Kats Continue Torrid Shooting Against Zeke's Golden Panthers

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HUNTSVILLE – Gilberto Clavell scored 20 points and Preston Brown added 15 as Sam Houston State outscored the Golden Panthers 51-26 in the second half to spark the Bearkats to a 93-63 non-conference men’s basketball victory over FIU Tuesday night.

Also scoring in double figures for Sam Houston (8-3) were Corey Almond with 14 and Josten Crow and Antuan Bootle both with 11.
FIU (4-11) was led by Marvin Roberts with 14 points and Martavis Kee with 12.

Trailing by as many as four points in the first half before building a 42-37 lead at intermission, the Bearkats got hot in the second period. Sam Houston went 19-of-25 from the floor for 76 percent shooting in the final 20 minutes.

The victory extended Sam Houston’s current winning streak to three games.

FIU vs Sam Houston State
12/22/09 7 PM at Huntsville, TX
At Huntsville, TX
SAM HOUSTON STATE 93, FIU 63

FIU (4-11)

Roberts, Marvin 6-12 1-3 14; Otero, JC 5-9 0-0 12; Watson, Antoine 3-8 3-3
9; Weaver, Stephon 3-11 0-0 7; Bright, Marlon 2-4 3-3 7; Essola, Cedric 2-5
2-2 6; Gary, Phil 1-2 2-2 4; Russell, Tremayne 1-2 0-0 2; Miro, Steven 1-2
0-0 2; Nunez, Manuel 0-2 0-0 0; Anderson, Anthony 0-1 0-0 0; Taylor, Nick
0-0 0-0 0; Kee, Martavis 0-1 0-0 0. Totals 24-59 11-13 63.

SAM HOUSTON STATE (8-3)

Clavell, Gilberto 7-8 4-5 20; Brown, Preston 6-8 1-2 15; Allmond, Corey 5-10
0-0 14; Crow, Josten 4-5 0-0 11; Bootle, Antuan 4-5 3-3 11; Mitchell, Ashton
2-5 3-5 8; Pevehouse, Lance 2-4 0-0 6; Murray, Drae 1-5 0-0 3; Thompson,
Aaron 1-1 0-0 3; Cooper, Marco 1-1 0-0 2; Zulu, Arthur 0-0 0-0 0. Totals
33-52 11-15 93.
FIU........................... 37 26 - 63
Sam Houston State............. 42 51 - 93
3-point goals--FIU 4-21 (Otero, JC 2-4; Weaver, Stephon 1-4; Roberts, Marvin
1-3; Gary, Phil 0-1; Miro, Steven 0-1; Nunez, Manuel 0-1; Anderson, Anthony
0-1; Kee, Martavis 0-1; Bright, Marlon 0-1; Watson, Antoine 0-4), Sam
Houston State 16-29 (Allmond, Corey 4-8; Crow, Josten 3-4; Brown, Preston
2-3; Clavell, Gilberto 2-2; Pevehouse, Lance 2-4; Mitchell, Ashton 1-3;
Thompson, Aaron 1-1; Murray, Drae 1-4). Fouled out--FIU-Essola, Cedric, Sam
Houston State-None. Rebounds--FIU 21 (Weaver, Stephon 5), Sam Houston State
36 (Crow, Josten 9). Assists--FIU 18 (Watson, Antoine 6), Sam Houston State
30 (Crow, Josten 8). Total fouls--FIU 18, Sam Houston State 13. Technical
fouls--FIU-None, Sam Houston State-None. A-1191




 
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