tonight
COL
SFG
10:05pm Tonight
OAK
SEA
 
10:10pm Tonight
SDP
ARI
 
10:10pm Tonight
LOS
WAS
 
Final
LOU 31
MIAMI 13
Final
DUR 5
NOR 1