Carkansas 29 34 63
Samhouston 28 41 69
Date of game: 3/13/2013

Recap: Sam Houston St vs. Central Arkansas

Katy, TX (Sports Network) - James Thomas registered a double-double of 16 points and 11 rebounds as the sixth-seeded Sam Houston State Bearkats defeated the seventh-seeded Central Arkansas Bears, 69-63, in the first round of the Southland Conference Tournament at the Leonard E. Merrell Center.

Darius Gatson tallied a team-high 19 points and swiped two steals for the Bearkats (16-16), who will take on the third-seed Oral Roberts in the next round.

LaQuentin Miles tallied 19 points to pace Central Arkansas (13-17), which also received 16 points off the bench from DeShone McClure. Jarvis Garner just missed a double-double with nine points and 10 rebounds for the Bears, who had won their previous three games.

Sam Houston State went 9-of-19 from 3-point range to make up for a poor, 10- of-22 showing at the charity stripe. Central Arkansas lost despite holding a slight, 37-36, edge in the rebounding battle.

Game Notes

NASCAR News
The Inside Line: NASCAR's elite eight move on

The Eliminator Round in the new Chase for the Sprint Cup championship begins this weekend at Martinsville Speedway, with the playoff field now trimmed to eight drivers.

Featured Partners
www.eastridgeretirementcenter.com
The newly modeled East Ridge Residence is a must see with its spacious comfortable apartments. Plus, 3 delicious meals daily, geriatric physician, home healthcare services and fun festive activities. Schedule your visit today!
www.ameripriseadvisors.com/james.m.scotchie
Together we can make a confident retirement possible. Simply click to get started with your private wealth advisor. Talk to Jimmy Scotchie, Certified Financial Planner.
www.comcast.com/cable-internet-packages.html
Get started at $79.99 a month for 12 months. Plus, get a $75 VISA® Prepaid card.
 
Supermarket Guru
From The Archives
Scenic City Roots
Through Irish Eyes
Brand News
Prime Mashup
What's Trending
Megan Wise Goes Outside
Stay Connected with WDEF News 12
 
Inergize Digital This site is hosted and managed by Inergize Digital.