Lamar (3-20) Battles Sam Houston State (12-10)

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1ST2ND TOTAL
  Lamar 20 20 40
  Sam Houston State 31 47 78
Sat, Feb 09 2013, 03:45 PM CST

Johnson Coliseum
Huntsville, TX
Attendance: 1,171

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On Saturday, Lamar heads to Johnson Coliseum to take on Sam Houston State. It gets started at 4:45 p.m. EST. The Cardinals fell to the Bearkats 68-57 on Jan. 10 and are 2-5 against them over the last four years.

Lamar is in 10th place in the conference, Sam Houston State is in fifth place.

In a 67-63 win over Texas A&M-Corpus Christi on Feb. 7, Stanford Brown put up 22 points and 9 rebounds for the Cardinals. He contributes a team-high 11.3 points per game and 7 rebounds per game. For the Bearkats, Marquel McKinney put up 13 points and 5 rebounds in the 59-58 loss to McNeese State on Feb. 7. He is averaging 6.9 points and 3 rebounds per game.

Reviewing current performance metrics, Sam Houston State has an edge in one significant category, scoring, where the Bearkats have the upper hand over the Cardinals, 64 points per game to 58 points per game. When considering the Four Factors, Sam Houston State performs well in defensive rebounding percentage at 73.0 percent. This ranks second in the conference and 25th in the country.

StatSmack! Lamar is better than Sam Houston State
  • Rhon Mitchell is ranked 9th in the Southland in blocks.
  • Lamar is better under pressure, and has defeated Sam Houston State in five out of the last eight games decided by five points or fewer.
  • Lamar has a stronger schedule than Sam Houston State this season (SOS Rank: No. 189 vs. No. 333).
  • The Lamar rebounding leader (Stanford Brown, 160 rebounds) has more rebounds than the Sam Houston State rebounding leader (Michael Holyfield, 109 rebounds).
LAMAR Players Mins Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk TO
C Stanford Brown 28 11 7 1 0 1 2
C- Rhon Mitchell 27 10 5 1 0 1 2
D+ Donley Minor 32 9 3 3 1 0 3
D+ Amos Wilson 24 7 4 1 1 0 2
D D.J. Muepo 15 4 3 1 1 1 1
D Keilan Blanks 21 7 2 2 0 0 2
D Donnell Minton 22 5 3 2 0 0 3
D- Nikko Acosta 13 3 2 0 0 1 1
D- Osas Ebomwonyi 9 2 2 0 0 1 1
D- Hondo Webb 14 3 2 1 0 0 2
F S. Norman 8 1 2 0 0 1 0
F Brennan Doty 8 3 2 0 0 0 1
F Matt Hancock 10 1 1 0 0 0 1
F Brian Curran 3 1 1 0 1 0 1
SHSU Players Mins Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk TO
C Darius Gatson 26 9 3 3 1 0 2
C DeMarcus Gatlin 23 8 4 2 1 0 2
C- James Thomas 25 7 5 1 1 0 1
C- Terrance Motley 17 7 5 0 1 0 1
C- Erik Williams 21 9 5 0 0 0 0
D+ Paul Baxter 20 7 2 2 1 0 1
D+ M. McKinney 22 7 3 1 1 0 1
D+ Nathaniel Mason 15 6 3 1 0 0 1
D Will Bond 15 5 2 1 1 0 0
D M. Holyfield 15 3 5 0 0 1 1
D Jeremy McKay 15 5 1 1 0 0 1
D Aaron Harwell 14 2 2 3 1 0 1
F Mitch McCormick 3 1 0 0 0 0 0

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Southland Standings

OverallConf
1 SFA 32-3 18-0
2 TAMUCC 18-16 14-4
3 SHSU 24-11 13-5
4 NSU 17-14 12-6
5 Incarnate Word 21-6 9-5
6 Oral Roberts 17-16 10-8
6 Nicholls State 14-15 10-8
8 McNeese State 11-20 9-9
9 New Orleans 11-15 8-10
10 SELU 12-18 7-11
11 UCA 8-21 5-13
 12Lamar 4-26 3-15
13 ABILEN 11-20 2-12
14 Houston Baptist 6-25 2-16
Last updated: Apr 10th, 2014

2013-2014 Roster

#1 Keilan Blanks So G 5-8 156
#5 T. de Lattibeaudiere Jr F 6-4 203
#24 Octavious Green Jr F 6-6 194
#4 Matt Hancock So G 6-4 205
#11 N. Hilliard IV Jr G 6-0 154
#2 A. Holliday Jr G 6-1 170
#22 P. Mattingly Fr G 6-2 195
#3 Donnell Minton So G 6-0 148
#10 Rhon Mitchell So F 6-5 180
#50 S. Norman Jr F 6-9 230
#20 Marcus Owens Fr G/F 6-1 195
#21 Donovan Ross Jr F 6-5 207
#34 Amos Wilson Sr F 6-5 195