Sam Houston State routs McNeese State 74-56Feb 25, 2010 - 3:36 AM HUNTSVILLE, Texas(AP) -- Corey Allmond scored 22 points, including five 3-pointers, to lead Sam Houston State to a 74-56 victory over McNeese State Wednesday night.
The Bearkats (20-6, 12-1) clinched a share of the Southland regular-season championship and wrapped up the conference tournament's No. 1 seed. It's the third conference title for coach Bob Marlin.
Ashton Mitchell added 12 points and Preston Brown scored 11 for Sam Houston State. Josten Crow had 11 rebounds and Gilberto Clavell 10, each missing a double-double by a single point. The Bearkats owned a 51-32 edge on the boards.
Stephan Martin led McNeese State (9-18, 4-9) with 13 points. Diego Kapelan scored 11.
The Cowboys held two early leads, but Sam Houston broke away quickly, building a 45-19 lead at intermission and going up by as many as 31 points in the second half.
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