Sports / Other Sports / 

Sam Houston State crushes Eastern Washington, 76-52

By The Associated Press | Posted - Dec. 16, 2014 at 7:50 p.m.



This archived news story is available only for your personal, non-commercial use. Information in the story may be outdated or superseded by additional information. Reading or replaying the story in its archived form does not constitute a republication of the story.

HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — Jabari Peters scored 16 points, including 4 of 7 from 3-point range, to lead Sam Houston State to a 76-52 victory over Eastern Washington on Tuesday night.

All four of Peters' field goals came from downtown, and Sam Houston State (6-4) hit 13 of 25 overall from 3-point distance. DeMarcus Gatlin added 14 points for the Bearkats and Kaheem Ransom scored 13.

Sam Houston State controlled Eastern Washington for much of the night defensively, holding the Eagles to 36.7 percent shooting from the field, and 6 of 15 from the 3-point line.

After trailing 17-10 midway through the first half, the Bearkats outscored the Eagles 31-14 to take an 11 point lead into the break. They continued their dominance in the second half, pushing their lead as high as 28.

Tyler Harvey led the Eagles with a season-high 26 points. Venky Jois added 13 points for Eastern Washington (8-3).

Copyright © The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

The Associated Press

    SIGN UP FOR THE KSL.COM NEWSLETTER

    Catch up on the top news and features from KSL.com, sent weekly.
    By subscribing, you acknowledge and agree to KSL.com's Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

    KSL Weather Forecast