HUNTSVILLE, Texas — Zach Nutall scored 20 points in 26 minutes as Sam Houston won its 12th straight home game, beating Texas A&M-Corpus Christi 84-61 on Wednesday night and closing in on a second Southland Conference championship in three seasons.
The win boosted the Bearkats moved into a tie with Nicholls State atop the Southland with a 13-2 record. Each have one game left, Sam Houston taking on visiting Stephen F. Austin on Saturday.
Demarkus Lampley had 17 points on five 3-pointers, and grabbed seven rebounds for Sam Houston (19-7). Freshmen Bryce Monroe added 10 points and Kian Scroggins had eight points with seven rebounds.
Jalen White had 16 points for the Islanders (4-19, 1-13), who have now lost four consecutive games.
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