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McNeese State Falls 72-57 Against Sam Houston State - Game Recap

Sam Houston State grabbed a 72-57 win over McNeese State on Saturday, behind a 15-point effort from Demarcus Gatlin at Burton Coliseum.

Sam Houston State got 11 points from Paul Baxter and another 11 points from Darius Gatson. Demarcus Gatlin contributed 3 assists, while Michael Holyfield cleaned the glass with 11 rebounds.

McNeese State got an 18-point performance from Ledrick Eackles, who was supported by 10 points from Dontae Cannon. Dontae Cannon had 3 assists in a losing cause for McNeese State, while Craig McFerrin grabbed 8 rebounds.

Sam Houston State hit the break leading 28-27 before taking care of business in the second half.

The rebound battle favored Sam Houston State as they grabbed 43 boards, while McNeese State only had 36.