Sam Houston State vs. Northwestern State: Recap, Stats, and Box Score

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Sam Houston State vs. Northwestern State: Recap, Stats, and Box Score
Sam Houston State 73
(15-16, 6-10 away)
Northwestern State 84
(21-8, 13-1 home)
Venue: Prather Coliseum
4:30PM ET / 1:30PM PT, March 09, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Sam Houston State 35 38 73
Northwestern State 41 43 84
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Sam Houston State J Thomas 16 P Baxter 7 D Gatson 5
Northwestern State S Davis 24 G Stewart 7 J West 12

On Saturday, Mar. 9, Sam Houston State took on Northwestern State and lost on their home court to the Demons 84-73 in conference play. The Bearkats are now 0-2 against Northwestern State this season. The Bearkats got a good effort from James Thomas, who put up a team-high 16 points and six rebounds. Paul Baxter also put in a solid contribution, scoring 12 points and adding seven rebounds. Jalan West recorded a double-double for the Demons on 11 points and 12 assists.

Sam Houston State Game Notes

  • Sam Houston State has lost 80 percent of the time this season (2-8) after recording 34 or fewer rebounds.
  • When the opposition shoots a field goal percentage of 50.9 percent or better this season, Sam Houston State has lost 100 percent of the time (0-4).
  • When the opposition shoots a three-point percentage of 40.7 percent or better this season, Sam Houston State has lost 86 percent of the time (1-6).
  • When the opposition records 19 or more assists this season, Sam Houston State has lost 75 percent of the time (1-3).
  • The top two scorers (James Thomas and Will Bond) accounted for 41.0 percent of the points.
  • James Thomas has led the team in scoring in eight out of 31 games this season.
  • James Thomas has eight straight double-digit point games.
  • Michael Holyfield had a career high with a 100 percent field goal percentage.

Northwestern State Game Notes

  • Jalan West recorded a team season high in assists with 12.
  • The top two scorers (Shamir Davis and Brison White) accounted for 46.4 percent of the points.
  • The bench recorded more points (51) than the starters (33).
  • Shamir Davis has led the team in scoring seven times in 29 games this season.
  • This game was the first double-digit assist game of Jalan West's career.
  • Jalan West recorded a double-double. It was the first of his career.
  • This marks the eighth 20-point game of Shamir Davis's career.
SHSU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
AJames Thomas341663201
B+Paul Baxter251274104
B+M. Holyfield20431210
BWill Bond251430000
BM. McKinney251030200
B-Terrance Motley12440011
B-Darius Gatson32815002
DAaron Harwell20011203
-Nathaniel Mason4510000
-Jeremy McKay3020000
NSU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+Jalan West2611212210
AShamir Davis232421001
B+Gary Roberson161120000
BMarvin Fraizer24760211
BP. Robinson19462013
B-Brison White251531014
C+O.J. Evans15251001
C+Gary Stewart14370003
C+James Hulbin24751102
C-Dadrian Harris12011201

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