Dakarai Henderson scored 13 points and Marquel McKinney and Terrance Motley each added 11 points to lead Sam Houston in an 84-70 Southland Conference men’s basketball victory over Lamar Saturday afternoon.
The Bearkats, winners of eight of their last nine games, stand all alone in second place in the Southland Conference with a 9-2 league record. Sam Houston is 17-6 for the year. The Kats play host to first place Stephen F. Austin next Saturday.
Rhon Mitchell and Donovan Ross led Lamar (5-18, SLC 2-9) with 18 and 17 points, respectively.
Motley led the Bearkats on the boards with 12 rebounds.
Lamar led only once by one point in the first half nine minutes into the game. Sam Houston took a 48-27 lead into the dressing room at intermission.
The Kats’ largest lead was 24 points , 51-27 with 19:09 to play.